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CONNECT is SIGHPC's quarterly newsletter. CONNECT keeps members up to date on activities of the SIG, features a spotlight on key technology trends impacting HPC, and often includes pointers to book reviews, educational resources, and other news of interest to our community.

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  Issue    Highlights

June 2017
  • Welcome from SIGHPC Chair Jeff Hollingsworth
  • SIGHPC Launches Emerging Woman Leader in Technical Computing Award
  • Happy 25th Birthday, MPI!
  • Overview and Opportunities at SC17

February 2017
  • Retrospective by John West, SC16 Conference Chair
  • Reproducibility Initiative Winner for 2017
  • Connecting with the SC16 HPC Fellows
  • Upcoming events held in cooperation with SIGHPC
October 2016
  • Welcome from newly elected SIGHPC Chair Jeff Hollingsworth
  • Overview of the reproducibility effort at SC16
  • Gordon Bell price preview
  • The new faces of SIGHPC: ACM SIGHPC/Intel Fellows
June 2016
  • A Farewell from former SIGHPC Chair Cherri Pancake
  • Opinion: Reflecting on Peer-Review by Jeff Hollingsworth
  • Looking Ahead at SC16
  • SIGHPC Travel Grants for Students 
February 2016
  • New ACM SIGHPC/Intel Computational and Data Science Fellowships announced
  • Retrospective by Jackie Kern, SC15 Conference Chair
  • Welcome new Advisory Board members
  • Upcoming events held in cooperation with SIGHPC
October 2015
  • SC15 General Chair Jackie Kern on “HPC transforms” and Alan Alda keynote
  • Update on annual SIGHPC members meeting at SC15
  • Introducing your newest virtual chapter: SIGHPC BigData
  • Upcoming events held in cooperation with SIGHPC at SC15

June 2015
  • SC15 Conference Chair tells us the latest on the upcoming conference
  • SC15 Early Career Program Chair presents the new addition to the conference
  • SIGHPC and ACM-W travel grants accept submissions
  • SC Steering Committee seeks future leaders for the SC conference series

February 2015
  • Retrospective by Trish Damkroger, SC14 Conference Chair
  • Awards@SC14: ACM, IEEE, and SC award winners honored at SC14
  • Member Fieldnotes:  Two SIG members comment on memorable events at SC14
  • Feature: Papers We Should Be Reading

October 2014
  • SIGHPC's new Chapters program is taking off
  • Things you won't want to miss at SC
  • Meet the HPC Fellowship and SIGHPC travel grant awardees at SC14
  • Feature: Papers We Should be Reading
  • Book Review: Introduction to High Performance Scientific Computing

June 2014
  • Your workshop/conference can benefit from collaboration with SIGHPC
  • Meet the new SIGHPC Advisory Board members
  • New round of SIGHPC travel grants
  • Feature: Papers We Should be Reading

February 2014
  • Annual awards and other highlights from SC13
  • Meet our award-winning students
  • Your chance to help shape a new Education efforts
  • Looking for SIGHPC advisors and volunteers
  • Feature: Papers We Should be Reading

October 2013
  • Serving with distinction - news on recent award and travel grant winners
  • Meet your newly-elected officers
  • SIGHPC's first webinar breaks ACM records
  • Things you won't want to miss at SC13
  • Feature: Papers Everyone Should Read

June 2013
  • Celebrating achievement - news on HPC awards and award winners
  • SC13 Conference Chair tells us the latest on the upcoming conference
  • Feature: Papers Everyone Should Read
  • Call for interest in SC conference leadership
  • SIGHPC announces new travel grants for students

February 2013
  • National award winners comment on the SC conference in general, and SC12 in particular
  • Retrospective by Jeff Hollingsworth, SC12 Conference Chair
  • Feature: Papers Everyone Should Read
  • Important news about upcoming SIGHPC elections

October 2012
  • SIGHPC members can now read HPC papers from the Digital Library at no cost
  • Visit us at SC12 - and how to get a SIGHPC lapel pin
  • New CONNECT feature: "What We Should Be Reading"
  • Book review: Introduction to High Performance Computing for Scientists and Engineers
  • Reports from meetings we are sponsoring or collaborating with

June 2012
  • The GMM HPC Fellows describe the highlights of their visit to SC
  • What's new at SIGHPC - notes from the Chair
  • Book review: Introduction to Elementary Computation Modeling by Jose Garrido
  • Connect editor invites your participation