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Anette Frisch on Tue, 6 Jan 2004 11:48:33 +0100 (CET)


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[rohrpost] WG: ++ Invitation for Gender & ICT Symposium ++


-----Ursprungliche Nachricht-----
Von: Tim Janssens [mailto:tim.janssens {AT} ua.ac.be]
Gesendet: Dienstag, 6. Januar 2004 10:02
An: gender {AT} ua.ac.be
Betreff: ++ Invitation for Gender & ICT Symposium ++

Apologize for cross posting
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Symposium Gender & ICT: Strategies of Inclusion
20 January 2004
Amazone Conference Centre, Brussels

Hereby we are very pleased to invite you to the "Gender and ICT:
Strategies of Inclusion" symposium, being held in Brussels on 20
January 2004.

You can find the conference website with the programme and
registrationform on: http://www.steunpuntgelijkekansen.be/genderandict


In the morning session, keynote lectures will be given by Wendy
Faulkner
(Edinburgh University, Scotland), Merete Lie (Norwegian University of
Science and Technology, Norway) and Eileen Green (University of
Teesside, England).

During the afternoon, eight parallel sessions will take place on the
following topics:
         - Strategies of inclusion for women through the development of

 products geared to female audiences
         - Myths about men, women and ICT
         - Women's career paths in the ICT sector
         - E-learning in a gendered world
         - Designing gender or gendering design ?
         - Inclusion policies for education, social inclusion and ICT
         - Using ICT in everyday life
         - Flexibility and control in new work arrangements related to
ICT
         - Teaching with/in ICT
         - ICT as a tool for the empowerment of women

This symposium aims to be a meeting point for researchers from
different
disciplines and research schools that are familiar with ICT and gender

studies, women's studies or feminist studies.

The Gender & ICT symposium is a joint initiative of the Policy Research

Centre on Equal Opportunities (Belgium), the European SIGIS (Strategies
of
Inclusion: Gender and the Information Society) Network, The Dutch
Association for Gender & Technology (the Netherlands) and Digitales
(Belgium)

The registrationfee is 20 EURO and the deadline for registration is 14

January 2004

Links to the websites from the organisators:

Policy Research Centre on Equal Opportunities:
http://www.steunpuntgelijkekansen.be [only in Dutch]
SIGIS: http://www.rcss.ed.ac.uk/sigis
Dutch Association for Gender & Technology:
http://www.indexsociety.nl/genderictsymposium/aboutvgt.htm
Digitales: http://www.digitales-online.org




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