Birds-of-a-Feather sessions, or BOFs, are informal get-togethers for conference attendees to discuss topics of mutual interest. Meeting rooms are provided both before and after the formal hours of the technical program. A BOF notice board with final dates, times, room numbers and any additional sessions will be posted daily in the convention center. Descriptions for the SC2000 BOFs are linked to the titles below.

  • High Speed Interconnects: Status and Peek into the Future
  • Using Clusters for Visualization
  • OpenMP and its Future Developments
  • The ASCI Simulation and Computer Science Technology Prospectus
  • Windows 2000 High Peformance Computing Users BOF
  • The ACTS Toolkit Development
  • Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program
  • Using & Administering GPFS
  • Web100: Automatically Tuning TCP for High Performance Networks
  • Cluster Computing and the IEEE Task Force on Cluster Computing
  • TOP500 Supercomputers
  • Portable Batch System (PBS) Birds-of-a-Feather
  • Promoting High-Performance Computing Literacy at Low Cost
  • Global Grid Forum
  • SCICOMP, The IBM SP Scientific Computing User Group
  • HPC Asia 2001
  • Building Leadership in Computing Fields


  • Submissions are still being accepted. Proposals must include a descriptive abstract (150 words), contact information for the organizer, a short description of issues to be addressed and the intended audience, the expected number of participants, any equipment requests, and time preferences.Time slots are made available on a first-come-first-served basis.
  • Submission form