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INFN School on Efficiency in Scientific Computing

VIII edition of the School ESC (Efficiency in Scientific Computing)
Bertinoro (FC) 24-29 October 2016

The eighth edition of the INFN International School on “Architectures, tools and methodologies for developing efficient large scale scientific computing applications – ESC16″ will be held in Bertinoro (Italy) from the 24th to the 29th October 2016.

2nd Developers@CERN Forum: Python at CERN

30 May – 31 May 2016 at CERN
Vidyo Remote Connection available.

The Developers@CERN Forum is an event by developers, for developers, aimed at promoting knowledge and experience sharing.

This edition will take place at the IT Amphitheatre, on the 30th and 31st of May afternoons. It will consist of a series of short presentations and workshops. The topic for this conference will be Python at CERN: language, frameworks and tools.

Cori Phase I Training, June 13-16, 2016

NERSC will host a four-day training event for Cori Phase I users on programming environment, debugging, and optimization, from Monday to Thursday, June 13-16, 2016 at Wang Hall/CRT on the Berkeley Lab campus. The course, taught by Cray instructor Rick Slick, will familiarize students with the hardware and software architecture of the Cray XC Series computer systems, Cray’s performance analysis tools, and optimization of user codes, through lectures and practical laboratory exercises. The course is offered in-person or remotely.

For more information on the course, and to register, please see . Note that registration for in-person attendance closes on June 3.

Register for “Scaling Your Science on Mira” Workshop

This intensive three-day scaling workshop held May 24-26 at the ALCF is geared for experienced HPC users interested in applying for a major allocation award (i.e., INCITE, ALCC). Learn tools and techniques from ALCF and industry experts, then leverage 12 hours of dedicated hands-on time and full-system reservations to take your code to the next level. To register, visit

HPC Software Development Webinar Series Begins May 4

Organized by the IDEAS Project and the ALCF, NERSC, and OLCF computing facilities, the “Best Practices for HPC Software Developers” webinar series is designed to help users of HPC systems carry out their software development efforts more productively. The webinars, which kick off on Wednesday, May 4, will occur at approximately every two weeks and last about one hour each. For more information or to register, visit:

ASCR FOA: Machine Learning and Understanding for High Performance Computing Scientific Discovery

ASCR has announced a new FOA. Details HERE.

Announcement Number: DE-FOA-0001575
Post Date: 04/18/2016
Close Date: 06/21/2016

  • Letter of Intent Due Date: Not Applicable
  • Pre-Application Due Date: 05/20/2016 at 5 PM Eastern Time
    • (A Pre-Application is required)
  • Encourage/Discourage Date: 05/25/2016 at 5 PM Eastern Time
  • Application Due Date: 06/21/2016 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time


The Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) in the Office of Science (SC), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), invites Continue reading ASCR FOA: Machine Learning and Understanding for High Performance Computing Scientific Discovery