[hpc-announce] SC20 Early Career Program

Anshu Dubey dubey at flash.uchicago.edu
Fri Jun 5 12:17:09 CDT 2020

Applications are open for the SC20 Early Career program.

The Early Career program provides a one-day series of special sessions
for early-career researchers, educators, and technical professionals.
This includes academic, industry, and laboratory staff and post-docs
within the first five years of a permanent position. The Early Career
program is available to participants by application only. The program
aims to help participants secure a better understanding of the issues
and challenges faced while navigating a successful research career.
The program will include engaging interactive sessions aimed at
helping participants develop their professional skills, as well as a
strategic vision for their future

Early Career sessions will be held in a workshop format on Monday,
November 16, 2020, before the full SC20 Program begins – this allows
participants to enjoy as much of the Technical Program as possible.
The participants have networking opportunities throughout the day.

Topics may include

Goal Setting: Discerning, planning for, and pursuing career goals

Collaboration: Exploring opportunities for local and remote
collaboration to increase impact and pursue career goals

Funding: Understanding the agencies, funding instruments, and
strategies for securing research funding

Publishing: Understanding the landscape of conference, journal, and
other publication venues, including getting involved in conference
leadership or journal editorship

Mentorship: Understanding the difference between a mentor and a
sponsor and establishing effective, long-term mentoring and sponsoring

Science Communication: Discussing effective ways to promote research
and development by communicating science to the public, as part of
interdisciplinary science research

Time Management: Striking a balance between our professional and
personal responsibilities and obligations

Academic Service Roles: Balance involvement in various academic
service roles at one’s institution, and in conference organization,
program committees, editorial boards

Important dates:
Applications Open February 15, 2020
Applications Close July 31, 2020
Notifications Sent August 31, 2020

For more information, and to apply please visit

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