Member Benefits

Benefits provided to SIGHPC Members:

  • SIGHPC electronic newsletter, published three times per year
  • Access to online SIGHPC clearinghouse of information about conferences, meetings, proposals, and events
  • Complimentary access to all HPC research reports, theses, and proceedings that SIGHPC adds to the ACM Digital Library (includes proceedings of all past SC conferences)
  • Eligibility for SIGHPC travel awards to HPC conferences (restrictions apply)
  • Voting rights in SIGHPC elections
  • Online interaction with the HPC community, through SIGHPC's social media venues (blogs, Facebook, Twitter, etc.)

Community benefits provided by SIGHPC:

  • Creates a virtual community joining individuals who study, develop, teach, or support high-performance systems with those who are engaged in applying HPC across a broad spectrum of domains
  • Co-sponsorship of the leading conference in the field (with IEEE-CS) 
  • Collaborative arrangements with other major HPC-related conferences and workshops
  • Confers Best Paper, Best Student Paper, Best Research Poster, and Test of Time Awards at annual SC conference
  • Co-sponsorship of the George Michaels HPC Fellowships (with IEEE-CS and SIGARCH)
  • Promotes the inclusion of students, early career professionals, and underrepresented groups at HPC conferences
  • Support for ACM-W scholarship recipients attending SC conference
  • Supports and promotes opportunities for HPC-related interactions at local, regional, and community-wide levels
  • Gathers research and educational resources from the broader HPC community and makes them available through the ACM Digital Library
  • Publicizes HPC award winners – and where appropriate, provides links to the corresponding research papers – on the SIGHPC website

Additional benefits if you choose to join ACM as well:

As a member of ACM, you receive: Communications of the ACM; conference, journal, SIG, and book discounts; an e-mail forwarding address as a free service to members - and more.  See the following for details: