GPU Day 2017

The Future of Many-Core Computing in Science

22-23 06 2017

About the GPU Day


The 7th in the conference series organized by the Wigner Research Centre for Physics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences is dedicated to the field of many-core computing in scientific and industrial applications.

This years' event is sponsored by Lombiq Ltd.

For the earlier events see: 2016, 2015, 2014

Registration fee is 150 000 HUF (cc. 480 EUR, including VAT)
Limited number of support available to waive the participation fee, inquire below.


  • Current status and near-future of many-core hardware and software
  • Many-core computing in physics and other fields of science
  • Medical applications of parallel technologies
  • Machine Learning, neural networks, feature recognition
  • Image processing, computer vision and reconstruction
  • Industrial applications of many-core computing
  • Many-core computing in education
  • Mobile and embedded parallel computing in science
  • Emerging accelerator platforms
  • Development technologies (languages, compilers, tools)


Accelerating Eigen Tensor libraries using SYCL
Mehdi Goli, Codeplay Software Ltd.

Accelerating parallel computing by closely linkage of CPU and FPGA
Miroslaw Walukiewicz, Intel

FPGA based acceleration scientific workloads - Why? How?
Suleyman Demirsoy, Intel

The Collaboration Spotting Graph Visualization tool
Xavier Eric Ouvrard, CERN

Computations on Collaboration Spotting Datasets
Richárd Forster, CERN

Computational challenges of gravitational-wave searches
Michał Bejger, Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center, Warsaw

FPGAs as manycore scientific coprocessors in high-level programming environments – Hastlayer
Zoltán Lehóczky, Lombiq Ltd.

GPU assisted light field capture and processing
Attila Barsi, Holografika Ltd.


  • Extended abstract submission: 19 May 2017
  • Decision on accepted presentations: 21 May 2017
  • Registration deadline:
  • Registration is closed

Please send your abstracts and questions to:

{berenyi} . {daniel} {at} {wigner} . {mta} . {hu}

Dániel BERÉNYI (Wigner RCP)
Máté Ferenc NAGY-EGRI (Wigner RCP)
Gábor Cseh (Wigner RCP)
Gergely Gábor BARNAFÖLDI (Wigner RCP)


22 June, Thursday

  • 8:45 - 8:50
  • 10:30 - 10:50
    Coffee Break
  • 12:40 - 14:10
  • 15:50 - 16:10
    Coffee Break

23 June, Friday

  • 10:40 - 11:00
    Coffee Break
  • 11:40 - 12:20
    Accelerating parallel computing by closely linkage of CPU and FPGA
  • 12:45 - 14:15
  • 15:45 - 16:05
    Coffee Break


Mehdi Goli

Mehdi GoliUniversity of West of Scotland, Codeplay Software Ltd.

Miroslaw Walukiewicz

Miroslaw WalukiewiczIntel

Suleyman Demirsoy

Suleyman DemirsoyIntel

Xavier Eric Ouvrard

Xavier Eric OuvrardCERN

Richárd Forster

Richárd ForsterCERN

Michał Bejger

Michał BejgerNicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center, Warsaw

Benedek Farkas

Benedek FarkasLombiq Technologies Ltd., Budapest, Hungary

Zoltán Lehóczky

Zoltán LehóczkyLombiq Technologies Ltd., Budapest, Hungary

Attila Barsi

Attila BarsiHolografika Ltd.

Zsolt Bagoly

Zsolt BagolyDepartment of Physics of Complex Systems, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest

Tamás Hajdú

Tamás HajdúDepartment of Astronomy, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest

János Sztakovics

János SztakovicsDepartment of Astronomy, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest

Gábor Rácz

Gábor RáczDepartment of Physics of Complex Systems, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest

András Leitereg

András LeiteregFaculty of Informatics, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest

Ferenc Hegedűs

Ferenc HegedűsDepartment of Hydrodynamic Systems, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Budapest

Vince Varga

Vince VargaBudapest University of Technology and Economics, Budapest

Gábor Dániel Balogh

Gábor Dániel BaloghFaculty of Information Technology and Bionics, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Budapest

Zoltán Kiss

Zoltán KissKIFÜ / NIIF Program

Gábor Marschalkó

Gábor MarschalkóBaja Observatory of Szeged University

Tamás Hegedűs

Tamás HegedűsMolecular Biophysics Research Group, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary, Department of Biophysics and Radiation Biology, Semmelweis University, Hungary

Szilveszter Harangozó

Szilveszter HarangozóEPAM Systems – Hungary

László Kovács

László KovácsFaculty of Informatics, University of Debrecen, Debrecen

Dénes Molnár

Dénes MolnárPurdue University, West Lafayette, USA

Alexandra Nagy

Alexandra NagyInstitute of Physics, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland

Zoltán Juhász

Zoltán JuhászDepartment of Electrical Engineering and Information Systems, University of Pannonia, Veszprém, Hungary

Gergely Gábor Barnaföldi

Gergely Gábor BarnaföldiGPU Lab, Wigner Research Centre for Physics, Budapest

Máté Ferenc Nagy-Egri

Máté Ferenc Nagy-EgriGPU Lab, Wigner Research Centre for Physics, Budapest

Dániel Berényi

Dániel BerényiGPU Lab, Wigner Research Centre for Physics, Budapest

Contact Us

GPU Day 2017

The conference will be held at:
Building 18, Meeting room
Wigner Research Centre for Physics of the 
Hungarian Academy of Sciences
1121 Budapest, Konkoly-Thege Miklós út 29-33.

Traveling by public transport

By bus: The closest bus stop is the Csillebérc, KFKI and is served directly by the number 21.