School on Advanced software programming for astrophysics and astroparticle physics

Fecha del evento: 
Mar, 06/06/2017 - Vie, 09/06/2017
Particle Physics Laboratory of Annecy-le-Vieux, Annecy-le Vieux, France.

Dear Colleagues,


We are pleased to announce the First ASTERICS-OBELICS International School that will be held at LAPP, Annecy le Vieux from 6 to 9 June 2017.


This school is organized in the framework of OBELICS  (Observatory E-environments LINked by common ChallengeS) work package of H2020 – ASTERICS project. The school is specifically intended for a large audience including PhD students, postdocs, senior researchers from the domain of astrophysics and astroparticle physics. It will provide theoretical and hands-on training to physicists to acquire efficient and fast computer programming techniques, as well as skills for improving their scientific data analysis software.


The school will include theory and hands-on sessions on following subjects by reputed international tutors


·        Efficient code writing

·        Parallel & GPU programming

·        Python libraries for astronomy & astrophysics


The reference programming language for this school will be Python.


Registration to attend the school is now open till 7 April 2017 on:  To ensure organizational effectiveness we will be allowing maximum 60 registrations therefore we request interested participants toregister as soon as possible. An attractive registration fee of €150 will be charged to confirm participation. This fee will include course fee, accommodation arrangements, social events, lunch and coffee breaks during the school.


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Best regards