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[eccr] ++ Invitation for Gender & ICT Symposium ++

Fri Dec 19 11:07:34 GMT 2003

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

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 

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, 

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: [only in Dutch]
Dutch Association for Gender & Technology:

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