Frontier Hackathon (VIRTUAL)
Week of March 4, 2024
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM (EDT)
Contact: Suzanne Parete-Koon (


The OLCF, in collaboration with HPE and AMD, is pleased to announce a (virtual) 4-day Frontier Hackathon during the week of March 4, 2024.

Day 0: Monday, February 26, 3:00-4:00 pm Preparation, 4:00-5:00 pm Team Introduction presentations

Day 1: Monday March 4, 11:00 -11:15 am Welcome 11:15-5:00pm Hacking

Day 2 Wednesday March 6, 11:00 -11:15 am Group Discussion, 11:15-5:00pm Hacking

Day 3 March 7, 11:00 am-5:00 pm 11:00 -11:15 am Group Discussion, 11:15-5:00pm Hacking

Day 4: Friday March 8, 11:00 -11:15 am Group Discussion, 11:15-3:30pm Hacking, 3:30-5:00 Team Final presentations.

A few examples of past participants’ accomplishments:

  • Accelerated their codes’ CPU kernels on the GPUs
  • Converted significant sections of their application from CUDA to HIP or OpenACC to OpenMP Target Offload
  • Profiled and significantly boosted their code’s performance on Frontier
  • Improved I/O performance
  • Found and fixed bugs
  • Helped onboard new project members
  • Generated their first roofline plot
  • Received ideas for further improving performance

We have selected teams for this event.

Teams, Points of Contact and Mentors must now register below. 


If your team has already been accepted to the March 2024 Frontier Hackathon, please register using the form below.