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XSEDE HPC Monthly Workshop - Summer Boot Camp - June 3-6, 2019

06/03/2019 11:00 - 06/06/2019 17:00 EDT
in person (University of Tennessee Knoxville - NICS)
Registration open date
04/30/2019 15:04 EDT
Registration close date
05/31/2019 09:00 EDT
Class size restriction
40 registrants

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Contact Information
Tom Maiden
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Contact email
University of Tennessee Knoxville - NICS
Claxton Bldg
Rm 206
Knoxville, TN 37859

XSEDE HPC Workshop: Summer Boot Camp
June 3-6, 2019
XSEDE, along with the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center will be presenting a Hybrid Computing workshop.

This 4 day event will include MPI, OpenMP, OpenACC and accelerators and run June 3-6. This event will be presented using the Wide Area Classroom(WAC) training platform and will conclude with a special hybrid exercise contest that will challenge the students to apply their skills over the following 3 weeks and be awarded the Sixth Annual XSEDE Summer Boot Camp Championship Trophy. In addition, an XSEDE Badge will be available to those who complete the Challenge.

Due to demand, this workshop will be telecast to several satellite sites. This workshop is NOT available via a webcast.

You may attend this event at any of the following sites:

  • Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center
  • Lehigh University
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • George Mason University
  • Tufts University
  • Purdue University
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • University of Houston-Clear Lake
  • University of Cincinnati
  • University of Delaware
  • Texas Tech University
  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville – National Institute for Computational Sciences
  • National Center for Supercomputing Applications
  • University of Colorado Boulder
  • Clarkson University
  • Boston University
  • Arizona State University
  • University of Utah
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Yale University
  • North Carolina State University
  • New York University
  • Old Dominion University
  • Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

To register, choose the appropriate link on the XSEDE Portal Registration pages:

Please address any questions to Tom Maiden at

To be as time zone friendly as possible, each day will run from 11AM-5PM Eastern time. The tentative agenda is as follows (all times given are Eastern):

Monday June 3
11:00 Welcome
11:15 Computing Environment
11:45 Intro to Parallel Computing
12:30 Intro to OpenMP
1:30 Lunch break
2:30 Exercise 1 (zip folder of all exercises)
3:15 More OpenMP
4:30 Exercise 2
5:00 Adjourn

Tuesday June 4
11:00 Intro to OpenACC
12:00 Exercise 1
12:30 Introduction to OpenACC (cont.)
1:00 Lunch break
2:00 Exercise 2
2:45 Introduction to OpenACC (cont.)
3:00 Using OpenACC with CUDA Libraries
3:30 Advanced OpenACC
4:00 OpenMP 4.0 Sneak Peek
5:00 Adjourn

Wednesday June 5
11:00 Introduction to MPI
1:00 Lunch break
2:00 Intro exercises
3:10 Intro exercises review
3:15 Scalable Programming: Laplace code
3:45 Laplace Exercise
5:00 Adjourn

Thursday June 6
11:00 Laplace Exercise (Cont)
12:30 Laplace Solution
1:00 Lunch break
2:00 Advanced MPI
3:00 Outro to Parallel Computing
4:00 Parallel Tools
4:20 Hybrid Computing
4:40 Hybrid Competition
5:00 Adjourn

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Posted: 04/30/2019 18:33 UTC