Agenda

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Workshop Chair: Elsa Gonsiorowski (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA)

9.00 Session 1: Improving diversity in the workplace Session Chair: Gocken Kestor (Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA)

 

9.00 – 9.10 Welcome Workshop Chair: Elsa Gonsiorowski (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA)

 

9.10 – 9.40 Keynote: Driving Gender Equality in the Tech Industry

 

Angelo Apa, Lenovo
9.40 – 10.10  Short talks:

  • How to successfully address discrimination in the workplace – Alison Kennedy
  • Recognizing privilege: how to identify the roadblocks facing those in underrepresented groups
  • Being a diversity ally – Marjolein Oorsprong

 

10.10 – 10.30 Panel Discussion: Diversifying the HPC workforce Chair: TBD
Panellists:

 

10.30 – 11.00

 

Poster Lightning Talks

  • Performance Analysis of GS2 Plasma Turbulence Code – Sally Bridgewater
  • The movement towards HPC inclusivity: Achieving on-demand accessibility of High Performance Computing (HPC) in single-user, ephemeral projects through the Alces Gridware Project – Cristin Merritt
  • Parallel Password Cracker – Thi Bich Phuong Nguyen
  • DYNAMO – Dynamic Analysis Modelling and Optimisation of GDI engines – Aiman Batul Shaikh
  • High-volume data processing for ambient healthcare research prototyping – Emma Tonkin
Chair: Weronika Filinger (EPCC, University of Edinburgh, UK)

 

11.00 – 11.30 Coffee including poster networking and mixer

 

11.30 Session 2: Improving diversity in the workplace

 

Session Chair: Elsa Gonsiorowski (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA)
11.30 – 12.00 Building resilience: A toolkit for thriving  Speakers: Toni Collis (Appentra Solutions) 

 

12.00 – 12.30 Skills to Thrive:

  • Solving the two body problem – Mozhgan Kabiri Chimeh
  • How to take the next step in your career: identifying when you are ready to take the next step and how to do it – Elsa Gonsiorowski
  • Making the most of your digital presence – Olivia O’Sullivan

 

12.30 – 12.55 Panel Discussion: Skills to Thrive Chair: TBD
Panellists:

 

12.55 – 13.00 Final remarks Elsa Gonsiorowski (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA)