Call for Instructor-Led Labs Opens

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Call for Instructor-Led Labs Closes at 11:59 PM (Pacific)

Friday, October 20, 2017

Final Notifications Sent By

Friday, Dec. 8, 2017

If you have any questions or would like to reach the GTC Content Team, please contact us.

Submit your work by October 20, 2017.


Submissions must use GPUs and must demonstrate a significant innovation or improvement in GPU computing.


The GTC Content Committee will review, rate, and select submissions based on the:

  • Relevance and timeliness of presentation to GPU computing
  • Presenter credentials and expertise in the subject matter
  • Platform required for lab: 1) Amazon's AWS GPU Instances (connection options), 2) A queue-submission-based cluster, 3) the Jetson TX1 DevKit
  • Level of lab self-containment: Instructions, code, documentation should all be available to attendees in one package


If your submission is focused on a service, technology, or a new product your company is offering, please contact us for information on sponsored session opportunities.


You will be required to provide the following information in your submission:

  • Submitter's Contact Information: Email and phone number
  • Session Title: Maximum of 12 words. Should be enticing and a concise description of what your lab is about.
  • Platform Required for Lab: Choice of Amazon GPU instances: cg1.4xlarge, g2.2xlarge, g2.8xlarge; GPU Cluster (access with SSH only, job submission-based); Tegra TX1 DevKit
  • Audience Level: Beginner; Intermediate; Advanced.
    • Beginner: Limited or no prior knowledge or experience is required. Session helps attendees learn the fundamentals of a subject area.
    • Intermediate: Some knowledge of the subject area is required. Session helps attendees enhance their knowledge of a subject area.
    • Advanced: Greatly developed knowledge of the subject area is required. Session helps attendees heighten their already advanced knowledge of a subject area.
  • Required Prerequisites: List any specific knowledge attendees must have in order to take this lab.
  • Topics: Select up to three topics from a dropdown list of pre-approved topic areas.
  • Lab Description: Maximum 800 characters (approximately 500 words) - for use on the online scheduler, mobile app and other online marketing tools. The Lab Description must explain what attendees will learn how to do and what problems they will learn to solve as a result of attending your lab. The lab must show people HOW to do things, not just provide a tour of features. 
  • Extended Abstract & Results: Maximum 3000 characters (approximately 500 words) – provide details on what your lab is about including what attendees will learn to do from your lab to help the Content Committee better understand the technical merits of your lab. The Extended Abstract will not be published.
  • Instructor's Information: Email and phone number (can be different from submitter's information)
  • Instructor Biography: Maximum 100 words
  • Instructor Headshot: No less than 1800x2700px and no more than 2400x3000px. Maximum file size: 32 MB.
  • Permission to Webcast and/or Record: A confirmation of whether or not you agree to be recorded and/or webcast is needed.
  • Instructor Agreement: To be considered for a lab the Presenter Agreement must be completed
  • Previous Experiences Teaching Lab: List the date(s) and venue(s) this lab has been taught.
  • Supporting Material: provide to assist the Content Review Committee in better understanding your work. Provide supplemental information that supports your session proposal. Additional materials may include white papers, research work, videos, images, demos, proof of concept, etc.