Transforming STEM Realities: Gender Equality

Various - please see below

Analog Devices Building AD 1045/46, University of Limerick 09:00 :: 10th November 2015

FESTA National Conference 9.00 – 13.00 followed by lunch
Places are free, but spaces are limited.
Please RSVP to before Thursday 5th November

09.00 Welcome Professor Don Barry, President, University of Limerick.
09.15 Keynote Speaker Professor Geri Richmond, President, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
The Importance of Women as Leaders in the Science and Engineering Enterprise
10.15 Coffee
10.30 Keynote Speaker Dr Eucharia Meehan, Director, Irish Research Council
Taking a leadership role in gender in research: the IRC story.
11.00 Panel Presentations - Key Findings and Recommendations of EU Gender Equality Projects/AAAS/IRC
Chair: Professor Pat O’Connor, University of Limerick
INTEGER Professor Eileen Drew, Trinity College Dublin
GENOVATE Dr Caitriona Ni Laoire, University College Cork
FESTA Dr Clare O’Hagan, University of Limerick
Recap of Keynotes Dr Eucharia Meehan, IRC
Professor Ita Richardson (for Professor Geri Richmond AAAS)
12.00 Keynote Speaker Mr Tom Boland, Chief Executive Officer, Higher Education Authority
12.45 Closing Address Professor Edmond Magner, Dean, Faculty of Science + Engineering
1.00 Lunch

All welcome

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