Erica Di Ruggiero
Le Centre Sheraton Montreal
  • November 5-8, 2017 from 4:00pm to 3:30pm

Gender Summits are a platform for dialogue with the ambitious goal of exploring equity and diversity in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) research in the broadest sense. Over 600 international advocates of gender equality from academia, industry, government, and non-profit organizations will be participating in the summit.

This year’s theme is Embracing Pluralism and Thriving through Diversity – Shaping Science and Innovation. The program is available here and includes the following IGH-sponsored sessions:
• Including diverse perspectives through intersectionality-informed R&D policy
• Sex and gender-based considerations in science policies: carrots and sticks
• Strategies, tools and metrics for gender in science (GBA+)
• Gender-specific medicine

Poster submissions now open

Selection of posters will be done through an Abstract competition carried out before the Summit. Poster abstracts must be less than 500 words (one page). Check out the following guidelines for poster submissions and submit your abstract to

Deadline: August 25, 2017.

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