[hpc-announce] Call for participation: The First Texas Women in HPC Seminar (TXWHPC)
dounia.khaldi at intel.com
Tue Oct 23 20:45:28 CDT 2018
You are cordially invited to the First Texas Women in HPC Seminar. Texas Women in HPC (TXWHPC) and Intel Austin are partnering to host a Women in HPC celebration prior to SC18 - the world's largest HPC conference. Register now for this exciting event! Space is limited.
TXWHPC (https://www.tacc.utexas.edu/texas-women-in-hpc-chapter-formed) brings together professional women in industry, academia, and government from the advanced computing community across the state. It provides a venue for knowledge-sharing, networking, support, and visibility for women by engaging in initiatives to raise awareness and broaden diversity in HPC.
The event will feature a keynote by Kelly Gaither, Director of Visualization at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC), a panel of women in industry and academia, and networking opportunities. All are welcome to join us:
* Any gender
* Any career stage: early, mid, and established
* Any level in the organization: junior, managers, and leaders
* Any type of organization: corporations, research institutions, and academia
Tentative agenda is as follows:
9:30-9:45 Welcome from Intel
9:45-10:30 Keynote by Kelly Gaither, Director of Visualization, TACC
10:30-11 Networking break
11:00-12:00pm HPC in Texas Panel featuring:
* Carolyn Devany (Data Vortex), TXWHPC Co-Chair
* Melyssa Fratkin (TACC), TXWHPC Co-Chair
* Cristina Beldica (Intel)
* Garima Kochhar (Dell EMC)
The celebration will take place at the Intel Austin site on Friday November 9th from 8:30 AM -- 12:00 PM. Intel Austin is located at 1300 S MoPac Expy, Austin TX 78746. Follow the signs to the visitor parking lot. Enter from the frontage road (not by going into the campus at the traffic light). If you go into the campus at the traffic light, you will need to leave campus and go back around the frontage roads to get back to the visitor parking. The parking garage is only for overflow visitor parking. Park as far in to the lot as possible.
Do not enter through the main entrance up the steps, but instead follow the sidewalk on the south side of the parking lot to the double glass door. There will be a special check-in desk set up in that lobby to make things easier for our meeting. If you end up in the wrong place, ask for Dounia Khaldi.
Register Here https://goo.gl/forms/0Rb6ouhxYnakPC623
We hope to see you there!
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