Intel together with National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) organized PRACE training event “Code Modernisation for Intel Multi Core and Xeon Phi Architectures”, which took place on 25-28 of April in Sofia at the Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.
The training was focused on software modernization techniques needed for the next generation of supercomputers with highly dense parallel architectures, both homogeneous (Intel Xeon) and hybrid with acceleration co-processor (Intel Xeon Phi). Participants in the training were PhD students, young engineers, some users of the industry and community members of climate and life science areas. Keynote speaker from Intel was Stephan Blair –Chappell. Other trainers were Victor Gamayonov also from Intel and Dr. Alin-Marin Elena, Dr. Michael Seaton and Dr. Ilian Todorov from the Daresbury Laboratory. The last day was spent working in groups and trainees were given Certificates of Attendance.
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