[hpc-announce] WHPC @ ISC2017 Call for Posters EXTENDED to May 7

Sunita Chandrasekaran sunisg123 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 26 10:04:38 CDT 2017

> Women in HPC at ISC 2017: Workshop Call for posters and participation
> In collaboration with ISC High Performance 2017
> Thursday 22 June 2017 (Time to be confirmed)
> http://www.womeninhpc.org/women-in-hpc-at-isc-2017/workshop
> Women in HPC will once again attend the ISC High Performance Computing
> conference to discuss diversity and will bring together women from across
> the international HPC community, providing opportunities to network,
> showcasing the work of inspiring women and discussing how we can all work
> towards to improving the under-representation of women in supercomputing.
> The sixth international Women in High Performance Computing (WHPC)
> workshop, at ISC 2017, Frankfurt, Germany will once again bring together
> the HPC community to discuss the growing importance of increasing diversity
> in the workplace. This workshop aims to recognize and discuss the
> challenges faced by women, one of many underrepresented groups that exist
> in HPC, as well as opportunities for broadening participation in HPC fields
> and activities to encourage women to enter the field with consideration of
> differing legislation affecting hiring and employment practices among the
> different countries.
> Panel discussion and breakout sessions
> We will host a panel discussion and breakout sessions inviting questions
> and suggestions from the audience on how employers can help diversify the
> HPC workforce, the obstacles employers face, and sharing best practise
> across the international community from a variety of HPC employers.
> Breakout 1 (Improving Diversity in the Workplace): What methods have you
> put in place to improve workplace diversity?
> Breakout 2 (Career Development/Mentoring): Skills to thrive; sharing your
> experiences and advice on your successes in the workplace.
> Call for posters: Now Open!
> Deadline for submissions
> As part of the workshop we will be inviting submissions from female early
> career researchers to present their work as a poster 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.
> To submit your work please email your abstract as a word or text document
> containing the following information to info at womeninhpc.org
>    - Full name of main (presenting) author, short biography (150 words)
>    and photograph for website publicity
>    - Names of any other authors;
>    - Current institution of all authors;
>    - Abstract (up to 250 words)
> For full details please see: http://www.womeninhpc.org/wome
> n-in-hpc-at-isc-2017/workshop/submit
> <http://www.womeninhpc.org/women-in-hpc-at-isc-2016/workshop/submit>
> Workshop Committee
> Chairs
>    - Workshop Chair: Toni Collis, EPCC, UK and Women in HPC Network, UK
>    - Poster Chair: Misbah Mubarak, Argonne National Laboratory, USA
>    - Mentoring Chair: Rebecca Hartman-Baker, NERSC, USA
>    - Publicity Chair: Kimberly McMahon, Xand McMahon, USA
> Steering and Organisation Committee
>    - Julia Andrys, Murdoch University, Western Australia
>    - Sunita Chandrasekaran, University of Delaware, USA
>    - Trish Damkroger, Intel, USA
>    - Rebecca Hartman-Baker, NERSC, USA
>    - Daniel Holmes, EPCC, UK Adrian Jackson, EPCC, UK
>    - Jessica Nettelblad, Uppsala University, Sweden
>    - Kimberly McMahon, Xand McMahon, USA
>    - Lorna Rivera, University of Illinois, USA
> Programme Committee (for early career posters)
> Posters Chair: Misbah Mubarak (Argonne National Laboratory)
>    - Sunita Chandrasekaran, University of Delaware, USA
>    - Rebecca Hartman-Baker, NERSC, USA
>    - Daniel Holmes, EPCC, UK
>    - Adrian Jackson, EPCC, UK
>    - Alison Kennedy, Hartree Centre, STFC, UK
>    - Lorna Rivera, University of Illinois, USA
>    - Jesmin Jahan Tithi, Parallel Computing Lab, Intel Corporation, USA
> The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in
> Scotland, with registration number SC005336.
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