Accelerating Scientific Applications Using GPUs



Saber Feki, Workshop Chair            Bilel Hadri and Hatem Ltaief, Workshop Co-Chairs


NVIDIA, a leader in accelerated computing, will be coming to our campus on February 23rd, 2016 to kick-off the Third KAUST-NVIDIA workshop on “Accelerating Scientific Applications Using GPUs”. The KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory is co-organizing with NVIDIA, a leader in accelerated computing, a one day workshop on accelerating scientific applications using GPUs on Tuesday February 23rd, 2016 in the auditorium between building 2 and 3.

We are looking forward to seeing you there.

Saber Feki, Workshop Chair

Bilel Hadri and Hatem Ltaief, Workshop Co-Chairs


The list of speakers and their bio can be found in Workshop-Speakers.pdf


The detailed agenda of the event can be found here: Workshop-Detailed-Agenda.pdf


All lectures will take place in the spine auditorium al-Haytham (green square), which is down the steps between buildings 2 and 3.

The workshop location is a 10 min walk from the KAUST Inn (red square) and the campus diner (blue square) for the regular lunch is 5 min away from the workshop location.


To register to the event, please click here


The Workshop materials will be posted soon after the workshop.


The event will be followed up by a two-day GPU hack-a-thon in which selected teams of developers will be guided by OpenACC and CUDA mentors from NVIDIA and KAUST to port and accelerate their domain science application to GPU accelerators.

Space will be limited to 4-5 teams. Please click here to submit your hack-a-thon proposal.


Thank you for attending our event. Please click here to fill up our survey on the workshop. It will only take 2 to 3 minutes. Your feedback will help us better organize future events. Thank you very much.

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