BioExcel is sponsoring a GROMACS workshop in Riga:

Tentative schedule

The schedule may change depending on the interests and skills of registered participants – in particular, those that register early.

Day Time Activity A Activity B
Friday 9:00-10:30 Introduction to and overview of GROMACS, recent interesting work done with GROMACS
Friday 10:30-11:00 Coffee break
Friday 11:00-13:00 Participant self-introduction
Friday 13:00-14:00 Lunch
Friday 14:00-15:30 HANDS ON: Getting started with GROMACS HANDS ON: Introduction to GROMACS code development
Friday 15:30-16:00 Coffee break
Friday 16:00-17:30 Modeling assumptions in GROMACS
Friday 18:30-21:00 Optional self-paying dinner
Saturday 9:00-10:30 HANDS ON: GROMACS for simulation in physics and chemistry (polymers/solubility/quantum chemistry coupling) HANDS ON: GROMACS for simulation in biology (lipids/proteins/DNA)
Saturday 10:30-11:00 Coffee break
Saturday 11:00-13:00 HANDS ON: Introduction to Parallel simulation with GROMACS HANDS ON: Accelerator use in GROMACS and GROMACS hardware performance evaluation
Saturday 13:00-14:00 Lunch
Saturday 14:00-15:30 HANDS ON: Ensemble simulations with GROMACS HANDS ON: To be decided based on participant feedback
Saturday 15:30-16:00 Coffee break
Saturday 16:00-17:30 HANDS ON: Machine learning for discovery with GROMACS HANDS ON: To be decided based on participant feedback


  • Registration entitles you to attend (lunch and break snacks included).
  • Registration deadline: 26 September 2018 3 October 2018
  • Early registration is encouraged due to limited seating
  • Register here

Getting to Riga

Getting to the Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis by public transportation


Suggested nearby accomodation (Riga old town is very nice, but about 30 minutes away):

Information on Riga