[hpc-announce] Call for Papers: Women in HPC Workshop for early career researchers in HPC

Sunita Chandrasekaran sunisg123 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 10 11:59:11 CDT 2015

*Call for Papers:*
Women in HPC Workshop for early career researchers in HPC
*In collaboration with ISC High Performance 2015*

This event will bring together female early-career researchers with a focus
on European participation, providing them with an opportunity to showcase
their work and to meet role models and peers in an environment designed to
move beyond the stereotype of HPC as a male-dominated field. It will open
with an introduction to current research by the Women in HPC network, the
demographics of the HPC community and the different experiences of men and
women in the field.

*Panel discussion*
Building on our first workshop at SC14, we will also host a panel
discussion, focusing on “How can women fulfill their dreams in HPC,
combining work with having a family and working in a male-dominated

* Call for papers*
As part of the workshop we will be inviting submissions from female early
career researchers (papers or posters) to present their work in a
supportive environment that promotes the engagement of women in HPC
research and applications, providing opportunities for peer to peer
networking and the opportunity to interact with female role models.

Applicants must be female and either PhD candidates or early career
researchers who have been awarded their PhD within 5 years of 1 July 2015.

*Submissions will be invited for the following categories:*

        • Extended abstract (max 500 words) for a hot topic 20 minute
presentation on research in any area that utilises high performance
        • Short abstract (max 250 words) for a poster in any area that
utilises high performance computing.

For full details please see: http://www.womeninhpc.org.uk/isc15

*Programme Committee*
        • Julia Andrys, Murdoch University, Western Australia
        • Toni Collis, EPCC, UK
        • Sunita Chandrasekaran, University of Houston, USA
        • Fernanda Foertter, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
        • Rebecca Hartman Baker, NERSC, USA
        • Daniel Holmes, EPCC, UK
        • Adrian Jackson, EPCC, UK
        • Alison Kennedy, EPCC, UK
        • Dounia Khaldi, University of Houston, USA
        • Regina Maphanga, University of Limpopo in South Africa
        • Catherine Rivière, Genci, France
        • Lorna Smith, EPCC, UK
        • Jesmin Jahan Tithi, Stony Brook University, USA
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