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Course 2013-ZIH at ZIH, Dresden

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List of all HLRS Parallel Programming Workshops and Programming Language Courses 2013 in Stuttgart, Dresden, Hamburg-Harburg, Aachen, Munich, Jülich.
List of all HLRS Training, Courses, and Tutorials.
Courses and events organized by the Gauss Centres for Supercomputing in Germany.
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Course ZIH
Location ZIH, Zellescher Weg 12, Willers-Bau A 220, D-01062 Dresden
Date 2013, Monday Feb. 4, 8:30 - Thursday Feb. 7, 16:30
Course: Mon.-Wed. 8:30 - 17:30, Thu. 8:30 - 16:30
Local registration: On Monday 8:30 - 9:00
Content Parallel Programming with MPI, OpenMP, PETSc, and Tools (70% for beginners, 30% advanced)
Abstract The focus is on programming models MPI, OpenMP, and PETSc. Hands-on sessions (in C and Fortran) will allow users to immediately test and understand the basic constructs of the Message Passing Interface (MPI) and the shared memory directives of OpenMP. The last day is dedicated to tools. This course provides scientific training in Computational Science, and in addition, the scientific exchange of the participants among themselves. It is organized by ZIH in collaboration with HLRS.
Agenda see link to detailed program
Language German
Teachers Dr. Rolf Rabenseifner, from HLRS, and Tobias Hilbrich, Andreas Knüpfer, Matthias Lieber, Holger Mickler, Thomas William from ZIH
Registration registration form via Course HLRS 2013-ZIH / ZIH Z109 announcement, TU Dresden
or directly at the ZIH Z109 registration form
Deadline for registration is Dec. 15, 2012 (early registration deadline and deadline for opera booking)
for registration is Jan. 6, 2013 (late registration deadline)
Fee Students without Diploma/Master: 40 EUR
Students with Diploma/Master (PhD students) at German universities: 80 EUR
Members of German universities and public research institutes: 80 EUR
Others: 400 EUR
(includes food and drink at coffee breaks)
Prerequisites Unix / C or Fortran
Social Events Am ersten Abend planen wir zuerst eine kleine Stadtführung durch die Dresdner Altstadt. Im Anschluss gibt es ein gemeinsames Abendessen im Augustinern an der Frauenkirche.
Am Dienstag, den 5. Feb. 2010, organisieren wir für Interessenten einen gemeinsamen Abend in der Semperoper. Es wird idie Oper ORLANDO von Georg Friedrich Händel gegeben.
Die Social Events sind auf Selbstkostenbasis, also nicht in den Kursgebüren enthalten.
Wir würden uns freuen, wenn Sie daran teilnehmen möchten.
See ZIH -> travel-info. The next bus station is "Technische Universität, Dresden" (4 min on foot, ehemals "Fritz-Foerster-Platz, Dresden").
Close to the ZIH (15 min on foot) you find the guest house "Gästehaus Am Weberplatz" of the Dresden University of Technology, early reservation is recommended. The next bus station is "Zellescher Weg, Dresden" (map).
Touristic hints:
I recommend to arrive at Dresden early, e.g., Sunday or Saturday morning.
The Green Vault (Grünes Gewölbe) in Dresden is the historical museum collection of the former treasury of the Wettin princes of the Renaissance to Classicism and the largest collection of treasures in Europe. I recommend to buy the ticket for the "Historisches Grünes Gewölbe" in advance and to reserve enough time for staying in the exhibition. You must not come late, because it is a time-ticket. The "Neues Grünes Gewölbe" is a second part of the exibition on the second floor (separate normal ticket).
You should not miss these two exhibitions and the visit of the Semper Opera (see above).
For further highlights, e.g., see this online tourist guide.
Local Organizer Claudia Schmidt, phone 0351 463 39833,
Pictures from 2007A Lecturer: Rolf Rabenseifner - at ZIH, Feb 13, 2007 while practicals - at ZIH, Feb 13, 2007
Cancelation policy If you cannot come to the course, please send an email to the organizer as soon as possible. This would allow us to accept additional participants from the waiting-list. There is no cancelation fee.
NO-SHOW: Registered persons that do not cancel and do not show up without any reasons are blocked for the next year on any of our workshops (because it is to expensive to produce unused copies of the slides for them).
Limit maximum of 42 participants in Stuttgart and Kassel, 35 in Dresden and Aachen, 34 in Garching, 26 in Jülich, 20 an der TUHH (according to the seats in the rooms).
Handouts Each participant will get a paper copy of all slides.
The MPI-1 part of the course is based on the MPI course developed by the EPCC Training and Education Centre, Edinburgh Parallel Computing Centre.
If you want, you may also buy copies of the standards MPI-3.0 (Hardcover, 17 Euro) and OpenMP 3.1 (about 8 Euro).
Most material of the course (including the audio information) can also be viewed in the ONLINE Parallel Programming Workshop.

Organizer of the HLRS courses:

Gabi Kallenberger and Rolf Rabenseifner
Phone: 0711 685 -65828 and -65530
E-mail: kallenberger / rabenseifner (at)

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