Press Release – EPWS Annual Conference in Paris



European Platform of Women Scientists. 
 Annual conference in Paris June 11th, 2014


For the first time, the annual Conference of EPWS, the European Platform of Women Scientists, will take place in France, in Paris.
This symposium, organized by EPWS in collaboration with the ECEPIE association, will be held at the Ministry in charge of Higher Education and Research, on the theme:



The event will be opened by French Minister Geneviève Fioraso.
This international conference will bring together scientists and policy-makers from 19 countries (among which 16 European ones), around two main topics:
– the dimension of gender in the new framework program Horizon 2020,
– up-skilling women scientists careers – in the public and private sectors – European and French perspectives
Various leading figures will present European Union policies, scientific research results, and current issues related to the careers of women in research.
At the end of the Conference, the annual General Assembly of EPWS will take place.




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