Minisymposium: Swiss Chapter Women in HPC
Event TypeMinisymposium
CS and Math
Emerging Applications
TimeFriday, 9 July 202114:00 - 16:00 CEST
LocationHenry Dunant
DescriptionWHPC is the only international organization working to improve equity, diversity and inclusion in High Performance Computing. The chapter is being formed by senior professionals scientists and engineers working in Switzerland, representing academia, large research centre, national HPC Centre and the IT industry. The mission of WHPC is to "promote, build and leverage a diverse and inclusive HPC workforce by enabling and energising those in the HPC community to increase the participation of women and highlight their contribution to the success of supercomputing. To ensure that women are treated fairly and have equal opportunities to succeed in their chosen HPC career". The minisymposium will be comprised of 1 short intro, 3 talks followed by a panel discussion with all the speakers and organizers on actions, existing programmes and emerging proposals to enable more diversity and inclusivity.