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Women in Chemistry 2019 will bring together inspiring female leaders from varying research areas in both academia and industry, to celebrate International Womens' Day.
The conference will host a stimulating and innovative forum to highlight issues of equality and diversity in chemsitry careers, and provide career advice to attendees of all genders. The day will consist of 6 talks from a diverse range of speakers: 3 from academia, 2 from industry and 1 working in science communication. The talks will be a combination of thier scientific research, as well as the stories behind their personal career paths.
There will be a poster session during lunch, giving attendees the oportunity to showcase their own work, network with experts in their fields, and potentially win prizes. After the talks there will be a 30 minute panel session, for which attendees are invited to anonymously submit questions for the speakers throughout the day. The event will conclude with an informal networking reception.
09:30 – 10:15 Registration
10:15 – 10:30 Welcome Remarks by Shearer West (Vice Chancellor)
10:30 – 11:15 Dr Deborah Kays (University of Nottingham)
11:15 – 12:00 Professor Rachel O’Reilly (University of Birmingham)
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch and Poster Session
13:00 – 13:45 Dr Jessica Gould (Croda)
13:45 – 14:30 Dr Suze Kundu (Digital Science)
14:30 – 15:00 Tea and Coffee
15:00 – 15:45 Nessa Carson (@SuperScienceGrl)
15:45 – 16:30 Dr Alyssa-Jennifer Avestro (University of York)
16:30 – 17:00 Panel Session
17:00 - 17:30 Closing Remarks by Sarah Sharples (Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion)
17:30 – 19:00 Networking and Wine Reception