Flash-X Tutorial and Hackathon

To be hosted in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Chicago


John Crerar Library Building - Room JCL 390

5730 South Ellis Avenue Chicago IL 60637

For details about how to reach



July 9 – Online and in person Tutorial

Tentative Plan for July 9

All times are US Central

9:00-10:00 – How Flash-X is different from FLASH

10:00-10:30 – Example of convering FLASH code to Flash-X code

10:30-10:45 – Break

10:45-11:30 – New CFD capabilities in Flash-X

11:30-12:00 – Tools for testing and running computational experiments

12:00-1:00 – Lunch

1:00-2:00 – Performance portability overview and using Macros

2:00-3:00 – CG-Kit

3:00-3:30 – Break

3:30-4:15 – Milhoja and changes to Flash-X to use it

4:15-5:00 – Code generation and putting it all together

5:00-5:30 – Planning for the hackathon

July 10-11 Hackathon


Hackathon attendees:

The source code is hosted at https://github.com/Flash-X/Flash-X

If you do not already have access please email flash-x@lists.cels.anl.gov with your github username to get access.

Accommodation: There are two hotels in Hyde Park

Hyatt Place

And many more near McCormick Place and downtown. Hyatt place is closer to Metra Stop with access to downtown, and Sophie is closer to the campus. Both have shuttles that do rounds of the campus.

Presentation Materials:

For FLASH to Flash-X code change examples, see for now this Github location.