An Introduction to OpenCL using AMD GPUs
When: September 17, 2014 at 10am MST
What: Join Chris Mason, Product Manager at Acceleware, for an informative introduction to GPU Programming. The tutorial will begin with a brief overview of OpenCL and data-parallelism before focusing on the GPU programming model. We will explore the fundamentals of GPU kernels, host and device responsibilities, OpenCL syntax and work-item hierarchy.
Chris Mason – Product Manager
Chris is our resident Trivia Guru and Product Manager for Acceleware’s accelerated electromagnetic product line. He is responsible for the development and launch of Acceleware products used by companies world-wide. Chris has 8 years of experience in developing commercial applications for the GPU and multi-core CPUs. His previous experience also includes parallelization of algorithms on digital signal processors (DSPs) for cellular phones and base stations. His specialty is in electromagnetic simulations, medical imaging, signal processing and linear algebra. Chris has a Masters in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.