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Polish Science Contact Agency ‘PolSCA’ of the Polish Academy of Sciences and Information Office of the Wielkopolska Region in Brussels are pleased to invite you for the event WiSER - Women in Science and European Research!

The keynote speech will be delivered by Mrs. Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education, Youth and Sport, followed by two panel discussions.

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WiSER - Women in Science and European Research
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Event Summary

The Polish Science Contact Agency ‘PolSCA’ of the Polish Academy of Sciences and Information Office of the Wielkopolska Region in Brussels would like to thank all speakers and participants for their valuable contributions as well as the fruitful discussions during the WiSER: Women in Science and European Research event of 4th December 2020. Over 150 participants from Poland and Europe followed the event!

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Event Schedule

 

 

8.50 - 9.00

Welcoming words

Dr. Tomasz Poprawka, Director the Polish Science Contact Agency in Brussels

Małgorzata Sylla, Acting Director of the Information Office of the Wielkopolska Region in Brussels

9:00-9:15

Keynote speech

Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth

9.15 - 10.00

Panel session I: WiSER – European perspective

Moderator: Dr. Michał Matlak, European Parliament

Mina Stareva, Head of Gender Sector, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (RTD), European Commission

Prof. Barbara Romanowicz, Chair of the ERC Working Group on Gender Issues

Dr. Simona Isler, Head of Gender Equality in Research Funding, Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)/ AcademiaNET

10.00 - 10.15

Questions & Answers

10.15 - 11.00

Panel Session II: WiSER - organisational insight

Moderator: Dr. Michał Matlak, European Parliament

Prof. Bogumiła Kaniewska, Rector of Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan

Prof. Agnieszka Dobrzyń, Director of Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Prof. Claudine Hermann, President of European Platform of Women Scientists

11.00 - 11.15

Questions & Answers

11.15- 11.30

Closing words

Speakers

Zdjęcie Mariya
Mariya Gabriel

The European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education, Youth and Sport

Zdjęcie Mina
Mina Stareva

Head of the Sector for Gender Equality in DG Research and Innovation

Zdjęcie Prof. Barbara
Prof. Barbara Romanowicz

Member of the Scientific Council of the ERC since 2016

Zdjęcie Dr. Simona
Dr. Simona Isler

For three and a half years Gender Equality Delegate at the SNSF

Zdjęcie Prof. Bogumiła
Prof. Bogumiła Kaniewska

Rector of Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan (Poland) and professor of Polish Studies

Zdjęcie Prof. Agnieszka
Prof. Agnieszka Dobrzyń

Director of Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology PAS

Zdjęcie Prof. Claudine
Prof. Claudine Hermann

Honorary Professor at Ecole Polytechnique
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Zdjęcie Dr. Michał
Dr. Michał Matlak

European Parliament
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Register for the event

The event is opened to everyone interested in gender-equality issues in the EU policy related to the research and innovation. Number of attendees is limited and only registered participants will be provided with all connection details prior to the event. The registration deadline is 1st December 2020. 

We are looking forward to meeting you online in December!

Downloads

In this section all event-related documents can be found such as „A Union of Equality: Gender Equality Strategy 2020-2025” or recently published European Commission Communication on „A New Era for Research and Innovation”. After conference a general summary with recommendations will be shared.

Contact

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Polish Science Contact Agency ‘PolSCA’ of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Dr Justyna Kramarczyk

justyna.kramarczyk@polsca.pan.pl

+32 2 213 41 63

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Information Office of the Wielkopolska Region in Brussels

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Małgorzata Sylla

malgorzata.sylla@wielkopolska.eu

+32 2 734 09 41

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