Join Chameleon at SC19

Posted by Stephanie Suber on November 17, 2019

Chameleon team members will be attending the Supercomputing Conference (SC19) in Denver from Nov. 18-22. Follow @chameleoncloud on Twitter to keep up with what’s going on each day. 

If you are presenting, showing a poster, or doing anything at all that is Chameleon related and you don't see it on this list, please let us know by emailing We would love to tell everybody about it and hopefully have a chance to come by to see you!

Visit Chameleon partner booths

In addition to daily event-based opportunities to learn more about Chameleon, you can stop by partner booths on the exhibit floor anytime between 7 p.m. Monday night and 3 p.m. Thursday:

#781   | RENCI
#993   | Starlight
#1353 | Texas Advanced Computing Center

Learn more about Chameleon at a scheduled event


  • 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Posters are on view in Concourse E Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

    • Poster #20 Part of the ACM Student Research Competition Posters display, "From IoT to Cloud: Research Platform for IoT/Cloud Experiments” is a submission from Jinfeng Lin of the University of Notre Dame that proposes a framework named Chameleon IoT testbed (CHIoT) that extends the Chameleon bare-metal cloud resources to support general IoT to Cloud experiments.

    • Poster #80 "Sharing and Replicability of Notebook-Based Research on Open Testbeds" by Maxine V. King, Jason Anderson, and Kate Keahey shares information about facilitating replicability by creating a way to share experiments easily in and out of notebook-based, open testbed environments.

    • Poster 117: "A New Polymorphic Computing Architecture Based on Fine-Grained Instruction Mobility" by David Hentrich, Erdal Oruklu, and Jafar Saniie summarizes base concepts behind David Hentrich’s May 2018 Ph.D. dissertation in Polymorphic Computing. Results shared on this poster were generated on Chameleon. 

- - - TUESDAY, NOV. 19 - - -

  • 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Join us for the Technology Challenge at the SC Theatre adjacent to SCinet booth #1081. Collaborators will be presenting "Dynamic Network-Centric Multi-Cloud Platform (DyNamo) for Real-Time Weather Forecasting Workflows.” Read about how Chameleon facilitated the work leading up to this presentation in our recent guest blog post by George Papadimitriou


  • 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Chameleon PI Kate Keahey will be chairing a Papers session on Cloud Scheduling in rooms 405-406-407. 

  • 4:00 p.m. - 4:35 p.m. Drop in to 405-406-407 to support Harper Zhang and Henry Hoffman as they present their work on power-capping. This paper featuring work done on Chameleon has been named as both a Best Paper finalist and a Best Student Paper finalist. Read a little more about it in our guest blog post from Harper Zhang  - or you could go ahead and read the entire paper!

  • 5:15 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. The Posters Reception in Concourse E is the best time to view posters and speak with their creators. If you want to chat with some of the Chameleon users that created posters (listed above), now is one of the best times. Stop by to say hi! 


- - - WEDNESDAY, NOV 20 - - -

  • 4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Stop by 401-402-403-404 to support Chao Chen, Greg Eisenhauer, Santosh Pande, Qiang Guan as they present CARE, a light-weight and compiler-assisted technique to continue the execution of applications upon crash-causing errors. This paper featuring work done on Chameleon has been named as a Best Student Paper finalist. Read the paper here


- - - FRIDAY, NOV. 22 - - -

  • 8:45 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. As SC19 draws to a close, take advantage of one last chance to talk about Chameleon with Kate Keahey. She will be the keynote speaker at the HPC Systems Professionals Workshop (HPCSYSPROS19) in 405-406-407. Her talk is titled “Chameleon: How to Build a Cloud++,” and she will cover the challenges faced in building Chameleon, lessons learned, and operations experiences.

Don’t forget to visit SCinet

SCinet allows members of the HPC community to demonstrate the advanced computing resources of their home institutions and showcase the revolutionary applications and experiments that are a hallmark of the SC Conference Series. 

We are proud to be able to support SCinet at the Gold Level. Learn more about SCinet - the most powerful and advanced network on Earth during the week of SC - and all they have going on at this year’s conference: