Larry Smarr and Tony Hey Speak at COMPSAC
LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., 30 July, 2009 – Keynote speeches from Microsoft’s Tony Hey and University of California San Diego’s Larry Smarr and a roundtable discussion on electronic digital computing are currently available for online viewing from the IEEE International Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC).
The 33rd annual COMPSAC, the Computer Society’s signature conference on computers, software, and applications, was held 20-24 July, 2009 in Seattle, Washington. IEEE Computer Society 2009 President Susan K. (Kathy) Land delivered the opening remarks.
COMPSAC this year was collocated with the 9th Annual International Symposium on Applications and the Internet (SAINT), which is co-sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society and the Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ). The conferences will be collocated in 2010 in Seoul.
Smarr, the Harry E. Gruber computer science and engineering professor, spoke on “Project Greenlight: Optimizing Cyberinfrastructure for a Carbon Constrained World.” He directs the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology at UCSD. View his presentation.
Hey, corporate vice president of Microsoft Research’s external research division, spoke about “Programming the Cloud.” View his presentation.
The roundtable discussion, entitled “70 Years of Electronic Digital Computing that Changed the World,” can be viewed here.
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