Call for Interest in SC Leadership Roles

SC Conference Series

The SC Steering Committee Is Seeking Future Leaders for the SC Conference Series

Conference General Chair

Nominations for the SC24 General Chair are now open and will close on July 7, 2021. To nominate someone for the position, send an email providing the candidate’s name, a short paragraph describing how the candidate meets the following criteria, and a recent curriculum vitae (CV) that highlights professional and SC Conference experience. Self-nominations are acceptable.

Desired qualities in the SC General Chair include:

  • Experience managing large, complex projects in which the people executing the project do not all report directly to the managerExperience 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 SC24 General Chair candidate should plan to commit:
    • Approximately 10% of a Full Time Equivalent (FTE) on SC activities during 2022
    • Approximately 25% of a Full Time Equivalent (FTE) on SC activities during 2023
    • Approximately 70% of a Full Time Equivalent (FTE) on SC activities during 2024

Any nominee is also expected to be an active participant in the SC Conference community. The selection will be made in the fall of 2021, no later than the end of SC week in November.

Please email nominations or requests for more information to:

General Chair Nominations

Member of the SC Steering Committee

Nominations for two positions on the SC Steering Committee are now open and will close on September 15, 2021. To nominate someone, send an email giving the candidate’s name, a short paragraph describing how the candidate meets the following criteria, and a recent curriculum vitae (CV) that highlights professional and SC experience. Self-nominations are acceptable.

Desired qualities in members of the Steering Committee include:

  • 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 one-hour teleconferences annually for a four-year term

Selections will be announced by the end of SC week in November.

Please send nominations or requests for more information to:

Steering Committee Nominations


Michela Taufer, SC Steering Committee Member

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