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Parliamentary Hearing on Women in ICT & Girls' in ICT Day 2013
International Girls Day in Europe in 2013 will be a joint celebration by the European Commission, ITU and key European stakeholders culminating in the European Parliamentary Hearing on the Women in ICT agenda.
Address: Rue du Wiertz, Brussels, EU
Organiser: European Commission & stakeholders
Start: 25/04/13 09:00 AM    End: 25/04/13 08:00 PM

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9.00 -11.30 IT workshops for boys & girls – Research in Brussels (umbrella organisation)

Imagine the world in 2050 – a workshop on Digital Futures for boys & girls – DG CONNECT

 

11.00 Welcome of the ITU/COM delegation by the Belgian Minister for Scientific Research and a quick tour around to visit the workshops

11.30 – 11.45 A conversation with Hamadoun Touré , Secretary-General, International

Telecommunication Union and Neelie Kroes, Vice President of the European Commission and

Commissioner in charge of the Digital Agenda

 

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12.15 – 13.30 Transfer to the European Parliament

13.30 – 15.00 Networking lunch

14.00 – 14.15 Tech Needs Girls Award Ceremony

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15.00 – 17.30 Parliamentary hearing on Women in ICT co-organised by the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) and the Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality (FEMM)

 

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COMMITTEE ON INDUSTRY, RESEARCH AND ENERGY HEARING

Women in ICT

Chaired by Ms Amalia SARTORI, Chair of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy

and

Mr Mikael GUSTAFSSON, Chair of the Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality

European Parliament Room József Antall 6Q2

PROGRAMME

Opening

15.00 - 15.10               Opening of the hearing and introductory statement by Ms Amalia Sartori, Chair of the ITRE Committee and by Mr Mikael Gustafsson, Chair of the FEMM Committee

15.10 - 15.20               Hamadoun Touré, Secretary-General, International Telecommunication Union

15.20 - 15.30               Neelie Kroes, Vice-President of the European Commission

Panel 1                        Women in ICT careers: how to explore female talent?

15.30 - 15.40               Gianna Martinengo, President of DidaelKTS and President of Women and Technology

15.40 - 15.50               Saskia Van Uffelen, CEO at Bull and CSB Consulting, Digital Champion for Belgium

15.50 - 16.00               Monique Morrow, CTO Asia Pacific & Distinguished Consulting Engineer, CISCO

16.00 - 16.20              Q & A by Members

 

Panel 2                        Nourishing the pipeline: ICT skills for ICT jobs

16.20 - 16.30               Kicki Stridh, Board Member, The European Association for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology (SET), Sweden

16.30 - 16.40               Ruthe Farmer, Director of Strategic Initiatives, National Centre for Women in Technology (NCWIT)

16.40 - 16.50               Donna Metzlar, Community advocate, The Genderchangers

16.50 - 17.00               Nidhi Tandon, Principal consultant and trainer, Networked Intelligence Development

17.00 - 17.20              Q & A by Members

17.20 - 17.30               Chair's closing remarks by Ms Amalia Sartori, Chair of the ITRE Committee and by Mr Mikael Gustafsson, Chair of the FEMM Committee

     

17.45 - 19:45                  Reception hosted by the European Centre for Women and Technology (ECWT)

                                          Members Restaurant, ASP Building, Ground floor

 
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