After years of being an established, marquee, annual community-building event with close to one thousand attendees, the Beowulf Bash has decided to re-brand itself as:
The Beowulf Bash began in the late nineties when a bunch of Beowulf cluster geeks gathered for beer and pretzels during Supercomputing. Over the years, the success of the Beowulf Bash brand continued to grow at a steady rate, and the event is now an established and recognizable part of the annual SC experience.
Which makes it the perfect time to rebrand as the Y Event.
Of course, many of you may ask: why Y1? Well, it seems that other letters were taken.
And because we just have to be different, the Y Event will take place at the Church Nightclub 2 in Denver. The Church has a very unique array of rooms and décor — which we will be filling with a very unique array of entertainment options. And as always, we’ll provide a quiet room for meeting and confessing to old friends.
To that point, this year’s underlying theme 3 is:
You may be wondering: will we get in some kind of trouble by providing libations, food, music, and wild dancing in a such a hallowed environment? We have no idea 6, but we figure we’ll blame it all on the really great sponsors that are supporting this event.