SC 2016 Workshop Call for Submissions

Call for posters: Closed

Deadline for submissions: EXTENDED to 8 August 2016 AOE Closed
Harvey_poster_lowresAs part of the workshop we invite submissions from women to present their HPC work to the HPC community as a poster and lightening 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 poster and lightning talk before the workshop. Submissions for posters are invited as short abstracts (max 300 words) in any area that utilises high performance computing. Successful authors will be asked to provide a copy-ready version of their poster by October 1st 2015.

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 all, to help everyone who feels they may benefit from presenting their work, irrespective of career stage.

Benefits of participating:

  • Present: successful authors will present their work in a lightening talk at the workshop to an HPC audience, including peers and leading women across the international HPC community.
  • Networking: build your HPC network, meet peers and potential employers.
  • Advice and mentoring: Receive expert advice and mentorship to help prepare for your poster and presentation, developing skills for the future
  • Participate: the workshop will include a session on ’Skills to thrive’ in your career  Stay for the rest of SC16 and join over 12,000 people to learn about the variety of activities and opportunities in the international high performance computing community.

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

As a poster author you will have the opportunity to share your work with the workshop audience in a brief ‘elevator pitch’ talk. This is followed by a networking session where attendees will have the opportunity to view your poster and discuss your work.

To submit your abstract for a poster please prepare your submission as a word or text document (NOT a PDF) containing the following information:

  • Full name of main (presenting) author, short biography (150 words) and photograph for website publicity;
  • Names of any other authors;
  • Current institution of all authors;
  • Title of your abstract;
  • Abstract (up to 250 words).

Email your submission to by 8 August 2016. CLOSED