Career Workshop for Women and Minorities in Computer Architecture
In conjunction with the
47th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Microarchitecture (MICRO-47)
December 14th, 2014
WORKSHOP TRAVEL GRANT APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 24, 2014
This workshop will bring together women and under-represented
minorities across academia, industry, research, and government
to promote the recruitment and progression of women and minorities
who are focusing on the technical field of computer architecture.
The workshop will highlight emerging and hot topics in computer
architecture, but also provide career mentoring and advice, opportunities
for cross-disciplinary research, networking, finding internships and
career opportunities in computer architecture.
The workshop is generously sponsored by NSF, ACM SIGMICRO, IBM Research
and the MICRO conference.
Thanks to our sponsors, this workshop will be free of charge for the
participating target demographic of women and minority participants under-
represented in our field, and they will be directly reimbursed for their
Travel grants are available for students and junior faculty/researchers.
The deadline for application for travel grants is November 24.
Registration for the workshop is through through Micro-47 website at:
Our speakers are:
Dr. Alan Bivens, IBM Research
Prof. John Cavazos, University of Delaware
Prof. Natalie Enright Jerger, University of Toronto
Dr. Rosemary Francis, Ellexus Ltd
Prof. Ruby Lee, Princeton University
Prof. Margaret Martonosi, Princeton University
Prof. Jason Mars, University of Michigan
Prof. Kunle Olukotun, Stanford University
Prof. Greta Yorsh, Queen Mary University of London
Prof. Lingjia Tang, University of Michigan
Valentina Salapura (Chair), IBM TJ Watson Research Center, USA
Carole-Jean Wu, Arizona State University, USA
Noa Zilberman, University of Cambridge, UK
Negar Miralaei, University of Cambridge, UK
Michela Taufer, University of Delaware, USA
TRAVEL GRANT INFORMATION:
We are pleased to provide travel grants to broaden the participation in the
workshop. Students as well as junior faculty/researchers are eligible to apply.
This support is made possible by the generous support from the NSF, ACM
SIGMICRO, IBM Research and the MICRO conference.
The grants will cover an applicant’s travel cost (up to approx. $750) to
Cambridge, UK, where the workshop will be held.
Priority for travel grants will be given to applicants to the target
demographic group. Special funding may be provided for Companion Travel
Grants to support attendees with either disabilities, or a parent of an
infant less than one year old who cannot travel without the infant and a
care provider for the infant.
Please check the Workshop’s web page for detailed application information.