DRAFT AGENDA

9/17/2014 (Wednesday) Session Chair Speaker Organization
9:00 Workshop Introduction and Opening Remarks   Srinath Vadlamani NCAR
9:10 Session 1 - Common Features and Challenges of Using Multi-core Systems Chris Kerr   NOAA
9:10 - 9:30 Workflow tools for refactoring legacy code     Youngsung Kim   NCAR
9:30 - 9:50 Modeling Parallelism in a Shotgun-marriage Climate Application   Hans Johansen LBL
9:50-10:20 Morning Break      
10:20 - 10:40 Efficient Implicitness:  Latency-throughput and cache-vectorization tradeoffs   Jed Brown ANL/CU
10:40 - 11:00 Optimizing Weather Model Radiative Transfer Physics for the Many Integrated Core and GPGPU Architectures   John Michalakes NOAA
11:00 - 11:30 Session 1 Discussion      
11:30 - 1:00 Lunch      
1:00 Session 2 - Optimizing for Xeon and Xeon Phi Ilene Carpenter   NREL
1:00 - 1:20 Performance Optimization for the NERSC-8 machine: The NERSC application readiness project   Nick Wright NERSC/LBL
1:20 - 1:40 Application Readiness on NERSC-8   Matt Cordery NERSC/LBL
1:40 - 2:00 Weather and Earth System Modeling with Intel Xeon Phi: Practice and Experience   Richard Tran Mills Intel
2:00 - 2:20 Improvements in Intel Compilers XE 2015   Milind Girkar Intel
2:20 - 2:50 Session 2 Discussion      
2:50 - 3:20 Afternoon Break      
3:20 Session 3 - Porting and Optimizing for GPUs Srinath Vadlamani   NCAR
3:20 - 3:40 Cray OpenACC Implementation in Various Weather and Climate Kernels   Eric Dolven Cray
3:40 - 4:00 NVIDIA HPC Directions for Earth System Modeling   Stan Posey NVIDIA
4:00 - 4:20 Evaluation of Fortran OpenACC Compilers   Mark Govett NOAA
4:20 - 4:50 Session 3 Discussion      
4:50 - 5:00 First day summary Chris Kerr   NOAA
5:00 Adjourn      

9/18/2014 (Thursday)      
9:00 Session 4: Common Features and Challenges of Using Multi-core Systems Mark Govett   NOAA
9:00 - 9:20 Current State of Directive-Based Accelerated Computing   Jeff Larkin NVIDIA
9:20 - 9:40 Faster Communication for Fine-grain Computing   Jacques Middlecoff NOAA
9:40 - 10:00 The GFDL FMS: An Analysis of Subdomain Halo Imposed Scaling Limitations   Jeff Durachta NOAA
10:00 -10:30 Session 4 Discussion      
10:30 -11:00 Morning Break      
         
11:00 Session 5a: Porting and Optimizing for Intel Xeon and Xeon Phi Bill Putman   NASA
11:00 - 11:20 Progress Porting and Tuning NWP Physics Packages on Intel Xeon Phi   Tom Henderson NOAA
11:20 - 11:40 TBD   Christopher Maynard Met Office
11:40 - 12:00 Current status of porting and optimization efforts for NOAA/ESRL weather models on Intel Xeon Phi architecture   Jim Rosinski NOAA
12:00 - 1:10 Lunch - on your own in the NCAR cafeteria      
1:10 Session 5b: Porting and Optimizing for Intel Xeon and Xeon Phi Bill Putman   NASA
1:10 - 1:30 Progress of CESM on Stampede’s Xeon Phi system   Srinath Vadlamani NCAR
1:30 - 1:50 Multi-core efforts within the MPAS Framework with a focus on the Ocean core   Doug Jacobsen LANL
1:50 - 2:20 Session 5 discussion      
2:20 - 2:50 Afternoon Break      
2:50 Session 6: Optimizing for GPUs Ilene Carpenter   NREL
2:50 - 3:10 Porting the Community Atmospheric Model - Spectral Element (CAM-SE) to utilize hybrid GPU architectures   Matt Norman ORNL
3:10 - 3:30 HOMME code on hybrid architectures: performance analysis and optimization strategy   Irina Demeshko SNL
3:30 - 3:50 Progress porting WRF to GPU using OpenACC   Carl Ponder NVIDIA
3:50 - 4:20 Session 6 discussion      
4:20 - 4:45 Workshop Summary and Discussion Chris Kerr   NOAA
4:45 Adjourn