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SC Desktop FAQ

What is SC Desktop?
Put simply, the ability to attend the technical program (and more) of SC|05 from your desktop.

What will I be able to see?
(Refer to for descriptions of the following)

  • Plenary Talks
  • Cray/Fernbach Memorial Award Talks
  • All 4 Technical Paper Tracks
  • 1 Masterwork Track (TBD)
  • 1 Exhibitor Forum Track (TBD)
In addition, you will have access to the Conference Keynote and the events in the SC Global Showcase.

What do I need to participate?
A resonably current machine, running Windows 2000/XP or Linux. The registration fee includes a limited license for and training on the inSors client software (for Windows 2000/XP).

Windows and Linux users can also use the AG Toolkit (2.3 or higher).

For further details, see

OK - this sounds pretty cool, how much does it cost?
Member (ACM/IEEE) $60
Non-Member $75
Student $15

How do I register?
Registration is through the normal registration process:

What's the deadline?
October 15th. No registrations will be accepted after this date. This is due to the training and testing period required before the event.

Who do I contact if I have further questions?
Send a note to: