IXPUG "Birds of a Feather" (BOF) at ISC: Achieving Performance on Large-Scale Intel Xeon Phi Knights Landing Systems

Monday, June 19, 13:00 - 14:00 

Kontrast Room 

This BOF, conducted by leaders of the 500+ member Intel eXtreme Performance Users Group (IXPUG), seeks to build and strengthen a community among those developing HPC applications for large-scale systems incorporating Intel Xeon Phi processors and co-processors. 


    Topic Presentation
13:00 13:05 Opening Welcome: David Martin, Vice-President of IXPUG
13:05 13:10 Pre-exascale architectures:

Manycore Intel KNL performance and usability assessment: Eric Boyer & Gabriel Hautreux, GENCI

13:10 13:30 Early Science Results on KNL Argonne National Laboratory: David Martin, Manager, Industrial Partnerships & Outreach
Texas Advanced Computing Center: Dan Stanzione, Executive Director
National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC): Richard Gerber, Senior Science Advisor and HPC Department Head
CINECA: Fabio Affinito, HPC community consultant & material science
13:30 13:45 Panel Discussion

Panelists: David Martin (ANL), Dan Stanzione (TACC), Richard Gerber, (NERSC), Fabio Affinito (CINECA)

(Moderator: Thomas Steinke, ZIB)

13:45 13:55 Intel Xeon Phi Update  Thor Sewell and Rajesh Agny (Intel Corp.) 
13:55 14:00 Closing Remarks David Martin, Vice-President of IXPUG