Green High Performance Computing Educators Conference
Commonwealth IT Initiative, Holyoke Community College and the ICT Center at Springfield Technical Community College
Tuesday, May 25, 2010 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)
Green high-performance computing and related technologies like alternative energy, power, storage, virtualization and cloud computing are impacting career and hiring decisions. With the planned Green High Performance Computing Center to be built in Holyoke, and the effort to attract and retain more IT industry in Massachusetts, educators will be asked to train more students for the IT workforce. Want to start incorporating some of these technologies in your classroom?
The Commonwealth Information Technology Initiative (CITI), Holyoke Community College, and the National Center for Information and Communications Technologies at Springfield Technical Community College are offering a Green High Performance Computing Educators’ Conference, Tuesday, May 25 at Holyoke Community College. The event is organized by community college educators, for community college educators (and others).
Who should attend?
Educators in computing, information & communications technology, and engineering fields at community colleges, universities, high schools, and informal education organizations who want to learn about new technologies to incorporate into their curricula.
Free, but advanced registration is required by May 21, 2010. Space is limited to 80 attendees, so register early.
Stipends for participation are available for Massachusetts educators who are not employed on contracts on May 25. Participation stipends are $150 (inclusive of travel). Public school educators should abide by their district policies about whether or not to request a stipend.
Stipend recipients are required to complete and return a W-9 form in advance of the conference and sign an invoice at registration on May 25 in order to receive a stipend.
Check off stipend option on registration and follow instructions. Separate funding for travel expenses is not available.
For further information contact Helen Wetmore at 413-755-6550 or firstname.lastname@example.org
GREEN HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING
HOLYOKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE – KITTREDGE CENTER
MAY 25, 2010
Kittredge Center 301-303
8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Registration/Networking
9:00 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. Welcome
Hayden, Executive Director of the Kittredge Center for Business and Workforce
Development, Holyoke Community
Adrion, Professor Dept. of Computer Science UMass Amherst and Director of Commonwealth Information Technology
9:15 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Overview of Green High Performance Computing
Jim Kurose, Distinguished Professor, Dept. of Computer
Science, UMass, Amherst
Kittredge Center Classrooms
10:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Sessions
KC 418 Community Connections Nancy Dimauro, Director of Operations, Boys & Girls Club of Greater Holyoke, Inc.
Victor Rojas, Technology Director, Boys & Girls Club of
Greater Holyoke, Inc.
Suzanne Parker, Executive Director, Girl’s Inc. of Holyoke
KC 420 Cloud Computing/ High Dave Irwin, Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Dept. of
Performance Networking Computer Science UMass, Amherst
KC 422 Data Security Brian
Bradley, Professor Bunker Hill Community College,
Network Security Engineer, Imaginatik, PLC and Decoi
Noon – 1:00 Box Lunch - Networking
Kittredge Center Classrooms
1:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Sessions
KC 418 Storage Kim Yohannan, Academic Alliance Manager, EMC
Mike Qaissaunee, Professor, Brookdale Community College
Mohammad Shanehsaz, Professor, Brookdale Community College
KC 420 Cloud Computing/ Jim O'Neil, Senior Developer Evangelist, Microsoft
KC 522 Green Technology Prashant Shenoy, Professor, Dept. of Computer Science, UMass
Dave Irwin, Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Dept. of Computer
Science, UMass Amherst
3:00 – 3:30 Raffle and Wrap-up