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Broader Engagement Sessions and Activities

In addition to the sessions listed below, additional activities are scheduled for Broader Engagement funded participants on the evenings of Saturday, November 15 and Sunday, November 16.

Session abstracts and speaker biographies (PDF)

Sun 11/16

Ballroom E

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Education Plenary: Using the Next Generation of Information Technology to Launch a Process of Continuous Improvement in Education

Henry Kelly, Federation of American Scientists

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Research Projects in the Entertainment Industry

Joe Marks, Walt Disney Imagineering & Walt Disney Animation Studios

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

"Being Faculty: A View from the Trenches"

M. Brian Blake, Georgetown University

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

PANEL: Meeting the Challenges that Face the Nation - National Labs & Supercomputing Centers

Dona Crawford,Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory; Becky Verastegui, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Barbara Horner-Miller, Arctic Region Supercomputing Center; Janet Jacobsen, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

PANEL: What Would a Conversation of HPC Look Like if You Were in it?

Roscoe Giles, Boston University; Raquell Holmes, Boston University and University of Connecticut Health Center; Clint Dawson, University of Texas, Austin

3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

PANEL: Financing your Graduate Study

Jose Castillo, San Diego State University; Dilma da Silva, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center; Michael Lee, University of Kentucky;

4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

PANEL: Grad School - Front to Back

Chris Harris, University of California Irvine; Jamika Burge, The Pennsylvania State University; Dorian Arnold, University of Wisconsin; Lorie Liebrock, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology





Mon 11/17

Ballroom E

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Universal Computational Science Education: Challenges and Opportunities

Valerie Taylor, Texas A&M University

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

What's Wrong with Parallel Computing?: History of HPC

Tom Deboni

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Climate Change: Current Knowledge and Future Challenges

Dean Williams, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Load imbalance in multi-physics simulations: Computer science to the rescue

Olga Pearce, Texas A&M University

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

Applying Computational Genomics to  Biodefense

Jonathan Allen, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

Robots to Molecules: Randomized Motion Planning for Scientific Problems

Shawna Thomas, Texas A&M University

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Gala







Room 9ABC

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Student Job Fair


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