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Conference on structural change promoting gender equality in research organizations

The high level international conference “Structural Change Promoting Gender Equality in Research Organisations” will be held in Vilnius, on November 21-22, under the auspices of the Lithuanian Presidency to the EU Council. The conference is organized by Vilnius University and co-funded by European Commission. The President of the Republic of Lithuania H. E. Dalia Grybauskaitė is patronizing the event. More than 250 participants from European countries and beyond are expected to come together and exchange on structural changes for gender equality.

The high level  Lithuanian presidency conference “Structural Change Promoting Gender Equality in Research Organizations” aims to enable and enhance the dialogue and knowledge sharing between all stakeholders taking part in the implementation of the 2020 strategy assuring gender equality in research: policy makers, executives from research funding agencies, academia, research institutions and scientific society in general.

 
Among the invited speakers are high level policy makers coming from a variety of institutions, i.e. the European Parliamentary Assembly of Council of Europe, the European Parliament, the European Commission, high level policy makers from EU Member States, representatives from other non-European countries, professional scientific societies and prestige scientific award committees, research funding agencies, executives of research institutions and universities and distinguished scientists from all over the Europe.

Sponsors and supporters: EEA and Norway financial mechanisms bilateral relations development programme European Science Foundation Lithuanian Science Council.

Contact information:

Address:Vilnius University Institute of Theoretical Physics and Astronomy A. Goštauto St. 12, 01108 Vilnius,

Lithuania Conference e-mail : sapgeric@eu2013.vu.lt Fax: +37052732039

Visit the the website of the conference and the Lithuanian EU Presidency for more information.