Deadline: 30 March 2014
Open to: everybody from all parts of the world
Venue: June 30th and July 1st 2014 in Brussels, Belgium

Gender Summit 4 - EU 2014 (#GS4EU)
June 30th and July 1st 2014 in Brussels
Charlemagne Building (salle Al cide de Gasperi), Rue de la Loi 170, Brussels.

Theme "From Ideas to Markets: Excellence in mainstreaming gender into research, innovation, and policy"

The GS4 - Europe will bring together experts from research, industry and policy to jointly establish practical and effective ways of improving quality and impact of research and innovation through the inclusion of gender in science knowledge making and application. 

Moreover, the GS4 - Europe will focus on strategies, tools, and processes that promote the concrete integration of the gender dimension into the European Commission's current Horizon 2020, and European Research Area programmes. The Summit will focus on the cross-cutting role of gender and how gender has been and should be integrated within some of the major themes of the Horizon 2020 Work Programme, such as personalised health, water resources, energy, environment, transportation.  Speakers and participants will examine the latest research evidence and showcase studies and projects, organisations and strategies that have significantly improved research and innovation quality by integrating the gender dimension into research design and process. The GS4 will expand on the body of the research evidence introduced in previous summit events by highlighting recent developments of relevance to the impacts anticipated in the Horizon 2020 programme themes.

Registration for the event will open on March1st.
Call for Abstracts is open, closing on March 30th.
For more information, go to:  www.gender-summit.com 

The Gender Summit 4 - Europe 2014 invites the contributions of researchers, innovation leaders and other R&I stakeholders on strategies, methodologies and best practice on putting gender equality into action. Abstracts will be reviewed by the international programme Scientific Committee for inclusion in the Summit programme and in the Summit's publication. All selected contributions will be published in the Best Practice Guide. Authors may be invited to present their work orally in the Summit plenary, during working group sessions, or as poster presentations in the Summit Exhibition. Selected abstracts will be invited to produce a full paper for publication in the Summit proceedings. Abstracts need to be submitted using the structure and formatting of the submission template. They should address one or several of the Summit dimensions and indicate the appropriate thematic track.

Deadline for abstract submission is the 30 March 2014. Please submit your application via the “Submit” page of the Gender Summit website http://gender-summit.com/index.php/submit

 Edited by Laura Davidel
 Photo credits: http://www.gender-summit.com/