Agenda

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Provisional: the agenda is still subject to change

Chair: TBD

9.00 Session 1: Improving diversity in the workplace Session Chair: Elsa Gonsiorowski (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA)
9.00 – 9.10 Welcome Workshop Chair: Elsa Gonsiorowski (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA)
9.10 – 9.40 Keynote: Diversity best practice TBC
9.40 – 10.10  Short talks:

  • How to successfully address discrimination in the workplace.
  • How to identify the roadblocks facing those in underrepresented groups that we may be overlooking.
  • Being a diversity ally: what it means and how you can help.
Chair: TBD
Panellists:
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10.10 – 10.30 Panel Discussion: Diversifying the HPC workforce Chair: TBD
Panellists:
TBD
10.30 – 11.00 Poster Lightning Talks Chair: Weronika Filinger (EPCC, University of Edinburgh, UK)
Vice Chair: Jessica Popp (USA)
11.00 – 11.30 Coffee including poster networking and mixer
11.30 Session 2: Improving diversity in the workplace Session Chair: TBD
11.30 – 12.00 Building resilience: A toolkit for thriving  Speakers: Toni Collis (Appentra Solutions) & Elsa Gonsiorowski (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA)
12.00 – 12.30 Skills to Thrive:

  • Solving the two body problem.
  • Effective workplace communication.
  • How to take the next step in your career: identifying when you are ready to take the next step and how to do it.
12.30 – 12.55 Panel Discussion: Skills to Thrive Chair: TBD
Panellists:
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12.55 – 13.00 Final remarks Elsa Gonsiorowski (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA)