7-9 December 2016
Jülich Supercomputing Centre, Geb. 16.4
UTC timezone

Scientific Programme

The main goal of the workshop is to get people together who are interested in Code Generation in Computational Neuroscience.

On the final day, we will coordinate the writing of a review paper summarizing the current state of the art and used technologies in the field.

Day 1  December 7

The first day will introduce simulators and tools that are commonly used in Computational Neuroscience and employ code generation techniques.

09:30 Welcome Jochen M. Eppler
10:00 NEURON Pramod Kumbhar
11:00 Coffee break  
11:30 NEST Abigail Morrison
12:30 Lunch  
13:30 SpiNNaker Dave Lester
14:30 PyNN Andrew Davison
15:30 Coffee break  
16:00 Open Session  
17:00 End of day 1  
18:30 Workshop dinner at Cafe Liebevoll, Jülich  

Day 2 December 8

The second day consists of tutorials for several code generation techniques in the field with hands-on sessions to gather experience with the tools.

09:30 NESTML tutorial Inga Blundell + Dimitri Plotnikov
11:00 Coffee break  
11:30 SpiNNaker tutorial David Lester
13:00 Lunch  
14:00 Open Source Brain Padraig Gleeson
15:30 Coffee break  
16:00 Open Session  
17:00 End of day 2    
18:30 Joint dinner at My Thai, Jülich (not paid!)  

Day 3 December 9

The final day has more tutorials and time for an extensive discussion. Those who are interested will start with the review paper in the afternoon.

09:30 NineML/SpineML tutorial Alex Cope
11:00 Coffee break  
11:30 Wrap up and discussion  
12:30 Lunch  
13:30 Paper planning session  
15:00 End of workshop  

Please contact Jochen M. Eppler or Dimitri Plotnikov if you are interested in registering or giving a talk/tutorial.