May 14: Due to corona virus we currently plan to provide this course as an ONLINE course (using Zoom). You may already register for that.
The Train the Trainer Program is provided in conjunction with the regular course Parallel Programming with MPI and OpenMP and Advanced Parallel Programming. Whereas the regular course teaches parallel programming, this program is an education for future trainers in parallel programming.
Too few people can provide parallel programming courses on the level that is needed if scientists and PhD students want to learn how to parallelize a sequential application or to enhance parallel applications. Within Europe, currently only six PATC centres and several other national centres provide such courses on a European or national level. We would like to assist further trainers and centres to also provide such courses in the whole Europe or at least within their countries.
You are familiar with parallel programming with MPI and OpenMP on an advanced level and skilled in both programming languages C and Fortran.
Your goal: You want to provide MPI and OpenMP courses for other scientists and PhD students in your country, i.e., you would like to provide at least the first three days of the regular course as a training block-course to PhD students.
Background: (a) Your centre supports you to provide such PhD courses in a course room at your centre. The course room is equipped at least with one computer/laptop per two (or three) students and has access to an HPC resource that allows MPI and OpenMP programming in C and Fortran. To this purpose, a center may send two or three TtT participants together to this course. Additionally, you may have already participated as a regular participant in one of our other courses, so that you are already familiar with all the exercises.
Or (b), you as a future trainer would like to co-operate with a centre with the necessary course infrastructure in your country.
What does this Train the Trainer Program provide?
The Train the Trainer Program includes the curriculum from Monday until Friday according the course agenda. The Train the Trainer Program starts on Monday with a short introductory meeting at 8:15 am. On Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday we will have a short review/discussion meeting after the course. On Thursday evening we will have an additional meeting and dinner for all participants of this TtT program. On Friday, we will wrap up with a short review at the end (16:30-17:00).
How to register?
for registration is Aug. 23, 2020.
Students and academic participants within PRACE-member-countries:
All other participants (i.e., not from academia, or from outside PRACE):
The course fee includes coffee breaks.
Registration link: see above.
The fee only applies if your application is accepted. In that case you will receive an invoice.
HLRS is part of the Gauss Centre for Supercomputing (GCS), which is one of the six PRACE Advanced Training Centres (PATCs) that started in Feb. 2012.
A part of this course is a PATC course, see also the PRACE Training Portal and Events. For participants from public research institutions in PRACE countries, the course fee is sponsored for this part of the course through the PRACE PATC program. For details, see the section about the course fee above.