The SC conference series has a proud tradition
of reaching out to faculty and students, providing opportunities
through formal training sessions, meetings and volunteer programs.
The SC2003 conference in Phoenix will offer the following
educational outreach programs:
Education Program: Follow this link to learn more
about the SC2003 Education Program which engages undergraduate
faculty and K-12 teachers in four days of hands-on workshops
to learn about high performance computing and communications
tools and resources appropriate for their classroom. The participants
selected to participate in this program will learn about approaches
to using modeling and visualization in the classroom, including
numerical modeling, algebraic modeling, dynamic modeling systems,
and agent modeling. The Education Program runs November 15-18,
2003 at the Phoenix Civic Plaza in Phoenix, Arizona. The deadline
for applications is closed, but there will be other opportunities
for educators to participate in similar programs through the
This program aims to increase the participation of minorities
in the SC conferences by providing support to help faculty
and/or IT professionals from Minority Serving Institutions
(MSIs) attend the conference, as well as foster lasting collaborative
relationships between faculty and the research community.
The deadline for applications
is May 30.
Volunteers: This program supports undergraduate and
graduate students who volunteer to help with various aspects
of the conference, including SCinet, media relations, exhibit
setup and a host of other functions. Application
deadline is September 30.
Day: Undergraduate and graduate students attend presentations
about career opportunities in high-performance computing and
networking, and receive guidance on how to apply and interview