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Laurier to host SHARCNET fall workshop

High performance programming: choosing the right tool for your research

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Oct 7/04

Laurier is host to the SHARCNET Fall Workshop, an annual training event aimed at educating and training students, faculty members and industry representatives on the use and importance of high performance computing to research.

The two-day workshop, October 13 to 15, will focus on SMP systems, and their associated shared memory programming techniques, like OpenMP, as well as feature expert talks on processors such as Opteron, Itanium and Xeon.  An optional bonus session, Introduction to High Performance Programming, will be held on October 12.

The event is open to interested students, researchers and industry representatives at all levels of HPC expertise.

The program will feature talks and tutorials by research leaders and technical experts from:

  • Wilfrid Laurier University
  • AMD
  • HP
  • Intel
  • McMaster University
  • NAG
  • Queens University
  • SGI
  • University of Sherbrooke
  • University of Texas at El Paso
  • University of Waterloo
  • Yale University

To register, please visit:

The Shared Hierarchical Academic Research Computing Network (SHARCNET) is a consortium of 11 leading academic institution in South Central Ontario that exists to accelerate the production of research results in the natural and social sciences, business and engineering by providing state-of-the-art High Performance Computing (HPC) resources and services.


Research groups from across the SHARCNET community are invited to submit a poster for the SHARCNET Fall Workshop 2004 under the general theme of Innovation in High Performance Programming.

Posters should be no larger than 3x4. Poster boards will be supplied. Participants are expected to supply their own tape or push pins.

Submit your talk title with your registration for the workshop, NO LATER THAN OCTOBER 8, 2004.


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