Deans’ Forum 2017

We intend to gather world-renowned researchers and academics in order to discuss this challenging subject for the future of our institutions.
During these two days we will offer speeches, roundtables, debates and testimonials by women.
Discussions will focus on the following items:
– History of women in science and within the academic world
– Organization of worlwide universities and innovation policies to promote women's access to scientific careers
– Testimonials of women in scientific careers
– Future prospects



Confirmed speakers:

– Valérie Archambault, Deputy Research Director for corporate relations, MINES ParisTech (France)

Aude Bernheim, PhD student, Pasteur Institute & co-founder, WAX-Association (France)

Marie-Agathe Charpagne, Post-doctoral researcher, University of California (USA)

– Nicolas Cheimanoff, Director, Emines – Université Mohammed VI Polytechnique (Morocco)

Martine Collart, Professor, University of Geneva (Swiss)

– Pascale Cossart, Professor, Head of the Bacteria-Cell Interactions Unit, Institut Pasteur (France)

Maria Elmquist, Head of Department technology, management & economics, Chalmers University of Technology (Sweden)

Christine Fontanini, Professor in Education Sciences, PhD, University of Lorraine (France)

Pamela Habibovic, Professor, Maastricht University (Netherlands)

Valentina Krachmalnicoff, CNRS Researcher, ESPCI (France)

Katrine Krogh Andersen, Dean of Research, Technical University of Denmark (Denmark)

Nadia Maïzi, Director of Applied Maths Research Center, MINES ParisTech (France)

Christopher McMahon, Associate professor of Department of Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark (Denmark)

Sylvaine Neveu, R & I Process Manager, Solvay (France)

Margareta Norell Bergendahl, Professor, KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden)

Elisabeth Pate-Cornell, Professor and Founding Chair, Department of Management Science and Engineering, Stanford University (USA)

Gulsun Saglamer, President, European Women Rectors Association (Belgium)

François Taddei, Director, Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire (France)

Christine Valle, Assistant Dean & Director, Women in Engineering Program, Georgia Institute of Technology (USA)

Claire Voisin, Mathematician, Collège de France (France)


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