New Directions in Numerical Linear Algebra and High Performance Computing: Celebrating the 70th Birthday of Jack Dongarra , July 8, 2021 – NEW DATE

Jack DongarraThis international workshop (postponed from July 2020) focuses on numerical linear algebra and high performance computing and brings together researchers working in these areas to discuss current developments and challenges in the light of evolving computer hardware. The workshop is being held to honour Jack Dongarra on the occasion of his 70th birthday.

Invited Speakers


Session 1. Chair: Nick Higham
08.30-09.00 Registration & Coffee
09.00-09.15 Welcome from organizers
09.15-09.35 Iain Duff (Science & Technology Facilities Council)
09.40-10.00 James Demmel  (University of California, Berkeley)
10.05-10.25 Piotr Luszczek (University of Tennessee)
10.30-11.00 Coffee and posters
11.00-11.20 Cleve Moler (MathWorks)
11.25-11.45 Yves Robert (Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon)
11.50-12.10 Françoise Tisseur (The University of Manchester)
12.15-14.00 Lunch and posters
Session 2. Chair: Sven Hammarling
14.00-14.20 David Keyes (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology)
14.25-14.45 Zhajoun Bai (University of California, Davis)
14.50-15.10 Ilse Ipsen (North Carolina State University)
15.15-15.45 Tea and posters
15.45-16.05 Erich Strohmaier (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)
16.10-16.30 Nick Higham (The University of Manchester)
16.35-16.55 Jack Dongarra (University of Tennessee, Oak Ridge Laboratory and The University of Manchester)
17.00-18.00 Reception and poster session
18.00 Close


Registration will open in early 2021.

Contributed Posters

Delegates can submit, during the registration process, abstracts for consideration. A limited number can be accepted because of time and space constraints.


The Royal Society.


All talks will take place in Frank Adams Room 1 & 2 in the Alan Turing Building of the Department of Mathematics at the The University of Manchester.The building is 20 minutes walk from the city centre and 15 minutes walk from Piccadilly or Oxford Road train stations; see how to get here.

Other Information

The organizers are Sven Hammarling, Nick Higham, and Françoise Tisseur.

Click here for the conference poster.