2014 Ontario High Performance Computing Summerschool (Central) open for registration

May 13, 2014 in for_researchers, for_users


The Ontario Summerschool on High Performance Computing provides attendees with opportunities to learn and share knowledge and experience in high performance and technical computing. The Ontario Summerschool on High Performance Computing will have three installments. The first will be in Waterloo (May 26-30), the second in Toronto (June 9-13), hosted by SciNet, while the third will be held in Ottawa (July 7-11).

The format of the Toronto installment will be a five-day workshop with mixed lectures and hands-on sessions on a number of selected subjects, including shared memory programming, distributed memory programming and general purpose graphics processing unit programming. The graphics cards and distributed memory sessions will be given in parallel, as will the visualization and debugging/optimization session.


  • Linux command line: a primer
  • Introduction to High Performance Computing
  • Shared memory programming with OpenMP
  • Distributed memory programming with MPI
  • General Purpose GPU Programming with CUDA
  • HPC Debugging
  • HPC optimization and best practices
  • Visualization


This event will be held in Ramsey Wright Laboratories, University of
Toronto, 25 Harbord Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G5.


Participants that complete more than three days worth of instruction will be given an Ontario Summerschool Certificate. Note that this certificate is separate from the SciNet certificates.


For more information and (free) registration, please go to the website for all three installments:


The SciNet Team