2009 “Women inScience”

Date: Thursday, June 11, 2009
Venue: Cosmos Club

Co-sponsored by National Science Foundation (NSF)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
US Department of Energy (DOE)
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)


8:30am Welcome address: Prof. Motoyuki Ono
President, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

Opening remarks: Dr. Hirotaka Sugawara
Director, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Washington

8:45am~10:15am Session
1: Social Science Studies of Women Scientists

Chair: Prof. Ulf MellstrOm
Professor, Department of Human Work Science, Lulea University of Technology, Sweden


Ms. Stine Trentmoller, Academic Assistant, Department of Learning, Arhus University, Denmark

Prof. Mary Frank Fox, Advance Professor, School of Public Policy
Co-Director, Center for Study of Women, Science &Technology, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Dr. Mitiko Go, the Former President of Ochanomizu University,
Japan / External Executive Director, Research Organization of Information and Systems, Japan

10:15am~10:45am Session 1 panel
members will answer questions from the audience

10:45am~11:00am Break

11:00am~12:30pm Session
2: Faculty leaders of gender equality projects in the sciences

Chair: Assoc. Prof. Sharon Traweek, Associate Professor, Department of History, University of California at Los Angeles, USA


Prof. Stacey Ristinmaa-Sorensen, Vice Dean, Research, Science Faculty / Director, Center
for Advanced Molecular Materials / Professor, Synchrotron Radiation Research Department, Lund University, Sweden

Prof. Geraldine Richmond
Richard M. and Patricia H. Noyes Professor of Chemistry, University of Oregon, USA

Prof. Sanae Ariga
Professor, Graduate School of Agriculture, Hokkaido University, Japan

12:30pm~2:00pm Lunch, hosted by JSPS

2:00pm~2:30pm Session 2 panel members
will answer questions from the audience

2:30pm~4:00pm Session 3:
Government strategies for gender equality in the sciences

Chair: Dr. Judy Franz,
Executive Officer, American Physical Society, USA


Dr. Liisa Husu, Hanken School of Economics, Finland / Orebro University, Sweden

Dr. Cora Marrett, Acting Deputy Director, National Science Foundation, USA

Ms. Kumiko Bando, Director-General, Gender Equality Bureau, Cabinet Office, Japan

4:00pm~4:30pm Session 3 panel
members will answer questions from audience

4:45pm~5:15pm Summary Comments from Forum Organizing Committee Member

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