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NCSA Blue Waters Symposium
for Petascale Science and Beyond

May 12-15, 2014

The Second 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 the 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.


The symposium will take place at the The iHotel and Conference Center


All abstracts, slides, and links to the presentations (which are available on YouTube) can be found here.


A detailed agenda is now available.


Document & Presentation Guidelines 

Project PIs and desingated presenters should review the guidelines and submission instructions for the 150-word summary, extended abstract, and presentation. 


Registration is now closed.  To inquire further about registering for this event contact

This event allows for open participation.  However, space is limited and we reserve the right to deny participants who did not receive a formal invitation.


The iHotel and Conference Center
1900 South First Street, Champaign, IL

Group Rate cut off date has been extended to April 12, 2014. After April 12, call the hotel directly to inquire about availbity at the group rate for the Blue Waters Symposium.

iHOTEL offers an airport shuttle -- contact the hotel at the time of your reservation to make arrangements.

Check the online Champaign County Visitors Guide for information on other Urbana-Champaign accommodations.