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European Gender Summit 2012

ESF Conferences
149 Avenue Louise
B-1050 Brussels
e: gendersummit@esf.org
t: +32 2 533 2020

28 November 2012 - 29 November 2012
  • Local/national conference

Building on the great success of last year’s event, ESG2012 brings together top-level researchers, science leaders, and policy makers to examine gender issues that impact on the implementation of the upcoming Horizon 2020, the European Research Area, and Innovation Union. As a high-level platform dedicated to promoting research evidence and consensus-seeking dialogue involving top-level leaders in science and policy and gender research scholars and experts, the Summit is dedicated to supporting and advancing excellence and effectiveness of research and innovation at all levels.


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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

This is an unprecedented opportunity to place gender equality and gender research dimension in science on a cross-European political agenda find out more at www.gender-summit.eu