NCSA Blue Waters Symposium
for Petascale Science and Beyond

June 4-7, 2018

The Sixth Annual NCSA Blue Waters Symposium will bring together leaders in petascale computational science and engineering and will be a tremendous opportunity for sharing successes and challenges in large-scale heterogeneous computing. Along with presentations from Blue Waters science teams, the symposium will feature keynotes from innovative thinkers in science and will provide opportunities to share and discuss specific topics of interest.

Be sure to follow @NCSAatIllinois on Twitter for Symposium updates and coverage during the event. You can contribute to the conversation by using the hashtag #BlueWaters


Registration is opening soon.

Please note that space for the Blue Waters Symposium is limited. In the event that registration exceeds the capacity of the venue, priority will be given to Blue Waters users and key stakeholders.


The symposium will take place at the Sunriver Resort in Sunriver, Oregon.

Information about traveling to Sunriver

Information about the Sunriver/Redmond airport shuttle

Resort Map

Lodging reservations

Reservation information page For reservations please call the resort directly at 855-420-8206 for reservations. Make sure to mention that you are part of the Blue Waters Symposium to get the special room rate.