NIU Performing at SuperComputing Conference via Internet2
Elaine Lauerman, Internet2 Program Manager for Events and The Commons, has contacted the NIU School of Music to provide a demonstration of Internet2 video technologies for the 21st Annual SuperComputing Conference (SC09) in Portland, Oregon, on Monday, November 16, 2009. Recognized globally as the premier international conference on High Performance Computing (HPC), networking, storage and analysis, SC09 will feature the most interesting and innovative HPC scientific and technical applications from around the world.
Lauerman explained, "Internet2 has demonstrated at the Supercomputing Conference for 10 years now, and each year it is a challenge to come up with compelling demonstrations." Ann Doyle, Manager of Internet2 Arts and Humanities Initiatives, recommended Lauerman contact NIU. NIU's demonstration will be the live concert performance of the NIU Jazz Lab Band, directed by Assistant Professor Rodrigo Villanueva, performing from the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall in the Music Building.