SC 2016 Workshop Agenda

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9.00 – 9.10 Welcome
9.10 – 9.45 Invited Talk
Methods that work: Evidence-based advice on diversifying the HPC communitySlides
Toni Collis, EPCC, The University of Edinburgh & Women in HPC
Lorna Rivera,CEISMC at the Georgia Institute of Technology
9.45 – 10.30 Panel Session: Diversity in the Workplace
What methods have you put in place to improve workplace diversity? What was successful and what pitfalls did you experience?
Chair: Kimberly McMahon, McMahon Consulting


10.30 – 11.00 Coffee
11.00 – 12.05 Parallel breakout sessions:

Breakout 1 (Improving diversity in the workplace): What methods have you put in place to improve workplace diversity?

Breakout 2 (Career development/mentoring): Skills to thrive; sharing your experiences and advice on your successes in the workplace.


Trish Damkroger
Lorna Rivera


Leanne Reed
Toni Collis

12.05 – 12.20 Breakout session wrap up and summary
12.20 – 1.00 Poster lightening talks session 1
Poster Chair:
Misbah Mubarak
1.00 – 2.00 Lunch
2.00 – 2.35 Invited talk:
Teaching Data Centers to Share & Productive and Healthy Academic Relationships
Kathryn S. McKinley, Microsoft
2.35 – 3.00 Poster lightening talks session 2
 Poster Chair:
Misbah Mubarak
3.00 – 3.30 Coffee with an opportunity to view posters
3.30 – 4.25 Early career coaching Led by Trish Damkroger, LLNL and Certified Executive Coach
4.25 – 5.30 Early career session: mixer and FAQ panel  Including time to view posters
5.30 Close