Applied GPGPU-days Amsterdam 2013

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Amsterdam, 20 June – Applied GPGPU-days in Amsterdam. Keep your agenda free for this event.

What can you do with GPUs to speed up computations? This year we can see various examples where OpenCL and CUDA have been used. We hope to give you an answer if you can use GPUs for your software, research or algorithm.

After the success of last year (fully booked with 66 attendees), we now have reserved a larger location with place for 100 people. Difference with last year is that we focus more on applications, less on technical aspects.

The program has been made public recently:

Title of talk Company/Institute Presenter
Introduction to GPGPU and GPU-architectures StreamHPC Vincent Hindriksen
Blender Cycles & Tiles: Enhancing user experience AtMind bv Monique Dewanchand & Jeroen Bakker
XeonPhi vs K20: The fight of the titans SURFsara Evghenii Gaburov
A real-time simulation technique for ship-ship and ship-port interaction PMH bv Jo Pinkster
CUDA Accelerated Neural Networks LIACS Ana Balevic
Efficient Reconstruction of Biological Networks via Transitive Reduction on GPUs TU Eindhoven Anton Wijs
Running Petsc on GPUs with an example from fluid dynamics SURFsara Thomas Geenen
Connected Component Labelling, an embarrassingly sequential algorithm Leeuwarden University Jaap van de Loosdrecht
Visualizing sound and vibrations using a GPU and a 1024-channel microphone array TU Eindhoven Wouter Ouwens
Gravitational N-body simulations on 1 to many GPUs Leiden observatory Jeroen Bédorf

A few demos will be shown.

For more information, see the Platform Parallel webpage. Also to find other events by the platform.

Tickets are €75,-. If you are from a Dutch university or research institute affiliated with SURF, your ticket has been fully sponsored by SURFsara.

Associated events in the Netherlands

For the technical aspects (GPU-programming techniques, optimisation, etc) we have a special day: the GPU Dev Day 2013. More information on the Platform Parallel webpage. Date and place will be made public in June.

The first Khronos Meetup Benelux will take place just before the Applied GPGPU day, on 19 June in Amsterdam. More information on the meetup-page.

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