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ACM WomENcourage 2023 and EUGAIN (info for website)
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Annual EUGAIN Workshop collocated with ACM’s womENcourage 2023 conference

Theme: Computing Connecting Everyone

Location: Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim, Norway

The workshop will be physical and one track - no parallel working group meetings are planned.

If you want to participate in the EUGAIN workshop and you have not already received an e-cost invitation, send an email to Svetlana Tikhonenko and be sure you have accepted the invitation in the e-cost system. The max amount is 110 persons.

Chairs:

General chair: Anna Szlavi (Norway)

Program chairs: Karolina Bolesta (Poland), Sonay Caner-Yıldırım (Turkey), Serena Versino (Italy), Elmira Yadollahi (Sweden), Nehir Yasan-Ak (Turkey), Irene Zanardi (Switzerland)


Wednesday, September 20

time

EUGAIN

08.30-09.15

Registration

09.15-09.30

Opening in room Mendelsohn

With Torill Hernes, pro-rector NTNU

09.30-10.30

EUGAIN workshop in room Dronning Maud

“Transferring Insights: Lessons from Research to Increase Gender Inclusion in Tech” (Panel Discussion) - see slides here

Panelists: Athina Vakali (Greece), Tayana Conte (Brazil), Alexander Serebrenik (Netherlands), and Sahar Asadi (Sweden)

Moderators: Karolina Bolesta and Sonay Caner-Yıldırım

10.30-11.00

Break

11.00-13.00

“Interventions and Initiatives of Gender Inclusion in Academia and Industry” (Talks) - see slides for each talk below

Session chairs: Serena Versino and Nehir Yasan-Ak

Vandana Singh (USA): Open Source Software Community Inclusion Initiatives to Support Women Participation

Paloma Diaz (Spain): A hands-on educational workshop to discover gender biases in web design

Didem Unat (Turkey): Breaking Barriers and Building Bridges: Advancing Gender Equality in Academia

Magda Bakali (Greece): Initiatives for Gender Inclusion: FeminICT and AfriConEU

Katja Legisa (Belgium): Supporting Women Digital Entrepreneurs and Leaders

13.00-14.00

Lunch 

14.00-14.45

“Making CS Education Gender-Inclusive” (Roundtable Discussion)

Session chair: Mara Diaconu

Presentation of the Women STEM UP project

14.45-15.00

Break

15.00-15.30

“Connecting the Dots: Fostering Gender-Balanced Academia and Industry” (Interactive Session) - see slides and posters here

Moderators: Irene Zanardi and Elmira Yadollahi - PART 1

15.30-16.00

Break

16.00-17.00

“Connecting the Dots: Fostering Gender-Balanced Academia and Industry” (Interactive Session)  - see slides and posters here

Moderators: Irene Zanardi and Elmira Yadollahi - PART 2

17.00-18.00

Free time

18.00-19.00

Reception (Nidarosdomen Cathedral)

19.00-21.00

Dinner (SIT Kafe Kalvskinnet)

Registration and breaks are in Foaje (foyer); Opening - in Room “Mendelsohn”; and Sessions - in Room “Dronning Maud”.

Thursday, September 21

Together with ACM womENcourage

08.30-09.15

Registration

09.15-09.30

Opening

09.30-10.30

Keynote: Athina Vakali  - “Quantified Self and Sensing Data Analytics”

10.30-11.00

Break  

11.00-13.00

Workshop (various sessions running in parallel, see topics here)

13.00-14.00

Lunch

14.00-15.30

Workshop (various sessions running in parallel, see topics here)

15.30-16.00

Break  

16.00-18.00

Workshop (various sessions running in parallel, see topics here)

18.00-19.00

Free time

19.00-22.00

Dinner and networking

Registration and breaks are in Foaje (foyer); Opening and Keynote in Room “Mendelsohn”; and Workshops - in various rooms.


European Network For Gender Balance in Informatics (EUGAIN) - COST Action 19122

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