Workshop Room & Technical Equipment

The workshop rooms are located on the 1st, 2nd and 5th floor of the Marriott Hotel. The workshop rooms will include a projector and screen. The projectors have a resolution of 1024 pixels x 768 pixels (slide format 4:3) and take input via VGA or HDMI. The projectors Wi-Fi access will be provided by the hotel. Please bring your own adapters if necessary. The rooms do not include any presentation computers so please bring your own computers/laptops and adapters. Wi-Fi access will be provided by the hotel. The rooms are open from 08:00 am. The seating style will be mixed classroom and theater.


Frankfurt Marriott Hotel
Hamburger Allee 2
60486 Frankfurt am Main
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08:30 – 09:00am Welcome Coffee
09:00 – 09:05am Opening Remarks (Sunita Chandrasekaran, UDEL, USA)
09:05 – 10:00am Keynote Address: Challenges for Unified Parallel Programming Models for Accelerated Clusters (Prof. Mitsuhisa Sato, RIKEN, Japan ) [slide]

Session 1: Performance and Tuning

Session Chair: Veronica Vergara Larrea, ORNL, USA

10:00 – 10:30am Scalable Parallelization of Stencils using MODA (Nabeeh Jum’Ah, University of Hamburg, Germany) [slide]
10:30 – 11:00am Batch solution of small PDEs with the OPS DSL (István Reguly, Pazmany Peter Catholic University, Budapest, Hungary) [slide]
11:00 – 11:30am Coffee Break

Session 2: Programming Models

Session Chair: <TBD>

11:30am – 12:00pm Comparing High Performance Computing Accelerator Programming Models (Veronica Vergara Larrea, ORNL, USA) [slide]
12:00 – 02:00p Lunch

Afternoon Keynote

02:00 – 03:00pm Performance Portability across diverse computer architectures (Prof. Simon McIntosh-Smith, Professor, University of Bristol ) [slide]

Session 3: Panel

Session Chair: Sunita Chandrasekaran, Univ. Of Delaware, USA

03:00 – 04:00pm Topic: Programming models playing catch-up with evolving architectures: accelerators & manycore

C++ and SYCL: Morris Hafner (Codeplay)
Kokkos: Christian Trott (Sandia)
Architecture: Mitsuhisa Sato (RIKEN)

OpenMP: Johannes Rudolf Doerfert (ANL)
Michael Wolf (PGI)
: Sergei Bastrakov (HZDR)

04:00 – 04:10pm Closing Remarks (Sunita Chandrasekaran, UDEL, USA)
04:10 – 04:30pm Coffee Break