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SC10 SCC Competition

Competition Schedule



This is a tentative schedule describing the competition events for November 12 - November 19, 2010 to help you with your planning.  As we get closer to the competition, this schedule will become firmer with exact times.

NOTE:  Your cluster must be ready to run HPCC benchmarks on Monday morning @ 9:00 AM.  You will be given access to the conference show floor beginning Saturday, November 13 at 10:00 AM to begin assembling and testing your clusters.  You will be given 24 hour access to the show floor starting Sunday at 7:00 AM.  Please consider your time wisely as we also expect teams to attend the dinners on Saturday, Sunday, and Wednesday.

NOTE:
Breakfast in room 275 7AM - 9AM
780-619-6749 (Bob) / 626-318-7720 (Hai Ah) / 850-566-8486 (Tiki)

Friday (11/12/2010)
  • Travel to New Orleans
Saturday (11/13/2010)
  • 10:00 AM - Access to convention center, begin installing clusters, orientation (you must check in with SCC staff before installing clusters)
  • 3:00 PM - SCC meeting of all teams to discuss logistics and the week ahead of us.  All team members need to be present.  If you cannot attend, please notify SCC supervisors.
  • 7:00 - 9:00 PM:  SC Communities social
    Dinner at the Aquarium of the Americas (1 Canal Street, New Orleans) - this is a 10-15 minute walk, but there will also be shuttles available before and after the dinner.
  • 12:00 AM SCC booth closed
Sunday (11/14/2010)
  • 7:00 AM - SCC area open 24/7 until Thursday close of competition
  • Setup & tune clusters, beautify display area
  • 7:00 - 9:00 PM:  SCC student mixer dinner
    New Orleans School of Cooking (524 St. Louis Street, New Orleans) - we will walk together from the convention center at 6:30 PM
Monday (11/15/2010) - Exhibit Hall Hours 7-9 PM
  • 9AM - 5:30PM:  Run HPCC Benchmarks and turn in best results
  • 10:00 AM: Visit from HPCC Judge
  • 1:00 - 3:00 PM:  Team Pictures & Group Pictures - please invite your vendor partners ***
  • 3:30 - 5:00PM:  Advisor Panel on HPC Curriculum Development with SC10 Education Program
    • Education Plenary room (293-294)
  • 6:00PM:  Visit from Barry Hess, SC10 Conference Chair (comb hair, etc.)
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM:  Eat exhibitor food on show floor
  • 7:00PM:  Exhibit floor opens
  • 7:30PM:  Official SCC Competition Start, competition data sets given
Tuesday (11/16/2010) - Exhibit Hall Hours 10-6 PM
  • 11:00 -12:00 PM:  Intel ISNTV Interviews at Communities booth
  • Interview with application judges in the AM and a chance to ask questions
  • Computing like there is no tomorrow!
  • SC Communities Scavenger Hunt
  • 5:30 - 7:00 PM:  Top500 BOF (the SCC Highest LINPACK winner is announced)
Wednesday (11/17/2010) - Exhibit Hall Hours 10-6 PM
  • Scavenger Hunt continues
  • 11:00 -12:00 PM:  Intel ISNTV Interviews at Communities booth
  • 10:30AM - 1:30PM Job Fair
  • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM:  Interview with judges ***
  • 6:00PM:  Official SCC Competition End, hands up and all results on server
  • 7:00PM - 10:00PM:  SCC Competition End Blow off Steam Celebration (the bus will leave at 6:30 PM sharp in front of the convention center Hall J)
    Dinner and fun at Adventure Quest Laser Tag (1200 Clearview Parkway, Ste 1106, Harahan, LA) - return buses will start leaving at 9)
Thursday (11/18/2010) - Exhibit Hall Hours 10-3 PM
  • Team presentations
  • 11:00 -12:00 PM:  Intel ISNTV Interviews at Communities booth
  • 12:00PM - Technical Program Awards Luncheon (announce the winners!)
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM:  Post-mortem with teams, dish it out
  • 3:00PM:  Exhibit floor closes, receive crates, tear down displays 
  • 6:00PM - 10:00PM:  Technical Party
Friday (11/19/2010)
  • Travel from New Orleans




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