STEM Gender Equity Conference

Date —

28 Nov 2019

Industry Sector/s —
Vocational Education & Training, Higher Education

Summary —

The Australian Academy of Science, in collaboration with Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE), will be holding a two-day conference in February 2020. The conference, Catalysing Gender Equity 2020, will celebrate the success and highlight key action areas and foster collaboration to achieve gender equity in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) sector.

Key Issues —

As part of the movement to advance gender equity in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) sector, the Australian Academy of Science, in collaboration with Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE), will be hosting a two-day conference over 20-21 February 2020 at the Adelaide Convention Centre.

The conference, Catalysing Gender Equity 2020, will be celebrating success, showcasing impact and growth potential, highlighting key action areas and fostering collaboration to achieve gender equity in STEM.

There will also be sector led workshops taking place which will focus on recommendations from the Women in STEM Decadal Plan. The workshops will provide delegates the opportunity to learn and contribute to a range of implementation activities and give them learnings to take back to their organisations.

For more information and to register –

The conference is targeting leaders, changemakers and those interested in STEM who want to learn more about gender equity. Delegates are also invited to attend the SAGE Awards Dinner being held on 20 February 2020.

The Independent Tertiary Education Council Australia (ITECA) has been working with the Australian Academy of Science to review opportunities to ensure independent tertiary education students can progress careers in STEM as a result of their studies.


Member Engagement —

ITECA’s ability to play a lead role in matters associated with this issue rests on the advice and guidance of individuals serving on the ITECA Vocational Education and Higher Education Reference Committee.


Further Information —

For more information on this issue please send an email to higher.education@iteca.edu.au or telephone 1300 421 017.  Stay up to date via Twitter @ITECAust or via Facebook at www.facebook.com/ITECAust.

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