On International Women's Day, Thursday, March 8, 2012, IBM and VHTO organizes a conference on girls, women and ICT. Marja van Bijsterveldt, Minister of Education, Culture and Science will be present. It will also support the 'Mirror awards' for female ICT professionals and students award.
IT companies, (female) ICT professionals, researchers, managers, IT studies and computer science teachers from secondary schools and higher education. Also girls from secondary schools and students are invited and they will follow a special program.
Program (times subject to change)
09.30: Entry and Registration
10.00: Welcome to IBM & opening conference
10.15: ICT interviewing the new generation of stars
10.45: The Digital Agenda: actions and good practices in Europe in collaboration ECWT
11.15: Interactive roundtable discussions led by experts
12.30: Spoken column Miranda Valkenburg, Rotterdam University
13.30: The Shrinking Woman in Computer Science, Patricia Lago, VU
13.50: Connect Girls & Inspire the Future: Stories of Success Cisco, IBM,Capgemini,Oracle and Platform Women & ICT
15.00: Welcome to Minister Van Bijsterveldt, Minister for Education, Culture and Research Presentation to the minister of the Action-plan 'Girls,Women and ICT'
16.00: Presentation of ICT-Mirror awards 2012 by Minister Van Bijsterveldt
16.15: Spectacular closing & drink
The full program:
Time and location
Johan Huizinga Boulevard 765, Amsterdam
09.30 - 17.00
Registration and further information
Register before Monday, March 5 via this link .
If you have questions or comments, please contact via VHTO VHTO@vhto.nl or call 020 888 4220.