STEM Gender Equality Congress

8 Jun 2017

STEM Gender Equality Congress

The STEM Gender Equality congress will bring together around 200 senior university staff, researchers, policy makers and NGO's along with representatives from industry, funding agencies and research councils for two days of debate and analysis on improving gender equality in research, science, academia and industry.

The event will offer an excellent opportunity for delegates to learn from the best examples of gender policy implementation, understand current developments in policy and practice instruments to balance gender equality, become better equipped to design and execute successful gender equality and diversity strategies, hear how to embed equality throughout an organisation and understand some of the latest initiatives in gender equality.

Among the many topics at the event will be presentations from the leaders of three key global gender equality initiatives in academia including Athena SWAN in the United Kingdom, Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) and the SEA Change initiative from the United States. A large number of universities will also be presenting leading examples of best practice and recommendations that can be applied, including Edith Cowan University, Boston University, University of California Davis and the Fraunhofer Institute.

Keynote presentations will also come from key funding agencies and policy groups including the German Research Foundation (DFG), Science Europe, The Canadian Institutes for Health Research and UNESCO.

Date: June 8-9, 2017
Location: Berlin

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