MNHACK18: 1st MareNostrum Hackathon

Date: 22/Oct/2018 Time: 10:00 - 24/Oct/2018 Time: 12:00

Campus Nord UPC: Sala Àgora

Cost: Free of charge.  In collaboration with EPEEC project and PRACE. 

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The Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC) will organize this hackathon, sponsored by the EPEEC project and supported by PRACE . 

Topics: We can help on optimizing applications using a variety of programming models (OpenMP, OmpSs, MPI, CUDA, OpenACC, etc.). We also have mentors from many disciplines, including computer scientists and domain scientists. We will make sure we have the right mentors for you in case your application is selected. Note that this is not a GPU-only hackathon.

Teams: Teams are expected to be composed of 2 to 4 developers. The deadline for applications is 15th September 2018

Platform: The MareNostrum4 Supercomputer at BSC

Mentors: Mentors will be provided by BSC and third-party institutions free of charge for participants.

Registration: Free of charge. Participants are responsible for their travels to the meeting venue and accommodation. 

Meals: Lunches and one dinner will be served free of cost to participants. 

Social event: A visit to the MareNostrum4 supercomputer in the chapel building will be scheduled.

Times: Monday 10:00 – Wednesday 12:00

For any further information, please send an email to mnhack[at]

BSC's Organizing Committee: 

  • General Chairs: Antonio J. Peña and David Vicente 
  • Organization Committee: Isabel Martínez, Renata Giménez, Xavier Teruel, Marta García, Kyunghun Kim 
  • Selection Committee Chair: Eduard Ayguadé 

Acknowledgements: This hackathon has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program under the grant agreement No. 749516 and 801051