Women in HPC at ISC 2016

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Women in HPC will attend ISC for a second year in June 2016.
Once again we 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.

This year our activities include:

OUR EVENTS

BoF: Addressing the gender gap in the community

Tuesday 21 June 2016, 10:15 am – 11:15 pm CET
Booth #220 Frankfurt Messe Conference Centre
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY

The ISC 2016 Women in High Performance Computing BOF will once again bring together the HPC community to discuss the growing importance of increasing diversity in the workplace. The BoF will focus on how employers can improve diversity with discussion by employers on successful strategies implemented by employers to improve diversity and how unconscious or implicit bias can impact hiring and promotion.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE BOF

Networking lunch: Celebrating Women in HPC

Wednesday 22 June 2016, 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm CET
Alabaster Room, Marriott Hotel
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY

We invite you to join in a special networking event designed to celebrate the role of women in high performance computing careers. We are bringing together women leaders and young career women in corporate organizations, research institutions, academia, and business for networking, mentoring, and sharing of knowledge. Together with our supporters and leaders in the community we are creating opportunities for women to network, learn, and build connections.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER

Workshop: Fourth international Women in High Performance Computing (WHPC) workshop

Thursday 23 June 2016, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm CET
Basalt Room, Marriott Hotel
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY

This workshop will bring together employers and employees from the international HPC community to discuss methods we can all use to improve diversity; from modifying the way we recruit women to small changes that improve retention of female staff in the HPC workforce. Two key themes the workshop will focus on:

  • Career development to give all women in HPC the feeling they belong in the community
  • Providing concrete steps that employers can take to improve diversity and retain female staff in the HPC workforce.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE WORKSHOP

PLEASE NOTE THAT REGISTRATION FOR WORKSHOPS AND BOFS MUST BE DONE THROUGH THE ISC 2016 WEBSITE.

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