[AG-TECH] New Mexico SuperComputer Challenge

Cindy Sievers sievers at lanl.gov
Wed Apr 15 16:31:41 CDT 2009

Hehe, oops, Session 2 is 11:00 - 11:45 *AM*.......thanks to John Q. 
for pointing out my mistake.....:):)

At 03:23 PM 4/15/2009, Cindy Sievers wrote:
>Hello everyone,
>On Monday, April 20, Los Alamos National Laboratory is hosting the 
>annual New Mexico SuperComputing Challenge. Groups of New Mexico 
>high school and middle school students will be at LANL that day to 
>receive awards for their participation in the year long program and 
>to tour the facilities.  http://www.challenge.nm.org/
>We traditionally include a tour of the Access Grid.  We like to 
>include some remote sites so that the students can see what a true 
>collaboration looks like. Last year we invited some college 
>recruiters to participate via Access Grid.  This gave the colleges a 
>chance to recruit some top notch students, and it gave the students 
>a chance to talk with faculty about their institutions and about 
>college in general.  In previous years we have had students at 
>colleges and universities talk to the SuperComputer challenge 
>participants via Access Grid about their college experiences.  I'd 
>like to invite your institution to participate this year, all types 
>of discussions are welcome!  If you would like for your recruiters 
>to get involved, that is great!  Or if you have some students who 
>might like to participate in an informal discussion with the SCC 
>participants, that would be awesome!  Or if you can simply run your 
>AG node and talk briefly to the students about your AG facility and 
>what you are using it for, that would be a tremendous help! We are 
>looking for all types of interaction, so if you can participate in 
>any way, we would be greatly appreciative.
>Currently, we have 3 sessions, each is about 45 minutes long.
>Session 1 is from 10:00am - 10:45am MDT
>Session 2 is from 11:00pm - 11:45pm MDT
>Session 3 is from 2:00 - 2:45 MDT
>If you could please RSVP and let me know if you would like to 
>participate and which session(s) you can attend.
>We'll be using the LANL venue off of the Argonne Lobby/Government 
>Institutions Lobby.
>Cindy Sievers           Los Alamos National Laboratory
>sievers at lanl.gov        Group CCS-1 MS B287
>tel:505.665.6602        Advanced Computing
>fax:505.665.4939        Los Alamos, NM 87544

Cindy Sievers           Los Alamos National Laboratory
sievers at lanl.gov        Group CCS-1 MS B287
tel:505.665.6602        Advanced Computing
fax:505.665.4939        Los Alamos, NM 87544

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