41th SPEEDUP Workshop on High Performance Computing, ETH Zurich, Sep 2012

The 25 years SPEEDUP anniversary workshop presents and discusses the state-of-the-art in high-performance and parallel scientific computing with a focus on algorithms, applications, and software issues related to high-performance parallel computing.

The scientific program consists of six 45-minute talks and a poster session. Invited Speakers are:

  • Jack Dongarra (U of Tennessee)
  • David Keyes (KAUST)
  • Michael Mascagni (Florida State University)
  • Thomas Schulthess (CSCS Lugano)
  • Laurent Villard (EPF Lausanne)
  • Joost VandeVondele (ETH Zurich)

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The conference will take place in the CAB building of the ETH, lecture hall G11.


8:45 – 9:10
9:10 – 9:15
Welcome Opening
9:15 – 10:00
On the Future of High Performance Computing: How to Think for Peta and Exascale Computing
Jack Dongarra
10:00 – 10:45
Sparse matrix matrix multiplication for linear scaling DFT
Joost VandeVondele
10:45 – 11:15
Coffee break
11:15 – 12:00
David Keyes
12:00 – 12:45
Gyrokinetic simulations of turbulence in magnetic fusion plasmas
Laurent Villard
12:45 – 14:15
Lunch break
14:15 – 15:00
The Swiss HPC strategy towards the Exascale Era
Thomas Schulthess
15:00 – 15:45
Parallel Monte Carlo methods
Michael Mascagni
15:45 – 17:00
Coffee/Apero + poster session

Organizing committee

P. Arbenz (ETH Zurich), H. Burkhart (U of Basel), R. Krause (USI Lugano), O. Schenk (USI Lugano), S. Deparis (EPF Lausanne), V. Rezzonico (EPF Lausanne), A. Janka (EIA Fribourg), A. Adelmann (PSI Villigen), D. Obrist (ETH Zurich), H. Nordborg (HSR).