European Gender Summit 2012 (EGS 2012)

Organization: European Science Foundation

Venue: European Parliament

Location: Brussels, Belgium

Event Date/Time: Nov 29, 2012 End Date/Time: Nov 29, 2012
Registration Date: Nov 04, 2012
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Description

European Gender Summit 2012 is held this year with a overarching title “Aligning Agendas for Excellence and it will take place 29th and 30th November 2012 at the offices of the European Parliament in Brussels. The event is organised byEuropean Science Foundation and genSET.

The target group for the event is researchers, science leaders, and policy makers who are working on issues related to gender and their impact on Horizon 2020, the European Research Area, and Innovation Union.

A number of keynote speakers have been announced in the programme who will hold sessinos over two days covering a wide range of topics, for example: Integrating the Gender Dimension in Research and Innovation LandscapeThe Role of Research Evidence in Shaping Science Making and Science Policies, and Advancing Science and Innovation through Inclusion: The Gender Factor. In addition, the event also includes parallel sessions focused on various topics, so-called Cafés Scientifiques.

Venue

rue Wiertz 60
Brussels
Belgium
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Organizations

European Science Foundation
genSET

Additional Information

 Programme


Thursday 29th Nov 2012, 14:00-19:00

  • Session 1 - Aligning Policy Agendas
  • Session 2 - Integrating the Gender Dimension in Research and Innovation Landscape
  • Session 3 - Advancing Science and Innovation through Inclusion: The Gender Factor
  • Session 4 - Open Discussion on Key Points from Day 1
  • Session 5 - Networking and Refreshments

Friday 30th Nov 2012, 9:00 - 17:00

  • Session 6 - The role of research evidence in shaping science making and science policies
  • Session 7 - Integrating the Gender Dimension in Research and Innovation Content
  • Session 8 - Mainstreaming and Consolidating Gender Research Scholarship
  • Session 9 - Open Discussion on Key Points from Day 2 Plenary Sessions
  • Session 10 - Three parallel Café Scientifique
    • Café 1 :The leaky pipeline and age discrimination
    • Café 2 : Gender as 'big ticket' item in R&D&I
    • Café 3: From Manifesto to Gender Equality Standard for projects and institutions
  • Session 11 - Summary of conclusions - Refreshments

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