SC17 Workshop Agenda

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Provisional: the agenda is still subject to change

9:00 Session 1: Making the most of your career Chair: Toni Collis, EPCC, The University of Edinburgh & Women in HPC
9:00 – 9:05 Welcome
9:05 – 9:35 Invited talk: Self Branding and Advocacy how to get known in your organization and push your ideas forward  Kelly Nolan
09:35 – 10:30 Early Career Coaching Chair: Led by Trish Damkroger, Intel and Certified Executive Coach

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee

11:00 Session 2: Careers in HPC Chair: Toni Collis, EPCC, The University of Edinburgh & Women in HPC
11:00 – 12:00 Skills to Thrive

  • Negotiation Skills (Deb Goldfarb)
  • Hints and Tips for public speaking (Kelly Gaither) Slides
  • How to take the next step in your career (Elsa Gonsiorowski) Slides
  • Effective workplace communication (Rebecca Hartman-Baker)
  • Overcoming the confidence gap (Fernanda Foertter)
  • How to find the help you need – identifying mentors and those that can help you in your career (Misbah Mubarak)
Kelly Gaither, TACC
Deb Goldfarb, Intel
Elsa Gonsiorowski, LLNL
Rebecca Hartman-Baker, NERSC
Fernanda Foertter, Oakridge National Lab
Misbah Mubarak, Argonne National Lab
12:00 – 12:30 Career Panel Discussion
Hints and tips to progress your career
Panel Chair: Toni Collis, EPCC, The University of Edinburgh & Women in HPC
12:30 – 1:00 Speed Networking Chair: Toni Collis, EPCC, The University of Edinburgh & Women in HPC

1:00 – 2:00 Lunch

2:00 Session 3: Early Career Presentations Session Chair: Misbah Mubarak, Argonne National Laboratories
2:00 – 2:40 Lightning Talks

2:40 – 3:00 Virtual Poster Networking & Mixer

3:00 – 3:30 Coffee

3:30 Session 4: Improving diversity in the workplace Session Chair: Kelly Gaither, TACC
3:30 – 4:30 How to embrace diversity in the workplace

  • Embracing diversity: the benefits (Toni Collis) Slides
  • The benefits of mentoring: why and how to setup a program (Scott Callaghan) Slides
  • Why subtle bias is often worse than blatant discrimination (Lorna Rivera) Slides
  • Identifying the roadblocks facing women in your workforce (Lee Beausoleil)
  • Building a community: outreach strategies for coordinating a local WHPC program (Marisa Brazil)
  • From Outreach to Education to Researcher, Innovative Ways of Expanding the HPC Community (Nick Brown)
Toni Collis, EPCC, The University of Edinburgh & Women in HPC
Scott Callaghan, SCEC
Lorna Rivera, Georgia Institute of Technology
Lee Beausoleil
Marisa Brazil,  Purdue University
Nick Brown,  EPCC, The University of Edinburgh
4:30 – 5:20 Panel Discussion: Diversifying the HPC workforce Chair: Kelly Gaither, TACC
5:20 – 5:30 Workshop outcomes and close Toni Collis, EPCC, The University of Edinburgh & Women in HPC