EU Gender Summit 9

News del 14/10/2016

The EU Gender Summit 2016 (Gender-based research, innovation and development for sustainable economies and societal wellbeing) will be held in Brussels, 8-9 November 2016.

The Gender Summit (GS) is a platform for evidence-based and consensus-focused dialogue between scientists, policy makers, gender scholars, and key stakeholder groups in science endeavours.

This year’s Gender Summit opens up dialogue on how an understanding of sex/gender issues in research and innovation can also ensure sustainable and effective development.

The event Programme begins with a session at the Hemicycle of the European Parliament, hosted by the European Parliament Committee for Women's Rights & Gender Equality (FEMM).

GS9 programme will combine plenary and breakout sessions, knowledge-exchange sessions, networking breaks, poster exhibition, sponsors’ exhibition stands, as well as linking participants through social networks. Expected participation is 250 attendees from over 40 countries representing academia, policy, media, industry and organisations working in areas related to science.

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