BPHTE20 Technical Program

scheduleWednesday, November 11, 2020 at 9:00 AM EST

Tenth SC Workshop on Best Practices for HPC Training and Education BPHTE23

Wednesday November 11, 2020
Time: 10 AM - 6:30 PM (EST)

10:00 PM-10:15 AM

Welcome SIGHPC Education Chapter
Nitin Sukhija, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

10:15 AM -12:00 PM

Session I: (Chair: Scott Lathrop)

10:15 AM -10:30 AM

DeapSECURE Computational Training for Cybersecurity Student: Improvements, Mid-Stage Evaluation, and Lessons Learned. Purwanto, He, Ossom, Zhang, Zhu, Arcaute, Sosonkina, Wu

10:30 AM -10:45 AM

Development of High-Performance Computing Series Courses for System Ability Training. Chen

10:45 AM -11:00 AM

Training for Researcher-Facing Cyberinfrastructure Professionals: The Virtual Residency. Neeman

11:00 AM -11:15 AM


11:15 AM -11:30 AM


11:30 AM -11:45 PM

Transitioning Education and Training to a Virtual World, Lessons Learned. Dey, Eijkhout, Koesterke, Powell, Gomez, Lindsey, Kuritz, Freeze

11:45 PM -12:00 PM

Bringing GPU Accelerated Computing and Deep Learning to the Classroom. Bungo, Wong

12:00 PM -1:00 PM

Session II: (Chair: Aaron Weeden)

12:00 PM -12:15 PM

Pawsey Training Goes Remote: Experiences and Best Practices. Backhaus, Cytowski

12:15 PM-12:30 PM

Diversity, Community building, and Virtual events. Kabiri Chimeh

12:30 PM -12:45 PM

HPC Internship Best Practices - the Summer Internships in Parallel Computational Sciences Program. Lauer, Do, Hoopengardner

12:45 PM -1:00 PM


1:00 PM -2:30 PM

Lunch (Participants on their Own)

2:30 PM -4:15 PM

Session III (Chair: Nia Alexandrov)

2:30 PM -2:45 PM

XSEDE EMPOWER: Engaging Undergraduates in the Work of Advanced Digital Services and Resources. Weeden

2:45 PM -3:00 PM

Exploring Remote Learning Methods for User Training in Research Computing. Chakravorty, Perez, Liu, Jackson, Yosko

3:00 PM -3:15 PM

How the ECP Training Project is helping the entire HPC Community prepare for Exascale Computing. Marques, Barker

3:15 PM -3:30 PM

Employing Directed Internship and Apprenticeship for Fostering HPC Training and Education. Bautista

3:30 PM -3:45 PM

Inward and Outward Facing Best Practices for XSEDE’s Extended Collaborative Support Service (ECSS). Sinkovits

3:45 PM -4:00 PM

A collaborative peer review process in grading coding assignments for HPC. Göbel, Nayak and Anzt

04:00 PM -04:15 PM


04:15 PM -04:30 PM


4:30 PM -6:30 PM

Panel and Discussion Session (Chair: Susan Mehringer)

4:30 PM -5:30 PM

Panel: “Best Practices for Virtual HPC Training and Education”, Barry Schneider (National Institute of Standards and Technology), Alan Sussman (National Science Foundation), Sunita Chandrasekaran (University of Delaware), Kwai Wong (The University of Tennessee), and John Urbanic (Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center)

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Open Discussion
Breakout Sessions and Polling of Audience
Review Next Steps and Action Plans