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The conference is scheduled to take place in Hamburg, Germany, on 11-12 November 2020.
The aim of the event is to present future-oriented approaches for improving equal opportunities in the research system, to discuss these with representatives of the Member States as well as third countries and to develop them further for the European Research Area. Experts from the Member States will also be invited.
The purpose is to give vital impetus for structural gender equality and diversity in the European Research Area. The keynote speakers and participants in panel debates and forums will discuss suitable strategies and visions for enshrining equal opportunities in organisational structures and strengthening the integration of gender aspects in research throughout Europe.
The conference will be held in a hybrid format.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, a limited number of participants will meet in Hamburg on 11 and 12 November.
The programme will be made available on this website. The digital programme items will be posted on 11 November 2020. From early December, all programme items will be available as separate videos.
Opening [available from early December 2020]
Laudatory speech [available from early December 2020]
Professor Matthias Kleiner
President of the Leibniz Association
Keynotes and introductory talks
President of the German Women Lawyers Association
International panel discussions [available from early December 2020]
Experts will discuss the current situation of gender equality in the scientific system and provide their views on further development.
Experts will discuss the problems and challenges involved in stronger structural integration of gender and diversity issues in research and consider which specific areas of action should be addressed.
Round table [available from 11 November 2020]
Digital presentation of practice examples [available from 11 November 2020]
Information film [available from 11 November 2020]
The Women Professors Programme of the Federal Government and the Länder –
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