PRACE Autumn School 2016: Modern HPC Development for Scientists and Engineers

Weinberg, Volker Volker.Weinberg at
Mo Apr 4 13:53:03 CEST 2016

Dear HPC users of LRZ,

Please find attached the call of application for the next PRACE Autumn School 2016 in Hagenberg. 

Modern HPC Development for Scientists and Engineers PRACE Autumn School 2016, September 27-30 2016, Hagenberg/Linz, Austria 
Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe (PRACE) 

Registration Deadline: July 1, 2016.
Free of charge (not including travel and accommodation).
The number of places is limited.

Following the tradition of the PRACE Spring School 2014 (,
the PRACE Autumn School 2016 will take place on September 27-30 at the Castle of Hagenberg in Austria. This PRACE Seasonal School event is being hosted and coordinated jointly by the Research Institute for Symbolic Computation/Johannes Kepler University Linz (Austria), the RISC Software company, Hagenberg (Austria), and IT4Innovations/ VSB-Technical University of Ostrava (Czech Republic).

The four day program includes

* a 1-day presentation and interaction track bringing together
  researchers and attendees from industry and academia to discuss
  a variety of applications of HPC in Europe;

* two 3-day workshop tracks with hand-on sessions on
  - Parallel Programming with OpenMP and MPI
  - Intel Xeon Phi Programming
  - Parallel IO
  - PETSc: Portable, Extensible Toolkit for Scientific Computation
  - Tools for Performance Analysis
  - Advanced Parallel Programming
  with lecturers from industry and academia.

The PRACE 2016 Autumn School programme offers a unique opportunity to bring users, developers and industry together to learn more about the development of scalable applications on modern computer architectures (massively parallel systems as well as many-integrated-core architectures).

The program is free of charge (not including travel and accommodation).
For the hands-on sessions, participants are expected to bring their own laptops.

Applications are open to researchers, academics and industrial researchers residing in PRACE member countries, and European Union Member States and Associated Countries. All lectures and training sessions will be in English.

Please visit 

for more details and registration.

Kind regards,
Volker Weinberg

Dr. Volker Weinberg                     
Leibniz-Rechenzentrum der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften
PATC Coordinator

email:   weinberg at
address: Boltzmannstr. 1 - D-85748 Garching bei Muenchen             
room:    E.1.016
phone:   +49 (89) 35831-8863

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