KAUST will host the first Middle East meeting of the Intel eXtreme Performance Users Group (IXPUG), 22-25 April 2018. Alan Gara, Intel Fellow, will give the keynote address. Alex Heinecke (Intel), Adrian Tate (Cray), Vincent Etienne (Aramco), and Taisuke Boke (Tsukuba University) will give invited talks.
Special themes include: (1) Applications in Energy and Environment, (2) Convergence of Large-scale Simulation and Big Data Analytics, (3) Co-design for Exascale: Architecture, Algorithms & Applications, and (4) From Bulk-synchronous to Dynamic Task-based Algorithm Design.
IXPUG is a community-led forum for sharing industry best practices, techniques, and tools for maximizing efficiency on Intel platforms and products. KAUST is an international, graduate research institution addressing challenges to sustainability in energy, water, food, and the environment through interdisciplinary research and education.