26-27 October 2021
2 parts virtual event
America/Chicago timezone

The ALCF is hosting a two-part workshop for Argonne's upcoming exascale system, Aurora

  • Part One (Oct. 26-27, 2021) of the workshop will provide updates and guidance on advancing applications and software development for Aurora. 
  • Part Two (Dec. 7-9, 2021) will allow significant hands-on opportunities for performance analysis and optimization of applications.

This is an invitation-only workshop for researchers participating in the ALCF's Aurora Early Science Program and DOE's Exascale Computing Project. Please note that your institution must have an CNDA agreement with Intel and you must be listed on our Multiparty Authorization Agreement (MPA) for you to be allowed to attend the workshop.

The running agenda is as follows:

Part One

Aurora system update:
- Overview and updates on Aurora hardware
- Overview and updates on Aurora software

Aurora applications:
- Survey of approaches to Aurora readiness
- Performance and portability across multiple GPU platforms
- Preparing applications to use multiple GPUs on a node

Performance evaluation tutorials:
- Using Intel VTune
- Using Intel Advisor

Programming models and frameworks tracks:
- Track 1: Open MP Target Offload
- Track 2: DPC++ and SYCL
- Track 3: AI Frameworks and Software


Part Two

- Hands on with Aurora testbed hardware
- Highlights of recent applications progress



  • 2021 ALCF Aurora Workshop (Part One):  October 26-27, 2021

  • 2021 ALCF Aurora Workshop (Part Two):  December 7-9, 2021



Foreign Nationals:  Friday, Oct. 1, 2021

U.S. Citizens:  Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021          

for late registration requests email alcfevents@alcf.anl.gov

2 parts virtual event
Oct 26 - 27, Dec 7-9