News Release

For Immediate Release

Media Contacts:           
Kathryn Kelley
SC07 Communications Chair

Higher Education opportunities at SC07 conference create next generation’s experts

Reno, NV – October 15, 2007 –– SC07 continues its long-standing commitment to workforce development and diversity in high performance computing by focusing its efforts even more on higher education to prepare the next generation of high performance computing and networking experts.

SC07, an international conference dedicated to advances in high-performance computing, networking storage and analysis, will be held November 10-16 in Reno, NV.

“SC07 will engage hundreds of educators, students, and underrepresented groups to ensure they are able to fully participate in the use of computational science tools to enhance learning,” says Becky Verastegui, SC07 conference chair of Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Seven categories at the conference will place a larger emphasis on higher education for graduate and undergraduate students.  The categories are:

More information on the SC07 conference opportunities for higher education is available at

About SC07
SC07, sponsored by ACM and IEEE Computer Society, will showcase how high-performance computing, networking, storage and analysis lead to advances in research, education and commerce. This premiere international conference includes technical and education programs, workshops, tutorials, an exhibit area, demonstrations and hands-on learning.  For more information, please visit