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A new era for funding: the role of gender equality and diversity

8 July 2023

The IEEE Italy Section Women in Engineering Affinity Group has organized the panel session titled “A new era for funding: the role of gender equality and diversity,” which will be held within the 2023 IEEE EUROCON “RenaissScience! A new era for scientific ideas and applications”, in Turin, Italy.
Following the opening talk by the IEEE R8 WIE Chair, the session proposes four talks by representatives of Italian Institutions that implemented specific actions to meet the recently introduced requirements on gender inclusion dictated by gender equality plans (GEP), followed by a round table, open to a debate and to questions from participants, on the new opportunities for women in technologies as enabled by these actions.


11:00 -11:10 – Welcome – Dajana CASSIOLI, IEEE Italy Section Diversity Equity and Inclusion Activities Coordinator and WIE Italy Past Chair

11:10 – 11:20 – Opening Talk: The IEEE R8 WIE – Wafa BEN HMIDA, IEEE R8 WIE Chair

11:20 – 12:10 – The Gender Equality Plan in Italian Universities:

  • University of L’Aquila – Francesca CAROCCIA, Professor of Private Law, Dept. of Industrial and Information Engineering and Economics, University of L’Aquila (Italy)
  • University of Salerno – Loredana INCARNATO, Professor of Materials Science and Technology, Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Salerno (Italy)
  • Polytechnic of Turin – Arianna MONTORSI, Professor of Theoretical Physics, Department of Applied Science and Technology, Polytechnic of Turin (Italy)

12:10 – 12:30 – New roles for women in European Research Projects: implementation issues and a case story – Patrizia Lamberti, WIE Italy Chair and Professor of Electrical Engineering, Dept. of Information and Electrical Engineering and Applied Mathematics, University of Salerno (Italy)

12:30 – 12:55 – Open discussion – Mentimeter – Final Remarks

12:55 – 13:00 – Closing

Instructions for the participants
The event will be held in hybrid mode.
The conference venue is the Room 9I at Politecnico di Torino, in Corso Duca degli Abruzzi 24, Turin, Italy.
To join the session online, you can connect to the web meeting by clicking HERE