42nd SPEEDUP Workshop on High-Performance Computing

Paul Scherrer Institut
Villigen, Switzerland
August 29 - 30, 2013

Sponsored by:
CSCS   Speedup   COLAB   Intel

This workshop's focus: Adaptive Mesh Refinement (AMR)

The intention of this workshop is to present and discuss the state-of-the-art in high-performance and parallel scientific computing. Presentations will focus on algorithms, applications, and software issues related to high-performance parallel computing. The focus of the workshop on Thursday Aug 29 will be on Adaptive Mesh Refinement (AMR). Adaptivity in general hampers load-balance. The scientific program of Aug 29 consists of six 45-minute talks and a poster session. Please encourage your collaborators to upload an abstract. The deadline is Aug 18, 2013. On August 30 we will organize a tutorial on the Intel Xeon Phi (also known as Intel MIC. It will be taught by people from Intel.


The conference will take place at the Paul Scherrer Institut, PSI West, in the Auditorium WHGA/001. The tutorial will take place at PSI East OSGA-OG08 (watch the signs). Here is a map.


Thursday August 29

8:45 - 9:30
9:30 - 9:35
Welcome Opening (Andreas Adelmann - PSI)
9:35 - 10:20
Parallel adaptive mesh refinement using multiple octrees and the p4est software
Carsten Burstedde (U of Bonn)
10:20 - 11:05
BoxLib: A Software Framework for Block-Structured AMR Applications
Ann Almgren (Lawrence Berkeley NL)
11:05 - 11:30
Coffee break
11:30 - 12:15
Block structured AMR in astrophysics
Francesco Miniati (ETH Zurich)
12:15 - 13:00
ASPECT: An advanced mantle convection solver based modern numerical software
Martin Kronbichler (TU Munich)
13:00 - 14:15
Lunch break
14:15 - 15:00
A lightweight approach to parallel adaptivity - design, implementation, and application in cardiac electrophysiology
Rolf Krause (USI Lugano)
15:00 - 15:45
The Intel Xeon Phi (a.k.a. Intel MIC)
Marie-Christine Sawley (Intel Exascale Lab)
15:45 - 17:00
Coffee/Apero + poster session
17:00 - 17:30
General Assembly of the Speedup Society

Friday August 30

Tutorial on the Intel Xeon Phi by Hans Pabst, introduction by Herbert Cornelius.
08.30 - 09.30
General overview
09.30 - 10.00
Coffee break
10.00 - 11.00
Programming environment
11.00 - 12.00
12.00 - 13.00
Lunch break
13.00 - 15.00
Optimisation, performance analysis and MKL
15.00 - 15.30
Coffee break
15.30 - 17.00
MIC demonstration
Fees: Details and the registration form can be found here.

Organizing committee

P. Arbenz (ETH Zurich), H. Burkhart (U of Basel), R. Krause (USI Lugano), O. Schenk (USI Lugano), S. Deparis (EPF Lausanne), V. Rezzonico (EPF Lausanne), A. Janka (EIA Fribourg), A. Adelmann (PSI Villigen), D. Obrist (ETH Zurich), H. Nordborg (HSR).