SCHEDULE: NOV 16-22, 2013
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HPC Training Perspectives and Collaborations from PRACE (Europe), XSEDE (US) and RIKEN AICS (Japan)
SESSION: HPC Training Perspectives and Collaborations from PRACE (Europe), XSEDE (US) and RIKEN AICS (Japan)
EVENT TYPE: Birds of a Feather
TIME: 12:15PM - 1:15PM
SESSION LEADER(S):David Henty, Scott Lathrop, Mitsuhisa Sato
HPC training plays a vital role in fostering an ever-growing community of researchers and developers who conducts their work on supercomputers. In this BOF session, representatives from the Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe (PRACE), the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE), and the RIKEN Advanced Institute for Computational Science (AICS) will each present their HPC training programs in Europe, the US, and Japan, respectively. The presentations will be followed by a discussion of the respective experiences and lessons learned, opportunities for sharing materials, processes for assessing and certifying knowledge acquisition, and a discussion of opportunities for collaboration.
Session Leader Details:
David Henty (Primary Session Leader) - Edinburgh Parallel Computing Centre at The University of Edinburgh
Scott Lathrop (Secondary Session Leader) - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Mitsuhisa Sato (Secondary Session Leader) - University of Tsukuba