Women in Science Conference

The sixth triennial Association for Women in the Sciences (AWIS) conference is taking place on 28-29 July at SkyCity Auckland, and if you’re a women working in the science field then you need to be there!

The conference is designed to provide a forum for women working in research, business and education or studying science to learn from other women working in the New Zealand science industry. The conference programme will include keynotes and panel discussions with women who are leaders in their fields, workshops for career and personal development, as well as sessions to discuss some of the key scientific issues facing us in the 21st Century and opportunities to network with other women working in the New Zealand science industry.

Highlights of the conference include:

  • Keynote from Olympic cyclist Sarah Ulmer
  • Evening networking function at Kelly Tarlton’s
  • Inspiring Women breakfast
  • Announcement of the Women in Science Entrepreneurship award winner

More information, including the full programme, registration and abstract submission, can be found on the website at www.awis.org.nz/conference2011. Entries are also still being accepted for the Women in Science Entrepreneurship award, an opportunity to win $50,000 of incubation time at Pacific Channel to get your business idea off the ground. More information can be found at awis.org.nz or pacificchannel.com.

So get your business ideas in to Pacific Channel, submit your poster abstract and register for the conference now!

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