PRACE Tier-1 Workshop 2011

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PRACE, the Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe, is organizing
 a workshop on utilizing Tier-1 HPC systems on 29-30 November 2011 in
 Amsterdam, Netherlands. The aim of the workshop is to support
 researchers granted compute resources through the recent DECI-7 call as
 well as other potential users of the pan-European Tier-1
 This 2-day event is based around a number of invited talks and hands-on
 sessions that will provide practical guidelines and experience on
 utilizing the European Tier-1 systems available through the DECI-7
 call. Potential users of this Tier-1 infrastructure are also invited to
 participate in the workshop. A large emphasis will be placed on the
 hands-on sessions where participants have the opportunity to identify
 and discuss issues directly with PRACE staff. There will also be a
 special session (optional) at the end of the workshop dedicated for
 one-to-one consultation on participants  projects.
 Areas to be covered at the workshop includes:
 . General information on PRACE
 . Brief introduction to the Tier-1 systems
 . Generic PRACE services such as user and application support
 . Practical orientation of the Tier-1 systems, i.e. day-to-day usage.
 . Short exercises in compiling and running parallel code.
 . Deployment of users  own code
 This workshop is hosted by SARA, Dutch national HPC and e-Science
 Support Center. SARA offers an integrated ICT research infrastructure
 and provides services in the areas of computing, data storage,
 visualization, networking, cloud and e-science.
 Attendance is free for all EU academics. Limited support is available
 for travel and accommodation costs for a small number of attendees.
 For more information on the workshop, the programme and the
 registration procedure please visit
 Important deadlines:
 . Registration deadline: 4 November 2011
 . Notification of acceptance: 11th of November 2011
 Workshop dates:
 . 29th of November 2011, 13:30 to 17:30
 . 30th of November 2011, 9:30 to 12:00
 . 30th of November 2011, 13:00 to 15:00 One-to-one sessions

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