Call for Posters

Call for talks: open

Deadline for submissions: August 1st, 2018, anywhere on Earth.

Submit via the SC18 Linklings submission site – make sure to choose ‘SC18 Workshop: Women in HPC’.

Harvey_poster_lowresAs part of the workshop we invite submissions from women to present their HPC work to the HPC community as a short/lightning talk. There will be the opportunity to meet with leading employers from across the HPC community and discuss your work with them.

After submission, presenters will be provided with a mentor to aid in the preparation of their talk and and associate materials before the workshop. Submissions for talks are invited as extended abstracts (max 500 words) in any area that utilizes high performance computing. Successful authors will be asked to provide a copy-ready electronic version of their poster by June 11th 2018 for publication on the workshop website.

We are encouraging women who consider themselves to be ‘early career’ (i.e. still studying or within five years of graduation) to participate, however this opportunity is open to help everyone who feels they may benefit from presenting their work, irrespective of career stage.

Benefits of participating:

  • Networking: build your HPC network, meet peers and potential employers.
  • Advice and mentoring: Receive expert advice and mentorship to help prepare for your presentation, including slides, how to structure a lightning talk for effective communication and how to make the most of the networking time afterwards.

Submit

Submissions are invited on all topics relating to HPC from users and developers. All abstracts should emphasize the computational aspects of the work, such as the facilities used, the challenges that HPC can help address and any remaining challenges etc.

As an author you will have the opportunity to share your work with the workshop audience in a brief ‘elevator pitch’ talk. This will be followed by the coffee break where attendees will have the opportunity to discuss your work. All attendees will be given a ‘postcard’ outlining the key points of your work, to encourage networking with you.

To submit your abstract for a poster please prepare the following and submit via the SC18 Linklings submission site – make sure your choose ‘SC18 Workshop: Women in HPC’:

  1. Author/presenter information (For all authors):
    • first and last name;
    • current institution(s);
    • short biography (max 300 words);
    • company/institution;
    • country; and
    • photograph for website publicity.
  2. Lightning talk information
      • Title;
      • Extended abstract (up to 500 words).

Notification date: September 15th, 2018.

Successful authors will be asked to prepare and submit a postcard design for use during networking at the event. For the work you intend to present, the postcard should include:

  • objectives of the work being discussed;
  • accomplishments so far;
  • goals of the work.

Full details on preparation of the postcard will be send to successful authors on 15th September.

Camera ready deadline
Final versions of the extended abstract and postcards will be due by October 1st, 2018.

Submit here.

Deadline for submissions: August 1st, 2018, anywhere on Earth.

If you have questions please contact info@womeninhpc.org.