European Women: Innovating for Smart, Sustainable & Inclusive Growth

Nov 23, 2011
Palace of the Academies Rue Ducale 1 1000 Brussels BELGIUM


Celebrating the International Year of Chemistry in 2011, on the afternoon of Wednesday, 23 November, the European chemical industry council, Cefic*, will be showcasing the contribution of European women to smart, sustainable and inclusive growth through science, as a part of a three-day “Tomorrow starts with Chemistry” event at the Palais des Academies in Brussels.

"European Women:  Innovating for Smart, Sustainable & Inclusive Growth" is a high-level panel discussion on the contribution of women leaders, entrepreneurs and scientists to achieving the Europe 2020 vision, where speakers, panelists and audience members will contribute to a moderated discussion addressing the following topics:

The speakers and panelists will include high-level representatives from Europe’s public sector; leaders from private industry, enterprise, and the non-profit sector; as well as policy and media experts in gender, science and innovation.

The following is a draft schedule for the event:

14:00 - Keynote Speech
14:20 - Panelist Briefings
14:50 - Coffee Pause
15:00 - Panelist Briefings
15:20 - Moderated Discussion with Audience Contribution
15:45 - Summary Statement & Closing Keynote
16:00 - End

Attendance at the event is free, but pre-registration is necessary. 

Registration closes on Monday 21 November 2011.

*Cefic, the European Chemical Industry Council, represents an industry which makes an invaluable contribution to the welfare and quality of life of European citizens.  The European chemical industry is a key contributor to the sustainable development of our society, ideally equipped to provide solutions to global challenges such as climate change.

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