EPWS Paris Conference 2014


“New Perspectives on Women Scientists Careers in Europe”
June 11th, 2014 Organized by the European Platform of Women Scientists EPWS
at the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research, Amphitheater Stourdzé, Paris


Conference Programme


Conference Summary (Claudine Hermann, Ann Marks, Yvonne Pourrat) // Download

10.00 Opening by Agnès Netter, French Ministry in charge of Higher Education and Research // Download

10.10 Welcome address Brigitte Mühlenbruch, President, and Claudine Hermann, Vice-President, of EPWS // Download

Session 1. Gender in the new European Framework Programme Horizon 2020
Chair: Yvonne Pourrat, ECEPIE and CDEFI

10.20 Welcome by Elisabeth Morin-Chartier, Member of the European Parliament, President of the European Union of Women // Watch video

10.35 “Gender in the European Research Area and in the new European Framework Programme Horizon 2020”, Viviane Willis-Mazzichi, Head of Sector “Gender”, European Commission, DG Research and Innovation // Download

11.05 “Contact Point Women into EU Research – best practice and strategies for Horizon 2020”,
Nadine Heller-Genath, Contact Point Women into EU Research / FiF, Bonn, Germany // Download

11.30 Current gender- related EU projects:

INTEGER, Anne Pépin, CNRS, France // Download
EGERA, Maxime Forest, Sciences Po, France// Download
GenderTIME, Anne-Sophie Godfroy, UPEC, France // Download
GENOVATE, Ilenia Picardi, project manager, University of Naples Federico II, Italy // Download
STAGES, Marino Di Nardo, Presidency of Council of Ministers, Italy. // Download

12.30-14.00 Lunch Break

Session 2. Up-skilling Women Scientists Careers – European and French perspectives
Chair: Claudine Hermann, EPWS and Femmes & Sciences

14.00 Key Note Speech: “Women, Gender & Science: Modern sexism in action”
Prof. Nicky Le Feuvre, University of Lausanne, Switzerland // Download

14.40 Round table on Human Resources Management in R&D in the private sector and in public research institutions :

Marie Baudry de Vaux, IRD // Download
Marie-Stéphane Pefferkorn, Airbus Group // Download
Colette Guillopé, Paris Est-Créteil University. // Download

15.15 Mentoring experiences in Europe Helene Fueger, University of Fribourg, Switzerland // Download
and in France , Florence Clauzure, SAFEGE company // Download
Christine Charretton, femmes et mathématiques // Download
and Evelyne Nakache, Femmes & Sciences. // Download

16.05 Conclusion André Béraud, ECEPIE // Download

16.15 Coffee and Networking

16.45 EPWS General Assembly

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