SC09 Draws Many New Faces to World’s Premier Supercomputing Event

Organizers Expect Full House at Oregon Convention Center;

More than 275 Exhibitors With 40 Participating for the First Time

Supercomputing 2009

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The organizers of SC09, http://sc09.supercomputing.org, the 22nd annual event in the SC conference series, recognized globally as the premier international conference on high performance computing, networking, storage and analysis, are making plans for an impressive turnout as the city of Portland Oregon prepares for the largest industry event in the city’s history.

“This is an amazing testimony to the importance of the SC conference series as the premier gathering of HPC ecosystem stakeholders who assemble each year seeking education, technology and science information, and networking with colleagues, peers and industry leaders”

SC09 will take place November 14-20, 2009, and continues an impressive track record of growth and stability despite the economic recession. The conference will be attended by an anticipated 11,000 researchers, scientists, engineers and computing experts from around the world.

The SC09 technical program will include an exceptional line-up of featured speakers, including an opening address by Justin Rattner, Intel Senior Fellow and CTO, Invited Plenary Speaker, Dr. Leroy Hood, President and Co-Founder of the Institute for Systems Biology, and conference Keynote speaker, former U.S. Vice President, Al Gore.

The SC09 exhibition hall will cover more than 255,000 square feet in the Oregon Convention Center.

Among the participating organizations at SC09 are 40 first-time exhibitors, with more being added each week. Included among the first-time exhibitors at the annual SC conference are the following organizations:

  • AKIB NETWORKS
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Anthro Corporation
  • Avere Systems
  • Dini Group
  • DORII - Deployment of Remote Instrumentation Infrastructure
  • Eurotech
  • HPC Advisory Council
  • InfiniBand Trade Association
  • Inphi
  • Khronos Group
  • Koi Computers
  • Kyoto University, Center for the Promotion of Excellence in Higher Education
  • L1 Identity Solutions / Advanced Concepts Information Technology Solutions
  • National Radio Astronomy Observatory (an NSF-funded research organization operated by Associated
    Universities, Inc.)
  • nCore Design
  • Nema Labs
  • Nordisk Systems
  • Opengear
  • PLDA
  • Plura Processing
  • Pointwise
  • RNA networks
  • SAS Institute Inc, JMP Division
  • Scientific Computing World Magazine
  • Software Association of Oregon
  • Sparkle Power
  • Tellabs
  • Two Guys and a Cluster
  • Tycrid Platform Technologies
  • Versant Corporation
  • Vette Corporation

For more information on these companies, or for the full list of SC09 exhibitors, please go to: http://scyourway.nacse.org/exhibits/by_name

“This is an amazing testimony to the importance of the SC conference series as the premier gathering of HPC ecosystem stakeholders who assemble each year seeking education, technology and science information, and networking with colleagues, peers and industry leaders,” said Wilf Pinfold, General Chair of SC09.

SC09 has adopted the theme of, “Computing for a Changing World” and will also feature special focus discussions on Bio-Computing, Sustainability and 3D Internet.

About SC09

SC09, sponsored by ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) and the IEEE Computer Society, offers a complete technical education program and exhibition to showcase the many ways high performance computing, networking, storage and analysis lead to advances in scientific discovery, research, education and commerce. This premier international conference includes a globally attended technical program, workshops, tutorials, an exhibit area, demonstrations and hands-on learning. The SC conference series is among Tradeshow Week magazine's Top 200 events. For more information on SC09, please visit http://sc09.supercomputing.org/.

Contacts

SC09 Communications Chair
Mike Bernhardt, 503-804-1714
mike@teamlibra.com

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