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2017 North American Einstein Toolkit School and Workshop at NCSA

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School Program

Monday, July 31 (8:00 am – 6:00 pm)

On this day only participants will be split into a group who is just starting to use the Einstein Toolkit (Track 1) and those who are already regular users of the Einstein Toolkit (Track 2). There will be a parallel program for each of the two groups.

7:30 am
Computer setup
8:30 am
Welcome (coffee and bagels will be provided)
9:00 am
Numerical Methods
Track 1: Finite Differencing and Method of Lines

Track 2: Initial Data Methods
Noon
Lunch (provided)
1:00 pm
Einstein Toolkit
Track 1: Hello World, WaveToy

Track 2: Writing Parameter Files, Llama
3:30 pm
Coffee break / Group photo
4:00 pm -
6:00 pm
Hands-on Exercise
Track 1: WaveToy

Track 2: Llama, Initial Data

Tuesday, August 1 (9:00 am – 6:00 pm)

8:30 am
Coffee and bagels
9:00 am
Numerical Relativity
Noon
Lunch (provided)
1:00 pm
Visualization using VisIt
3:30 pm
Coffee break
4:00 pm
Professional Conduct Seminar
5:00 pm -
6:00 pm
LIGO and Data Analysis
6:00 pm
Dinner

Wednesday, August 2 (9:00 am – 6:00 pm)

8:30 am
Coffee and bagels
9:00 am
Numerical Hydrodynamics
Noon
Lunch (provided)
1:00 pm
Numerical Relativity and Numerical Hydrodynamics
3:30 pm
Coffee break
4:00 pm -
6:00 pm
Blue Waters Tour
National Petascale Computing Facility
1725 S. Oak St., Champaign

Workshop Program

This program is not yet finalized. Please provide suggestions for the focused discussions at: https://docs.einsteintoolkit.org/et-docs/ET_Workshop_2017_at_NCSA

Thursday, August 3 (9:00 am – 6:00 pm)

Friday, August 4 (9:00 am – 6:00 pm)