Women in High Performance Computing Summit 2020

Posted by g.law on 6 November 2019 - 9:26am
WHPC summit logo
Artwork by Cristin Merritt

Submissions are requested for the first WHPC Summit, to be held at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada, on 29 April to 1 May, 2020.

Women in HPC is an international organisation that actively addresses gender inclusion in the HPC/AI/Big Data workforce worldwide. The Summit is designed to celebrate the contributions, careers and leadership of women in High Performance Computing. 

The Summit will bring together HPC leaders and innovators with career women in corporate organisations, research institutions, academia, and business for networking, mentoring, and sharing of knowledge in ways that challenge and change existing norms and culture in the technology world.

The event will include: 

  • technical presentations from professionals in the community,

  • career skill-building sessions,

  • strategies for workforce inclusion, and engagement of under-represented groups,

  • and, tutorials.

Deadlines and more information on paper, poster and tutorial submissions are available. All questions about submissions should be emailed to info@womeninhpc.org.