Agenda

The following is the tentative agenda for the summer school subject to minor changes.

Sunday, July 12
16:00 Registration opens
18:00 Instructions on mentoring
19:00
21:00
Welcome reception
Monday, July 13
07:00
08:30
Breakfast
08:15
08:45
Testing of course accounts
Participants may also register at the school venue on Monday.
08:45 09:00 Welcome
09:00
10:10
Keynote: Addressing big data challenges with HPC in observational astrophysics in the next decade
Renee Hlozek, University of Toronto, Canada
10:10
10:25
Introduction of presenters and mentors
10:25
10:55
Break
10:55 11:45 Overview of PRACE, RIKEN, SciNet, XSEDE
(10 min each organisation + 10 min general discussion)
11:45
12:25
Parallel programming methodologies; introduce Parallel Programming Challenge
John Urbanic, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, US
12:30
13:30
Lunch
13:30 17:30 Hands-on session
Parallel programming: classic track (MPI & OpenMP)
David Henty, EPCC, UK
Weronika Filinger, EPCC, UK
— Coffee break around 3pm —
Parallel programming: accelerator track
John Urbanic, PSC, US
— Coffee break around 3pm —
17:30
20:30
Dinner buffet & electronic poster session I
The poster sessions will take place on Monday and Tuesday early evening, with integrated dinner buffet.
Tuesday, July 14
07:00
08:30
Breakfast
9:00
10:00
HPC challenges and big data analytics in Life Sciences
Tom Cheatham, Univ Utah, US
HPC challenges and big data analytics in Numerical Climate Simulation and Weather Prediction
Takemasa Miyoshi, RIKEN CCS, Japan
10:00 10:30 Break
10:30
12:30
Hands-on session
Parallel programming: classic track (MPI & OpenMP)
David Henty, EPCC, UK
Weronika Filinger, EPCC, UK
Parallel programming: accelerator track
John Urbanic, PSC, US
12:30
14:00
Lunch
14:00 15:00 Software engineering
Erik Lindahl, Univ Stockholm, Sweden
15:00
15:30
Break
15:30
16:00
Parallel Programming Challenge / bring your own code
16:00 17:00 Mentoring session
17:30
20:30
Dinner buffet & electronic poster session II
The poster sessions will take place on Monday and Tuesday early evening, with integrated dinner buffet
Wednesday, July 15
07:00
08:30
Breakfast
9:00
10:00
HPC challenges and big data analytics in Plasma Physics
Frank Jenko, MPI for Plasma Physics, Germany and Univ of Austin, US
HPC challenges and big data analytics in Materials Science
Yuriko Aoki, Kyushu University, Japan
10:00
10:30
Break
10:30
12:30
Hands-on session
HPC Python programming I
Ramses van Zon, Univ Toronto, Canada
Performance analysis and optimization I
Ilya Zhukov, JSC, Germany
12:30
14:00
Lunch
14:00
15:30
Hands-on session
Scientific visualization I
Ramses van Zon, Univ Toronto, Canada Marcelo Ponce, Univ Toronto, Canada
Performance analysis and optimization II
Ilya Zhukov, JSC, Germany
15:30
16:00
Break
16:00
17:00
Hands-on session
Scientific visualization II
Caitlin Ross, Kitware, US
Ramses van Zon, Univ Toronto, Canada
Marcelo Ponce, Univ Toronto, Canada
GPU performance analysis
Dominik Ernst, Univ Erlangen, Germany
17:00 18:00 Mentoring session
18:00 Social Event/ Dinner
Thursday, July 16
07:00
08:30
Breakfast
9:00
10:00
HPC challenges and big data analytics in Engineering
(to be announced)
HPC challenges and big data analytics talk
(to be announced)
10:00
10:30
Break
10:30
12:30
Lecture and hands-on session:
Big data analytics
John Urbanic, PSC, US
12:30
14:00
Lunch
14:00
14:45
Workflow tools
Scott Callaghan, Univ of Southern California, US
Parallel I/O
John Cazes, TACC, US
14:45 15:45 Mentoring session
15:45 16:15 Break
16:15
17:00
Parallel Programming Challenge / bring your own code
18:00 Social Event / Dinner
Friday, July 17
07:00
08:30
Breakfast
09:00
10:30
Lecture and hands-on session:
Machine Learning I
John Urbanic, PSC, US
10:30
11:00
Break
11:00 12:30 Lecture and hands-on session:
Machine Learning II
John Urbanic, PSC, US
12:30
14:00
Mentoring + Lunch
14:00
14:45
Numerical libraries
Marcelo Ponce, Univ Toronto, Canada
Hands-on: software engineering
Elsa Gonsiorowski, LLNL, US
14:45
15:30
Conclude Parallel Programming Challenge, announce winners
General discussion
Closing ceremony
15:30
17:00
Optional program