SEA Conference

SEA Scientific Software Conference and Tutorials 2019

Improving Scientific Software

April 8 - 12, 2019


The 2019 annual SEA (now Improving Scientific Software) conference will take place in Boulder, CO at the NCAR Center Green Campus from April 8th to April 12th. The theme for 2019 will be Improving Scientific Software.

Program Details

The conference will have the following tracks. See the program for more information

  • Utilizing modern HPC architectures for Scientific Software
  • Utilizing Machine Learning Techniques in Scientific Software
  • Utilizing Software Engineering practices to improve Scientific Software
  • Utilizing containers and cloud for HPC



Register here 

NOTE: For inhouse staff wishing to register, please notify Cecilia Banner at to receive the acct number to credit for an inhouse transfer to be processed.  

Register by Registration type Price (general) Price (student)
March 4th Early Bird $300 $100
March 31st Regular Rate $400 $150
April 8th Late Registration $500 $200


Important dates

  • 2018, November 12th: Call for talks and tutorials opens
  • 2019, January 13th:  Call for talks and tutorials closes (no deadline extensions will be granted)
  • 2019, February 1st: Travel Assistance application deadline
  • 2019, February: Program announced
  • 2019, February: Registration for attendees opened at the early bird rate
  • 2019, March 4th: Early bird rate ends, standard rate begins
  • 2019, March 31st: Standard rate ends, late rate begins
  • 2019, April 8th: Conference begins
  • 2019, April 12th: Conference ends

Hotel information

We have a group rate reserved at Courtyard Boulder. You can call (800) 321-2211 and ask for the UCAR SEA Workshop room block at the Courtyard in Boulder. Or click here to access the reservation link to make online reservations.

Additional information

  • All attendees, speakers, sponsors and volunteers at UCAR/NCAR-run events are required to agree with the UCAR/NCAR code of conduct.
  • Gender specific restrooms are located on the first floor. All-gender/gender neutral, single-stall restrooms are located on the third floor of the conference venue, next to conference room CG-3150.
  • Lactation rooms are available for use of workshop participants, and are located on the second floor, in CG-2615 and CG-2617. If you require a small refrigerator to be placed in either of these rooms, please contact the registration desk. Child care may be also arranged if necessary. Contact anybody in our Executive Committee if you'd like more informations about it.
  • The conference venue is fully accessible to wheelchairs, including restrooms, but feel free to contact anybody in our Executive Committee should you have a special need and would like to double-check.
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