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Meetings & Workshops
– Summit New User Training (February 13)
– Frontier Training Workshop (February 15-17, 2023)
Center Announcements
– ORNL Pathways to Computing Internship Program (Application closes on February 1)
Upcoming Downtimes
– HPSS (February 14)
Community Events
– ECP Project Tutorial Days (February 6-10)
– Exascale Computing Project (ECP) 2023 (February 14-16)
– Strategies for Inclusive Mentorship in Computing (March 16)

Meetings & Workshops

Summit New User Training
February 13, 3:00-5:00 p.m. ET
Virtual via Zoom

This training will provide tips to more effectively utilize OLCF resources and is intended both for new and existing users of Summit and OLCF. A hands-on session will follow the presentation that covers how to login and run jobs on Summit. To help you get started, we will also cover the Summit New User Quick Start Guide, available here:
Register here:

Frontier Training Workshop
February 15-17, 2023
Virtual via Zoom

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) will host a virtual Frontier Training Workshop February 15-17, 2023. This event is meant to help new Frontier users (or those intending to use Frontier) learn how to run on the system. The first day will feature presentations and a hands-on session. The last two days will feature presentations from vendors and staff. The presentations for this workshop are meant to deliver relevant information about the system (hardware, job launcher, programming methods, etc.), while the hands-on session is intended to help participants learn how to run jobs on the system. To participate in the hands-on, you must have an account on Frontier or Crusher. For more details and to register see:

Center Announcements 

ORNL Pathways to Computing Internship Program
Application closes on February 1

Applications for the ORNL Pathways to Computing Internship Program are now open!
The ORNL Pathways to Computing Internship Program (PCIP) is a 10-week summer program that provides undergraduate students with learning opportunities in computing fields. Students will be mentored by ORNL research and technical staff and make contributions to projects in diverse domains while gaining valuable skills needed for a successful career in computing. Selected interns will have access to ORNL’s leadership-class facilities and resources available at the OLCF. Domestic and international undergraduate students enrolled full-time at accredited U.S. colleges/universities are eligible to apply. For more information about the program and full eligibility, please see: If you have any questions, please contact

Upcoming Downtimes

– HPSS will be unavailable from 8:00 AM until 8:00 PM on Tuesday, February 14.

Community Events

ECP Project Tutorial Days
February 6-10
Virtual via a zoom

Please join ECP February 6-10, 2023, for the virtual ECP Project Tutorial Days covering best practices for Exascale-era systems. Topics include power management on Exascale platforms with Variorum, performance evaluation using the TAU performance system, auto-tuning tools, and developing robust and scalable next-generation workflows, applications, systems and much more.
For agenda and information on zoom links please sign up here.

Exascale Computing Project (ECP) 2023
Feb. 14-16
Virtual via Zoom

The Exascale Computing Project (ECP) 2023 Community Birds-of-a-Feather (BOF) Days will take place February 14–16, with multiple sessions each day. These BOFs provide an opportunity for the high-performance computing community to engage with ECP teams to discuss the project’s latest development efforts.

For the agenda and joining information see:

Strategies for Inclusive Mentorship in Computing
March 16, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom

The Exascale Computing Project (ECP) HPC Workforce Development and Retention Action Group will host Reed Milewicz of Sandia National Laboratories for a Webinar about Inclusive Mentorship. Like good software engineering, good human workforce engineering can be built by developing processes that make it easier to widely implement. In this talk, Reed, will describe insights into the science of mentorship, his ongoing research into mentorship among computing professionals, and his experiences with inclusive mentorship training as offered by Center for the Improvement of Mentored Experience in Research.