SC11 was held from November 12-18, 2011, in Seattle, Washington. Boston University participated in SC11 in a variety of ways, including presenting papers in the Technical Program, participating in the SC11 Student Cluster Competition, supporting student research collaboration through the Boston University Pan-American Advanced Studies Institute, serving on the SC11 organizing committee, and hosting a booth; a schedule that lists many of these activities is available.

The Boston University booth showcased research computing endeavors across many areas of the University: