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Introduction to High Performance Computing Using GPUs

July 11, 2013

NERSC, NVIDIA, and The Portland Group presented a one-day workshop "Introduction to High Performance Computing Using GPUs" on July 11, 2013 in Room 250 of Sutardja Dai Hall on the University of California, Berkeley, campus.

Registration was free and open to all NERSC users; Berkeley Lab Researchers; UC students, faculty, and staff; and users of the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility.

This workshop was targeted at users who are familiar with C/C++ and/or Fortran and High Performance Computing and want to learn about programming for GPUs.

Attendance: 143

July 11, 2013
Room 250
Sutardja Dai Hall
UC Berkeley
Webcast available


July 11, 2013
All times Pacific.

9:00 - 930 Introduction to GPU Computing NVIDIA
9:30 - 10:30 CUDA C NVIDIA
10:30 - 11:00 Break Sponsored by NVIDIA
11:00 - 12:00 CUDA Fortran PGI
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch on your own  
13:30 - 15:30 Programming Accelerators Using OpenACC PGI
15:30 - 16:00 Break Sponsored by NVIDIA
16:00 - 17:00 Q&A, Hands-On Assistance, Breakout Discussions (local participants only)  
Sponsored in part by


  • CUDAIntrosouthard.pdf | Adobe Acrobat PDF file
    Introduction to CUDA and CUDA C, Dale Southard, NVIDIA
  • PGI-CUF-July2013.pdf | Adobe Acrobat PDF file
    CUDA Fortran 2013, Matthew Colgrove, The Portland Group
  • PGI-OpenACC-July2013.pdf | Adobe Acrobat PDF file
    Directive-based Accelerator Programming with OpenACC, Matthew Colgrove, The Portland Group