Draft Programme

Day 1: November 20, 2017


Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania, Katedros sq. 4, Vilnius

08:30 – 09:00

 

WELCOME COFFEE, REGISTRATION

09:00 - 09:40

 

OPENING AND KEY NOTE REMARKS

Chair:

Dr. Thomas Berghöfer, Deutsches Elektronen Synchrotron DESY, coordinator of GENERA project

  • Welcome of H.E. Dalia Grybauskaitė, President of the Republic of Lithuania
  • Keynote Welcome of Dr. Giedrius Viliūnas, Vice-Minister of Education and Science
  • Welcome of Mr. Linas Kukuraitis, Minister of Social Security and Labor
  • Welcome of Prof. Artūras Žukauskas, Rector of Vilnius University

 

09:40 – 11:00

 

PLENARY SESSION  : THE ROLE OF GENDER EQUALITY IN ERA DEVELOPMENT

Chair:

Assoc. Prof. Dalia Šatkovskienė, Vilnius University Institute of Theoretical Physics and Astronomy (VU ITFA)

  • Keynote talk of Mr. Jean-David Malo, Director of Open Science and Open Innovation, DG Research &Innovation, European Commission.
  • Ms. Lina Salanauskaitė, Researcher / Analyst, EIGE. Study on Gender Segregation in Education, Training and the Labour Market.
  • Ambassador Maira Mora, Director General of the Permanent International Secretariat of the Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS). Role of Gender Parity in Supporting Prosperity in the Baltic Sea Region and Beyond
  • Prof. Katrin Niglas, Vice-Rector for Research of Tallinn University

11:00 – 11:30

 

COFFEE BREAK

11:30 - 13:00

 

PLENARY DISCUSSION: COMPATIBILITY OF ERA PRIORITIES FROM VIEW OF GENDER EQUALITY PERSPECTIVE

Moderator:

Dr. Marcela Linková, Chair of Standing Working Group on Gender in Research and Innovation under the Council of EU

Panelists:

  • Mr. Jean-David Malo, Director of Open Science and Open Innovation, DG Research &Innovation, European Commission & ERAC
  • Prof. Rolf Tarrach, President of European University Association (EUA).
  • Prof. Gunnel Gustafsson, Director of NordForsk.
  • Dr. Vilma Popovienė, Member of the European Research Area Committee (ERAC), Ministry of Education and Science

13:00 – 14:00

 

LUNCH

14:00 – 15:00

 

PLENARY SESSION : GENDER EQUALITY IMPLEMENTATION IN RESEARCH ORGANISATIONS: POLICIES AND TOOLS

Chair:

Dr. Elizabeth Pollitzer, Director, Portia Ltd

  • Ms. Barbara Limanowska, Programme coordinator- Gender Mainstreaming, EIGE. Gender Equality in Academia and Research - GEAR tool for promoting systemic structural change in Europe
  • Prof. Inés Sánchez de Madariaga, genderSTE COST action networks as tools for implementation gender equality in research and gender dimension in research content
  • Dr. Saskia Klein, Fraunhofer Center for Responsible Research and Innovation, EFFORTI - Building an Evaluation Framework for Gender Equality
  • Jörg Müller, Fundacio per a la Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, GEDII - Gender Diversity Impact – Improving research and innovation through gender diversity

15:00 – 15:30

 

COFFEE BREAK

15:30 - 17:00

 

ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION: IMPLEMENTATION OF GENDER EQUALITY PLANS IN RESEARCH ORGANISATIONS: EXPERIENCE AND OUTCOMES

Moderator:

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Claartje J. Vinkenburg, Vrije University of Amsterdam. Overview of Gender Equality Plans as tools for implementing a systemic and systematic institutional change in science

  • Dr. Ruth Gilligan, Athena Swan (Academia)
  • Ms. Lia Lang, DESY Hamburg, GENERA (Physics institutions)
  • Dr. Sonja Reiland, CRG Barcelona, LIBRA (Life Sciences institutions), TBC
  • Dr. Angela Balzano, Università Di Bologna, PLOTINA (Academia and stakeholders)
  • Dr. Viktorija Vaitkevičienė, Klaipėda University, Baltic Gender (Marine research institutions)
  • Ms. Vasiliki Moumtzi, ViLabs Thessaloniki, EQUAL-IST (Information Science and Technology research institutions)
  • Ms. Stefania Landi, University of Pisa, TRIGGER (long lasting and widespread impacts at all levels)
  • Dr. Maxime Forest, Sciences Po France, EGERA (Effective Gender Equality in Research and the Academia)
 

Summary

19:00 - 21:00

 

CONFERENCE DINNER



„Skybar", “Radisson Blu Hotel Lietuva", Konstitucijos pr. 20, Vilnius, 22 floor

Day 2: November 21, 2017


Aula Parva, Universiteto str. 3, Vilnius

 

GENDER IN PHYSICS DAY

08:30 - 09:00

 

REGISTRATION, COFFEE

09:00 - 10:00

 

PLENARY SESSION:  IMPLEMENTATION GENDER EQUALITY IN STEM: CHALLENGES IN PHYSICS

Chair:

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Aurelija Novelskaite, Vilnius University

  • Welcome Habil. Dr. Gražina Tautvaišienė, Vice president of IUPAP, VU institute of Theoretical Physics and Astronomy
  • Prof. Dr. Helene Götschel, University of Applied Sciences Hannover (HsH), GENDER IN STEM: CHALLENGES IN PHYSICS
  • Dr. Francesca Primas, European South Observatory (ESO). Gender Gap in Natural Sciences: how to measure it and how to solve it

10:00 - 10:30

 

COFFEE BREAK

10:30 - 11:30

 

PLENARY SESSION : GENDER EQUALITY IMPLEMENTATION IN STEM RESEARCH IN THE BALTIC STATES

Chair:

Dr. Habil. Gintautas Dzemyda, Director of VU Institute of Mathematics and Informatics

  • Dr. Elīna Pajuste, Deputy Director of Institute of Chemical Physics, University of Latvia
  • Prof. Anne Kahru, Head of the Laboratory of Environmental Toxicology, Estonian National Institute of Chemical Physics and Biophysics
  • Prof. Artūras Žukauskas, Rector of Vilnius University

11:30 - 12:30

 

PLENARY DISCUSSION: THE EUROPEAN NETWORK OF ORGANIZATIONS PERFORMING PHYSICS RESEARCH: A PLATFORM FOR EXCHANGE OF EXPERIENCE AND CREATION OF CONSENSUS ON IMPLEMENTATION OF GENDER EQUALITY

Moderator:

Prof. Claudine Hermann, President of EPWS

Panelists:

  • Dr. Agneta Nestenborg, Director for Project Support and Administration of the European Spallation Source (ESS)
  • Dr. Francesca Primas, European South Observatory (ESO)
  • Prof. Rolf Tarrach, University of Luxembourg
  • Dr. Gita Revalde, Institute of Technical Physics, Riga Technical University
  • Dr. Thomas Berghöfer, German Electron Synchrotron (DEZY), coordinator of GENERA project

12:30 - 13:00

 

CLOSING CEREMONY

Chair:

Assoc.  Prof. Dalia Šatkovskienė, Vilnius University Institute of Theoretical Physics and Astronomy

  • Prof. Rimantas Jankauskas, Vice Rector for research of Vilnius University
  • Dr. Thomas Berghöfer, German Electron Synchrotron (DEZY), coordinator of GENERA project

13:00 - 14:00

 

LUNCH