Tuesday, February 28, 2017
9:10 am – 10:50 am
Location: Room 207
**Preregistration is REQUIRED for this workshop.**
This hands-on session will provide a brief introduction to GPU programming, and will provide access to Titan, the second fastest supercomputer in the world (TOP500 November 2015 list). The workshop will cover the basics of OpenACC programming and will include practical examples for taking advantage of Titan’s GPUs. Attendees will also have the opportunity to accelerate a small application using OpenACC, as well as learn about different optimizations.
Bring your laptop to this session.
Veronica G. Vergara Larrea – HPC User Support Specialist, OLCF/Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Verónica G. Vergara Larrea is originally from Quito, Ecuador. She earned a B.A. in Mathematics/Physics at Reed College and a M.S. in Computational Science at Florida State University. Verónica has five years of experience in the high performance computing field and is currently working as an HPC User Support Specialist at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility. In addition to providing assistance to OLCF users, Verónica is part of the systems testing and acceptance teams.
Adam Simpson – HPC User Support Specialist, OLCF/Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Adam Simpson is a member of the User Assistance team at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) located at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). Adam’s primary role involves user support for all OLCF compute resources with a particular focus on Titan’s 18,688 GPUs. When not answering user questions Adam is typically busy creating GPU documentation and tutorials.