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Nominations Open for SC 2025 General Chair and Steering Committee Openings

May 4, 2022 — The SC Steering Committee is seeking future leaders for the SC Conference Series. Nominations for the SC25 general chair are now open and will close on Wednesday, July 13, 2022.

To enter a nomination, send an email to nominations@info.supercomputing.org with the candidate’s name, a short paragraph describing how the candidate meets the below criteria and a recent curriculum vitae (CV) that highlights professional and SC Conference experience. Self-nominations are acceptable.

  • Experience managing large, complex projects in which the people executing the project do not all report directly to the manager
  • Experience managing a large (multi-million USD) budget
  • A breadth and depth of experience with SC conference organization, especially leadership roles
  • Ability to set strategic direction and delegate its execution
  • Flexibility to commit significant resources to management of the conference in the three years leading up to the event. The SC25 General Chair candidate should plan to commit:
  • Approximately 10% of a Full Time Equivalent (FTE) on SC activities during 2023
  • Approximately 25% of a Full Time Equivalent (FTE) on SC activities during 2024
  • Approximately 70% of a Full Time Equivalent (FTE) on SC activities during 2025

Nominees are expected to be active participants in the SC Conference community. The selection will be made in the fall of 2022, no later than the end of SC week in November.

In addition, nominations for two positions on the SC Steering Committee are now open and will close on Monday, September 12, 2022. Nominations should be sent to nominations@info.supercomputing.org and include the candidate’s name, a short paragraph describing how the candidate meets the below criteria, and a recent curriculum vitae (CV) that highlights professional and SC experience. Self-nominations are acceptable.

  • A vision for how the conference may best serve the needs of the advanced computing community
  • Experience with and knowledge of the SC Conference
  • Willingness to be an active and engaged advocate for the SC Conference community
  • Commitment to attend three one-day in-person meetings and monthly 90-minute teleconferences annually for a four-year term
  • Selections will be announced by the end of SC week in November.

In this video, SC20 General Chair and SC Steering Committee Member Christine E. Cuicchi explains the value of serving in these positions and how fresh perspectives can influence the future of the SC Conference.

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