30 June:
Khronos Steps Towards Widespread Deployment of SYCL with Release of SYCL 2020 Provisional Specification.

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27 April:
The OpenCL 3.0 provisional specification was released today by the Khronos Group.

OpenCL 3.0 – What’s New


The on-demand video presentations are now available and we have set-up a dedicated Slack workspace so that authors and attendees can discuss the content of the program.

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This lively and informative session put leading members of the Khronos OpenCL, SYCL and SPIR Working groups on our ‘virtual stage’ alongside experts from the OpenCL development community to debate the issues of the day and answer questions from the online audience.

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This tutorial introduced SYCL and provided programmers with a solid foundation that they can build on to gain mastery of the language.  Presented by: Codeplay, Heidelberg University, Intel and Xilinx

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This second SYCL tutorial covered the ecosystem available to application developers, recent additions to the standard and some of the more advanced features and included in-depth Q&A sessions with a panel of SYCL experts.  Presented by: Codeplay, Heidelberg University, Intel and Xilinx.

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