Skills to Thrive: Careers in HPC

Event Sponsor: 
Mathematics and Computer Science Division Workshop
Start Date: 
Sep 25 2017 - 1:00pm
Building/Room: 
Building 240/Room 1404-1405
Location: 
Argonne National Laboratory
Host: 
Kathryn Mohror, LLNL and Misbah Mubarak, ANL

The “Skills to Thrive: Careers in HPC” workshop is being held with the EuroMPI/USA 2017 Conference, it is open to the public, so you can stop by even if you have not registered for the conference. The workshop will have talks on work life balance and a panel about promoting diversity and inclusion. Additionally, we have also invited Dr. Anna Kaatz, Director of Computational Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Center for Women's Health Research.  Anna will be talking about methods to identify and address implicit bias at workplace and improving the workplace climate. She will also discuss her research on taking a scientific approach to engaging scientists in diversity and inclusion efforts.

The agenda:
  • Two short talks on maintaining work life balance — Jini Ramprakash (ALCF) and Rob Ross (MCS)
  • Invited talk on unconscious bias and mitigating it — Anna Kaatz (UW-Madison)
  • Panel discussing approaches for promoting diversity and inclusion at workplace — Paul Hovland (MCS), Lisa Durham (Argonne Leadership Institute), Anna Kaatz, (UW-Madison) and Katrin Heitmann (HEP)
  • Parallel breakout sessions on topics including career development, mentoring and work life balance