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      Fortran annual joint meeting with Computational Physics Group of Institute of Physics in London


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      September 24, 2019

      Tuesday  12:00 PM

      Ground Floor , 25 Copthall Avenue
      London, Greater London

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      Fortran annual joint meeting with Computational Physics Group of Institute of Physics

      AGM AGENDA10.30    Tea, coffee and biscuits10.45    AGM Business Apologies for absence Minutes of the previous AGM (27th September 2018) Matters arising Chairman's report Treasurer's report SG Development Fund report Membership Secretary's report Web Editor's report Election of Officers and Committee members(The following is taken from the Fortran SG Constitution:https://fortran.bcs.org/constitution.pdf The name of any member accepting nomination for election or re-election as an Officer or as a Committee member shall be submitted in writing to the Secretary 7 clear days prior to the date of the AGM by two members of the Group with the written consent of the nominee.  "In writing" applies equally to email or paper copy.) Future activities for the Group Any other business. Main event: 12.00     Buffet Lunch and networking Joint meeting with Computational Physics Group of Institute of Physics Requirements for Future Fortran Standards Last year’s joint meeting ended with an open discussion on requirements for future Fortran standards and a show of hands demonstrated support for a half-day meeting devoted to the topic. This is that meeting. We will begin by setting the scene with reports on the implementation states of Fortran 2008 and 2018, because much concern has been expressed about the delays and the consequent need for the next revision to be small. Next we will hear a summary of what was decided at the WG5 meeting in August. Most of the time will be devoted to a discussion of the audience’s questions and suggestions led by a panel of three members of WG5. 13.00   New Flang — The modern Fortran frontend of LLVMKiran Chandramohan, ArmThis talk introduces Flang, a new Fortran frontend being written in modern C++. Recently it was accepted as the Fortran frontend of the LLVM compiler infrastructure. The talk will provide a brief introduction to Flang, motivation for writing this new compiler, design principles, architecture, status and timelines, and an invitation to contribute. 13.30   Cray Compilation Environment (CCE) feature status by example Anton Shterenlikht and Harvey Richardson, Cray UKThis talk will cover some of the Fortran 2018 standard features implemented in the Cray Fortran compiler, illustrating them with examples and performance data when relevant. 14.00   Tracking Fortran ImplementationsIan Chivers, Rhymney ConsultingThis talk will describe our efforts in tracking the status of Fortran implementations as they implement new standard features. 14.10   Report from WG5Nathan Sircombe, ArmA report on the discussions and decisions made by WG5 at its meeting in August 2019. 14.40   Tea 15.00   Open DiscussionJohn Reid, Anton Shterenlikht and Nathan Sircombe,Please submit your questions and suggestions to John Reid by email to John.Reid@stfc.ac.uk by September 19. Where appropriate, please write slides and be prepared to present them. A detailed mini-programme will be prepared before the meeting. 17.00 Close ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- For overseas delegates who wish to attend the event please note that BCS does not issue invitation letters. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- THIS EVENT IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Fortran Specialist Group Visit https://fortran.bcs.org

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