Weekly Update: February 13, 2019
IN THIS MESSAGE
- Center Announcements
- 2019 OLCF User Meeting
- ASCR Leadership Computing Challenge Call for Proposals-Proposals Due Tonight
- Meetings & Workshops
- Performance Portability with Kokkos Bootcamp (Mar 26-29)
- Kokkos User Group Meeting (Apr 23-24)
- Upcoming Scheduled Outages
- Summit (Feb 19)
2019 OLCF USER MEETING
The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) is pleased to announce the 2019 OLCF User Meeting will be held May 21-23 at Oak Ridge National Lab in Oak Ridge, TN. The purpose of the annual user meeting is to share selected computational science and engineering achievements emerging from OLCF’s user programs, to enable direct interactions among users, advance OLCF’s relationships with our user community, and highlight computational requirements for the future. Highlights of the meeting include paired talks from OLCF users and application developers, plenary talks, updates from center staff, a poster session, OLCF User Group Executive Board elections, and tours of OLCF. Additionally, OLCF will offer training on the Monday prior to the meeting for those interested. For more information or to register, please visit the event page.
ASCR LEADERSHIP COMPUTING CHALLENGE (ALCC) CALL FOR PROPOSALS
NOTE: PROPOSALS DUE TONIGHT
The 2019 Call for Proposals for the ALCC program is now open. The ALCC program is open to scientists from the research community in industry, academia, and national laboratories, the ALCC program allocates a portion of the computational resources at the OLCF for special situations of interest to the Department’s energy mission, with an emphasis on high-risk, high-payoff simulations. Proposals are due by Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 11:59 PM EST. For more information or to submit a proposal, please visit https://science.energy.gov/ascr/facilities/accessing-ascr-facilities/alcc/alcc-application-details/.
MEETINGS & WORKSHOPS
PERFORMANCE PORTABILITY WITH KOKKOS BOOTCAMP (MAR 26-29)
The next Performance Portability with Kokkos Bootcamp March 26-29, 2019 will be held at the Oakland Conference Center in Oakland, CA. This workshop is intended to teach new Kokkos users how to get started and to help existing Kokkos users to further improve their codes. The training will cover the minimum required topics to get your application started on using Kokkos, and Kokkos experts will be on hand to help the more advanced users. For more information, see https://www.exascaleproject.org/event/ppkb2019/.
KOKKOS USER GROUP MEETING (APR 23-24)
The Kokkos project will hold its first User Group meeting April 23-24, 2019 at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, NM. This will include user reports from applications using various parts of the Kokkos frameworks, as well as discussions about upcoming features and project roadmaps. Both current and prospective users of Kokkos are encouraged to attend in order to learn how others are using Kokkos, get their questions answered by the development team, and to provide feedback for prioritizing upcoming work on the Kokkos project.
For more information and registration, visit the Kokkos User Meeting page.
UPCOMING SCHEDULED OUTAGES
Summit will be unavailable from 8:00 AM until 8:00 PM on Tuesday, February 19.