CARLA 2020 –  GPU Accelerated Computing with OpenACC
September 17, 2020
1:00 – 3:00 PM (ET)

Deadline to Apply: September 10, 2020

This tutorial will introduce participants to GPU computing using the OpenACC programming model. Attendees will be given access to the OLCF’s Ascent system for a hands-on session. Ascent is an IBM 16-node POWER9 system, with 2 CPUs and 6 GPUs per node.

Registration for the hands-on component is required and must be submitted no later than September 10, 2020.


  • Laptop/desktop with ssh client (to log in to remote system)
  • Basic familiarity with UNIX/Linux (e.g., to navigate the file system)
  • Familiarity with a command line text editor (e.g., vim, emacs, nano)

If you would like to participate, please register below by September 10, 2020. Once registered, you will receive information on how to request an account for Ascent.

If you have any questions, please contact Verónica G. Melesse Vergara (

Registration for this event is now closed.

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