[hpc-announce] CfP: SPEEDUP 2016 - Basel, September 15-16, 2016 (Call for posters - deadline approaching!!!)

Florina M. Ciorba florina.ciorba at unibas.ch
Wed Jul 6 11:03:26 CDT 2016

* SPEEDUP 2016 Workshop
* 45th SPEEDUP Workshop on Performance Challenges in HPC,
* Basel, Switzerland, September 15-16, 2016
* Webpage: www.speedup.ch <http://www.speedup.ch/>

Call for Participation
The purpose of this workshop is to bring together experts in the field to present their ideas that focus on various performance challenges, to foster learning and inspiration, and to provoke discussions and exchanges on the state-of-the-art in high-performance and parallel scientific computing.

Workshop Agenda
The scientific program of Thursday, September 15, consists of six 45-minute talks, a series of lightning talks from young talents in HPC followed by a PhD poster session. The program will end with an engaging debate on the future of HPC, followed by an apero. Invited speakers are Gerhard Wellein (FAU Erlangen, Germany), Martin Schulz (Lawrence Livermore National Labs, USA), Sascha Hunold (TU Wien, Austria), Rudi Eigenmann (NSF and Purdue University, USA), Michael Resch (University of Stuttgart, Germany), and Nicholas Holway (Novartis, Switzerland).

The presentations on Thursday, September 15, will focus on performance modeling, benchmarking, and analysis as well as the opportunities for achieving performance using accelerators, clouds, and future technologies.

On Friday, September 16, two half-day tutorials will be offered on performance monitoring and reproducibility, by ZIH TU Dresden, Germany and HPWC University Basel, Switzerland, respectively.

Call for Posters *** 
Students in all stages of their PhD are encouraged to actively participate in the PhD Forum by submitting their research in the form of a poster, which will be reviewed by the SPEEDUP committee. If your doctoral school allows it, students with accepted posters may earn one ECTS for attending the workshop and tutorials and for participating in the PhD Forum.

Important Dates
* Deadline submission: July 15, 2016 <— DEADLINE APPROACHING 
* Notification of acceptance: August 22, 2016.
* Due date for submission of presentation slides to be assembled in a single presentation file: September 5, 2016.

Poster Submission
Submission: By email at posters at speedup.ch <mailto:posters at speedup.ch>.
Submission requirements (a single PDF file): 
(1) Title, 
(2) Author (contact) information, 
(3) Summary of research objectives/early results (500 words maximum), 
(4) Topic area, 
(5) One to five keywords, 
(6) Poster draft (1 page max.).

Eligibility: PhD thesis must not have been defended by September 16, 2016.

Local Organizing Committee
Helmar Burkhart (University of Basel) 
Florina Ciorba (University of Basel)

SPEEDUP Committee
Rolf Krause (USI Lugano), 
Peter Arbenz (ETH Zurich), 
Vittoria Rezzonico (EPF Lausanne), 
Helmar Burkhart (University of Basel), 
Dominik Obrist (University of Bern), 
Olaf Schenk (USI Lugano), 
Deparis Simone (EPF Lausanne), 
Andreas Adelmann (PSI Villigen), 
Ales Janka (HES-SO Fribourg), 
Chopard Bastien (University of Geneva), 
VandeVondele Joost (ETH Zurich), 
Jan Hesthaven (EPF Lausanne), 
Nordborg Henrik (HSR Rapperswil).

Online registration: http://www.speedup.ch/workshops/w45_2016/registration.html <http://www.speedup.ch/workshops/w45_2016/registration.html>
Participation fees can be paid on site during the event.

Workshop (Thursday, September 15): CHF 80 (free for bachelor and master students)
Tutorial (Friday, September 16): CHF 170 (CHF 50 for bachelor and master students)
1. Students enrolled in the FoMICS or CCCS PhD programs are exempt from registration fees.
2. Members of the CCCS at University of Basel are exempt from registration fees. 

SPEEDUP 2016 will take place at the University of Basel in Kollegienhaus - Hörsaal 001.
The building Kollegienhaus is located at Petersplatz 1, 4003 Basel, Switzerland. 
Directions can be found here: https://www.unibas.ch/en/University/Contact-Directions.html <https://www.unibas.ch/en/University/Contact-Directions.html>

The 2016 edition of SPEEDUP is sponsored by
* CCCS: Competence Center for Computational Sciences at University of Basel (cccs.unibas.ch <http://cccs.unibas.ch/>)
* Swiss Graduate Programme FoMICS "Foundations of Mathematics and Informatics in Computational Science" (https://www.ics.usi.ch/index.php/education/phd-and-fomics <https://www.ics.usi.ch/index.php/education/phd-and-fomics>)

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