GPU Day 2019

The Future of Computing, Graphics and Data Analysis

11-12 07 2019

About the GPU Day


The now 10 years old GPU Laboratory of the Wigner Research Centre for Physics together with the Faculty of Informatics of the Eötvös Loránd University are organizing the 9th GPU Day dedicated to the fields of massively parallel computing, visualization and data analysis in scientific and industrial applications.

Sponsors of the GPU Day:

Lombiq Ltd.

StreamHPC Ltd.

Silicon Computers Ltd.

AImotive Ltd.
Faculty of Informatics,
Eötvös Loránd University



  • Current status and near-future of parallel and high-performance hardware and software
  • Many-core computing in physics and other fields of science
  • Medical applications of parallel technologies
  • Graphics, rendering and image synthesis
  • Machine Learning, Neural Networks, feature recognition
  • Image processing, computer vision and reconstruction
  • Industrial applications
  • Quantum computing
  • Computing and visualization in education
  • Mobile and embedded computing
  • Emerging accelerator platforms
  • Development technologies (languages, compilers, tools)

The GPU Day adopts the Berlin Code of Conduct.


Michael Wong - The future direction of SYCL and C++ Heterogeneous Programming

Vice President of R&D at Codeplay Software Ltd.
Vice President at, chair of the C++ Standards Committee (WG21)


István Csabai - Machine learning in sciences
Eötvös University, Deptartment of Physics of Complex Systems

Highlighted Talks:

Turning software into computer chips – Hastlayer
Zoltán Lehóczky Lombiq Ltd.

Multi-GPU Sensor Simulation Pipeline
Balázs Teréki AImotive Ltd.

Head to the Exascale …
Tibor Temesi Silicon Computers Ltd.

Random Number Generation on GPUs
Kiss István StreamHPC Ltd.

Supercomputing on-demand
Gábor Varga Microsoft Hungary Ltd.

Determinism and Low-Latency GPU Scheduling in OpenCL
Balázs Keszthelyi V-Nova Ltd.

Purely Functional GPU Programming with Futhark
Troels Henriksen
University of Copenhagen

Functional Programming boosting scientific and industrial research
Thomas Ortner
VRVis Zentrum für Virtual Reality und Visualisierung

Solving the Kuramoto Oscillator Model on Random Graphs
Jeffrey Kelling 
Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf

Contributions to the conference are welcome.

Abstracts must contain a title shorter than 100 characters, name and affiliation of the presenter and coauthors and a maximum 4000 characters of body text. Images should be sent separately from the text as the abstract will be reprocessed for display on the website.

Extended talk submission deadline: 2019 May 31. June 7.

Participation is free for students, members of academic institutions, research centres and universities.

For other participants early registration fee until 15 June 23 June is 30 EUR, after that 100 EUR.

Registration is now open: fill the registration form here.

Please send your questions and abstracts to:

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

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



First Day

  • 8:45 - 9:00
  • 10:20 - 10:50
    Coffee Break
  • 12:30 - 13:40
    Lunch Break
  • 15:50 - 16:20
    Coffee Break

Second Day

  • 10:30 - 11:00
    Coffee Break
  • 12:45 - 13:55
    Lunch Break
  • 16:05 - 16:35
    Coffee Break
  • 18:40 - 18:45


Michael Wong

Michael WongCodeplay Ltd., Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Zoltán Lehóczky

Zoltán LehóczkyLombiq Technologies Ltd., Budapest, Hungary

István Kiss

István KissStreamHPC Ltd., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Tibor Temesi

Tibor TemesiSilicon Computers Ltd., Budapest, Hungary

Balázs Teréki

Balázs TerékiAImotive Ltd., Budapest, Hungary

Troels Henriksen

Troels HenriksenDepartment of Computer Science, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

Gábor Varga

Gábor VargaMicrosoft Hungary Ltd., Budapest, Hungary

Thomas Ortner

Thomas OrtnerVRVis Research Center

István Csabai

István CsabaiDepartment of Physics of Complex Systems, Faculty of Science, Eötvös Loránd University

Jeffrey Kelling

Jeffrey KellingHelmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Department of Information Services and Computing, Dresden, Germany

Balázs Keszthelyi

Balázs KeszthelyiV-Nova Ltd., London, United Kingdom

Bianka Farkas

Bianka FarkasDepartment of Biophysics and Radiation Biology, Semmelweis University and Faculty of Information Technology and Bionics, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Budapest, Hungary

Alexandra Nagy

Alexandra NagyInstitute of Physics, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland

Olena Linnyk

Olena LinnykFrankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Talent Acquisition & Talent Management Company milch&zucker, Giessen, Germany

Dénes Molnár

Dénes MolnárPurdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States

Ferenc Hegedűs

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

András Vukics

András VukicsDepartment of Quantum Optics and Quantum Information, Institute for Solid State Physics and Optics, Wigner Research Centre for Physics

Georgina Csizmadia

Georgina CsizmadiaDepartment of Biophysics and Radiation Biology, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary and MTA-SE Molecular Biophysics Research Group, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary

Bálint Daróczy

Bálint DaróczyInstitute for Computer Science and Control, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary

Sándor Zsebők

Sándor ZsebőkDepartment of Systematic Zoology and Ecology, Eötvös Loránd University

Géza Ódor

Géza ÓdorResearch Institute for Technical Physics and Materials Science, Centre for Energy Research, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Patrik Reizinger

Patrik ReizingerDepartment of Control Engineering and Informatics, Budapest University of Technology and Economics

András Telcs

András TelcsDepartment of Computational Sciences, Wigner Research Centre for Physics

Viktor Makki

Viktor MakkiFaculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics, Budapest University of Technology and Economics

Áron Cserkaszky

Áron CserkaszkyHolografika Ltd.

Ádám István Szűcs

Ádám István SzűcsDepartment of Computer Algebra, Faculty of Informatics, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary

Zoltán Kiss

Zoltán KissGovernmental Information-Technology Development Agency (KIFÜ)

András Leitereg

András LeiteregDepartment of Programming Languages and Compilers, Faculty of Informatics, Eötvös Loránd University

Zoltán Juhász

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

Levente Hajder

Levente HajderDepartment of Algorithms and their Applications, Faculty of Informatics, Eötvös Loránd University

Ákos Kovács

Ákos KovácsMediso Ltd., Budapest, Hungary

Máté Ferenc Nagy-Egri

Máté Ferenc Nagy-EgriWigner GPU Laboratory, Wigner Research Centre for Physics

 GPU Day 2019