Workshop - Tools and libraries for efficient and scalable GPU applications

Are you a researcher with some experience of GPU programming? Would you like to attend a free one-day workshop on making the most of GPUs, with particular reference to the Centre for Innovation’s Emerald GPU facility? Please come along and meet other GPU programmers at UCL, and learn about recent developments!

What: Workshop - Tools and libraries for efficient and scalable GPU applications (Dr Istvan Reguly)

When: Monday 11th February 2013, 10 am – 5 pm

Where: Lecture Theatre 118, Chandler House, 2 Wakefield Street, London WC1 (Chandler House is located on the eastern side of the main UCL campus).

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Dr Istvan Reguly, the GPU Developer for the e-Infrastructure South consortium (, has a responsibility for assisting and providing technical support for GPU users across the four universities and will be coming to UCL to deliver the workshop. The day will have an interactive format including lots of demos, with a particular focus on Emerald. Emerald is one of the largest GPU based systems in Europe (

Topics to include:

- Debugging GPU applications – approaches and tools

- Profiling and tuning – why do GPU applications run slowly?

- Rapid code development and high-level libraries

- OpenACC

- Multi-GPU, MPI+CUDA and NUMA issues

- Anything else you'd be interested in!

If you are already an Emerald user and are interested in making a short presentation about your work, please contact Istvan ( who will be pleased to schedule you a slot for this.

For further information and to book a place on the workshop, please see our Eventbrite page at:

Start time: Mon, 11/02/2013 - 10:00
End time: Mon, 11/02/2013 - 17:00