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Second Polish-British Science Forum: Women in STEM

Posted by NSS UK 2 months 1 vika ago

Thursday 19 September 2019 to Friday 20 September 2019
London
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A unique event that celebrates the best of science collaboration between Britain and Poland and the work of women in STEM, presenting a number of keynote speakers who will discuss the challenges and opportunities experienced by women in STEM. The event will give special consideration to AI and the impact that machine learning has on society and gender equality. Both countries have sought to enhance gender inclusion in STEM and attendance at the event will allow delegates to explore new collaborative opportunities and partnerships. 

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Date & time: 8.30am 20 September 2019

Location: Day 1 = Polish Embassy in London, 47 Portland Place, W1B IJH; Day 2 = Senate House, University of London, Malet St, London, WC1E 7HU 

Ticket price: Free 
 

The event will feature presentations and talks by leading women working in STEM and a group of top Polish and British Ed-Tech companies will also be in attendance, enabling delegates to meet with representatives. 

The first of these collaborative events took place last year and follows an agreed action between Poland and Britain to boost links between the countries. The second Polish-British Science Forum will allow government officials, educators, researchers and ed-tech entrepreneurs to form connections and learn about collaboration in STEM, as well as the work and experience of women in the sector; collaborative opportunities within a data-driven economy; and the impact of new technology such as AI and machine learning. 


Keynote speakers include:

  • Katarzyna Walczyk-Matuszczyk from National Contact Point Warsaw
  • Teresa Zielinska from Warsaw University of Technology 
  • Helen Wollaston from WISE
  • Olga Malinkiewicz from Saule Technologies 
  • Professor Carole Mundell from the Foreign Commonwealth Office 

 

 

Event language(s):
Event type: 
Conference
Attending fee: 
No
Registration deadline: 
19/09/2019
Online event: 
Nei
Organised by: 
Polish Embassy in London; British Embassy in Warsaw; Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education; UK Science and Innovation Network
Organiser type: 
Other event
Contact details: 
polishbritishscienceforum.info
Number of delegates: 
100 - 200
Target group: 
Projects & partnerships
Theme addressed:
Aims and objectives: 
To consider scientific collaborations between the two nations of Poland and Britain, focusing on the work of women in STEM and giving special consideration to AI and machine learning and their impact on gender equality and society in general.
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