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Introduction to GPU programming with CUDA and OpenACC


The Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS) is delighted to announce its upcoming workshop Introduction to GPU Programming with CUDA and OpenACC to be held from Thursday, June 18 to Friday, June 19, 2015 at CSCS in Lugano, Switzerland. 

The two-day course is intended to offer an introduction to GPU computing using two different programming models: CUDA and OpenACC.

The first day will be dedicated to providing an overview of the GPU architecture and of CUDA, as well as of the NVIDIA programming model that can be used for general purpose processing on GPUs. The second day will focus on OpenACC, the open directive-based standard designed for incremental code development on the GPU.

Pre-requisite for this course: general knowledge of either Fortran or C/C++ programming languages.

The registration fee includes lunches and coffee breaks throughout the two-day event.

Deadline for registration: Sunday, June 7, 2015

Please contact Benjamin Cumming (cumming(at)cscs.ch) for questions related to the content, or Tatjana Ruefli (ruefli(at)cscs.ch) for questions related to event logistics.

Kindly note that no parking space is available at the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre. The closer bus stop to the centre is Lugano, Gerra. From Lugano railway station, you will have to take bus number 4. You are encouraged to travel by public transportation or to use the Park & Ride Resega parking lot, within a five-minute walk from CSCS.

We look forward to welcoming you at CSCS!

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