2017 MultiCore 7 Workshop Agenda

September 27, 2017 (Wednesday)

9:00

Workshop Introduction

Rich Loft, NCAR

Session 1: Updates and Strategies

Chair: Chris Kerr

9:15

NCAR’s Strategy and Experiences in Performance Portability

Rich Loft, NCAR

9:45

Next Generation of Co-Processors Emerge – In-Network Computing

Gerardo Cisneros-Stoianowski, Mellanox

10:15

BREAK

 

10:45

Earth System Modeling projects on Intel Architecture

Michael Greenfield, Intel

11:15

NVIDIA HPC Update for Earth System Modeling

Stan Posey, NVIDIA

11:45

Introduction to AMD’s Zen, EPYC and Vega

Jeff Golds, AMD

LUNCH

Session 2: Programming Models, Frameworks and Tools

Chair: Rich Loft

1:30

Trip Report from the 2nd ESCAPE Dissemination and Training Workshop

Mark Govett, NOAA/ESRL

2:00

LFRIc: Developing the next generation atmospheric model for the Met Office

Chris Maynard, UK Met Office

2:30 BREAK

3:00

Legionnaire’s Disease and CANGAroos

Philip Jones, LANL

3:30

General Purpose Timing Library

James Rosinski, NOAA

4:00

KGen update and RRTMGP-longwave Performance Optimization

Youngsung Kim, NCAR

4:30   adjourn

 

September 28, 2017 (Thursday)

Session 3: Algorithms

Chair: Ilene Carpenter

9:00

Efficiency and flexibility using implicit methods within atmospheric dycores

Katherine J. Evans, ORNL

9:30

Center for Efficient Exascale Discretization Algorithms

Jed Brown, CU Boulder

10:00

Software Strategy for Manycore processor Support in PETSc (And Some Experiences Therewith on Xeon Phi and GPUs)

Richard Tran Mills, ANL

10:30  BREAK

Session 4: Performance Portability

Chair: Mark Govett

11:00

A Comparison of a spectral element dynamical core on several large platforms

John Dennis, NCAR

11:30

Performance Analysis of GFDL’s GPU Radiative Transfer Model on GPU and MIC Architecture

Raymond Menzel, NOAA

12:00 LUNCH

Session 5: Performance Optimization

Chair: Chris Maynard

1:30

GPU Acceleration of MPAS Physics scheme using OpenACC

Jae Youp Kim, KISTI

2:00

Compile Time vs Run Tim Memory Management on the Intel Xeon Phi

Zhi Liang

2:30  BREAK

3:00

Update on the Parallelization of the FV3 Dynamical Core for GPUs

Mark Govett, NOAA ESRL

3:30

MPAS-A on GPUs with OpenACC

Raghu Raj Kumar

4:00

Discussion of plans for 2018 workshop