[hpc-announce] Call for Participation: 9th Women-in-HPC workshop at Supercomputing (SC)

Mubarak, Misbah mmubarak at anl.gov
Mon Oct 29 10:39:46 CDT 2018

	Call for Participation

       9th International Women in HPC Workshop:
      Held in conjunction with SC 18, Dallas, TX
	Sunday, Nov. 11 9:00-5:30pm



Session I: Keynote

9:00-9:05 Misbah Mubarak- Argonne National Laboratory

9:05-10:00 Ruby Mendenhall - Univ. of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
	   Keynote Speaker: "A Black Woman¹s Sojourn in High Performance
Computing: Recovering Lost History"

Session II: Thriving at Work (Hot Topics Discussion)

10:00 - 10:10 Linda Akli - Southeastern Universities Research Association
	      "Being a diversity ally‹what it means and how you can help"

10:10 - 10:20 Maytal Dahan - Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC)
	      "Telecommuting boss - being a successful remote employee"

10:20 - 10:30 Laura Schulz - Leibniz Supercomputing Center
	      "Leadership strategies in HPC"

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 - 11:10 Lorna Rivera - Georgia Institute of Tech.
	     "Effectively responding to discrimination"

11:10 - 11:20 Lucy Nowell - DoE Office of Science
	     "Effective workplace communication"

11:20 - 11:30 Carissa Holohan - Argonne National Laboratory
	     "Coming out as a transgender woman at a major HPC center"

Session II: Thriving at Work.. continued (Panel Discussion)

11:30 - 12:30 Christine Cuicchi - Department of Defense (Panel chair and
Panel Discussion: "Best practices from organizations on improving
workplace diversity"

Ruby Mendenhall - Univ. of Illinois (panelist)
Lucy Nowell - Dept. of Energy Office of Science (panelist)
Yvonne Yang - Intel Corporation (panelist)
Session III: Early career lightning talks
2:00 - 3:00  Weronika Filinger and Gokcen Kestor (Chairs)

3:00 - 3:30 Coffee Break

Session IV: Developing workplace resilience & managing stress
3:30 - 4:30  Toni Collis - Appentra
	     Hands on discussion session working through the 'resilience toolkit'

4:30 - 5:20 Toni Collis - Apentra (Panel chair)
Panel Discussion: "How to build resilience"

Laura Schulz - Leibniz Supercomputing Center (panelist)
Maytal Dahan - Texas Advanced Computing Center (panelist)
Kaoutar El maghraoui - IBM Research (panelist)
Mozhgan Kabiri Chimeh - Univ. of Sheffield (panelist)

5:20 - 5:30 Misbah Mubarak (Argonne) & Toni Collis (Appentra)
Workshop Outcomes and closeup

Best Regards,
Women-in-HPC Workshop Organizing Committee

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