Explore Leading Scientific Data Formats at the HDF User Group 2024 Meeting




The McCormick Tribune Campus Center

Students and faculty are invited to gain an extensive and thorough understanding of real- world, open-source software initiatives funded by the National Science Foundation and the United States Department of Energy as Illinois Tech’s Gnosis Research Center hosts the 2024 HDF User Group Meeting (HUG24).


HUG 24 will be held at The McCormick Tribune Campus Center on Illinois Tech’s main campus on August 5–7.


HDF5 has been the most used data management and I/O library across the world. For more than 25 years, people worldwide have relied on the open-source HDF software to solve some of the most challenging data management problems. The meeting brings together HDF5 users, developers, ecosystem developers, and future workforce together to accommodate discussion of data requirements of the next era of HPC+AI.


Why Attend?

  • In-Depth Knowledge: Engage in a series of expert talks and hands-on tutorials to explore HDF5, a leading technology with a 95 percent market share in scientific data formats.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with key stakeholders from prestigious institutions such as Argonne National Laboratory and other local universities.
  • Showcase Your Work: Participate in student poster presentations and engage with a diverse community of researchers and developers.
  • Comprehensive Access: Your registration includes access to all three days of the meeting, breakfast, lunch, and a special dinner on August 6 at Greek Islands in Chicago.


Who Should Attend?

  • Students, faculty, and professionals interested in scientific data management, open-source software, and innovative data solutions are encouraged to attend.

Registration Information:

  • Early bird discounts are available until July 19. Register here
  • There are special reduced rates for students.




Getting to Campus