Apr 15 – 17, 2014
Castle of Hagenberg, Hagenberg/Linz, Austria
Europe/Vienna timezone
Software Engineering for Supercomputers in Research and Industry

(Poster for the PRACE Spring School 2014 can be found here)

The PRACE Spring School 2014 will take place on 15 – 17 April 2014 at the Castle of Hagenberg in Austria. The PRACE Seasonal School event is being hosted and organised jointly by the Research Institute for Symbolic Computation / Johannes Kepler University Linz (Austria), IT4Innovations / VSB-Technical University of Ostrava (Czech Republic) and PRACE.

The three day program includes:
  • a 1-day HPC usage for Industry track bringing together researchers and attendees from industry and academia to discuss the variety of applications of HPC in Europe.
  • two 2-day tracks on software engineering for parallel & emerging computing architectures and deep insight into solving multiphysical problems with Elmer on large-scale HPC resources with lecturers from industry and PRACE members.
The PRACE 2014 Spring School programme offers a unique opportunity to bring users, developers and industry together to learn more about efficient software development for HPC research infrastructures.

The program is free of charge (not including travel and accommodations). For the hands-on sessions, participants are expected to bring their own laptops.

Applications are open to researchers, academics and industrial researchers residing in PRACE member countries, and European Union Member States and Associated Countries. All lectures and training sessions will be in English.
Castle of Hagenberg, Hagenberg/Linz, Austria
Kirchenplatz 5b 4232 Hagenberg im Mühlkreis Austria
Castle of Hagenberg
(c) Softwarepark Hagenberg


The Castle of Hagenberg is a medieval castle 20 km from Linz in the beautiful landscape of the Mühlviertel in Upper Austria. The village Hagenberg im Mühlkreis, where the castle is located, has about 2.650 inhabitants. Hagenberg is known for the JKU Softwarepark Hagenberg a major technology park focusing on IT, with research, education and business. Since the foundation of JKU Softwarepark Hagenberg in 1989, over 1.000 jobs and 1.500 study places have been created during a process of public growth. Hagenberg enjoys a high quality of life and an excellent standard of living. It is situated in the center of nature, yet within easy reach of the city of Linz. A great mix of shops, restaurants, bars as well as a number of physicians and a pharmacy supply the inhabitants of Hagenberg with the best possible infrastructure.


Accommodation & Transport

For the attendees at the PRACE Spring School 2014 rooms have been reserved in Linz. A daily transfer service for attendees is arranged from Linz to the Castle of Hagenberg and back.
See this page for information on how to travel to Linz.



Research Institut für Symbolic Computation (RISC)
Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria
Phone: +43 732 2468 9921
Fax: +43 732 2468 9930
eMail: secretary@risc.jku.at
WWW: http://www.risc.jku.at/