EuroHack21: GPU Programming Hackathon


The Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS) is pleased to announce the event EuroHack21: GPU Programming Hackathon, which will be held online from September 20 to 29, 2021 (CEST working hours). For details on the program, please refer to the relevant section below.

The application deadline is now over! Selected teams are invited to register as per the instructions received in the notification of acceptance.

Note: this event is by invitation only



Teams selected for participation in the EuroHack20: GPU Programming Hackathon have been sent a separate correspondence with instructions on registration and on how to obtain the credentials to access the CSCS machines. We invite selected teams to refer to that correspondence. Should you not have received a decision notification, you may contact us at the following email address: mozhgank__AT__ nvidia.com

Deadline for registration: Sunday, September 5, 2021

Preliminary Program

  • September 20 (virtual): Day 1 of the hackathon (Kick-Off)
  • September 21–26 (virtual): Teams work offline with mentors
  • September 27–29 (virtual): Days 2–4 of the hackathon (team work + daily SCRUMs)

Participation costs

Participation in the workshop is free of charge. The virtual environment (Zoom, Slack) will be supported by the GPU Hackathons Program, whereas access to the Piz Daint supercomputer throughout the event is offered by the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre. If participants prefer they can use their own GPU resource. Mentors and learning materials are provided by CSCS, OpenACC organization and other partner organizations.


Please contact Vasileios Karakasis (karakasis__AT__cscs.ch) or Jocksch Andreas (jocksch__AT__cscs.ch) for questions related to the EuroHack content.

We look forward to connecting with you at the end of September!