Sex and Gender dimension in frontier research
16 November 2020
09:30 CEST - 19:30 CEST
Virtual Event
European Research Council
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AGENDA

9:00 Virtual room opens

09:00 – 10:15 Opening address by Mariya GABRIEL, Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth (pre-recorded audio)

 

 

 

Introduction by Barbara ROMANOWICZMember of the ERC Scientific Counciland Isabelle VERNOS, Center for Genomic Regulation (ES)

Keynote: Sabine OERTELT-PRIGIONE, Radboud University (NL) -
Presentation

Q&A

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10:15 - 10:35 Coffee break 

10:35 - 12:15  | Session 1: Gender in medicine and medical care
Moderator:
Paola BOVOLENTAMember of the ERC Scientific Council
Rapporteur: Philippe CUPERS, ERC
Speaker: Natasha KARP, AstraZeneca (UK), “Sex bias in preclinical research: why it exists and why change has been slow” -
Presentation

ERC grantees:

  • Irene MIGUEL-ALIAGA, Imperial College London (UK) - Presentation
    Project: IntraGutSex, “The sex of organs” 
  • Ted MORROW, Karlstad University (SE)
    Project: 2Sexes_1Genome, "Sex-specific genetic effects on fitness and human disease" -
    Presentation
  • Nabila BOUATIA-NAJI, Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (FR) - Presentation
    Project: ROSALIND, "Genetic investigation of challenging and atypical vascular diseases, predominant in women" 

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12:15 - 13:15 Lunch

13:15 - 14:55 | Session 2: Gender, demographics and behaviour
Moderator:
Manuel ARELLANOMember of the ERC Scientific Council
Rapporteur: Angela LIBERATORE, ERC
Speaker: Nicola FUCHS-SCHÜNDELN, Goethe University Frankfurt (DE), “The gender dimension in economic research” -
Presentation

ERC Grantees:

  • Judi MESMAN, Leiden University College (NL)
    Project: Boys will be boys?, “The childhood origins of gendered societal roles” -
    Publications relevant to presentation
  • Iñaki PERMANYER, Center for Demographic Studies (ES)
    Project:
    EQUALIZE, "Equalizing or disequalizing? Opposing socio-demographic determinants of the spatial distribution of welfare" - Presentation
  • Claudia ALLEMANI, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (UK), Presentation
    Project: VENUSCANCER "Women’s cancers: do variations in patterns of care explain the world-wide inequalities in survival and avoidable premature deaths?"

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14:55 – 15:15 Coffee break

15:15 – 16:55 | Session 3: Gender and fairness in the digital society
Moderator:
Barbara ROMANOWICZMember of the ERC Scientific Council
Rapporteur: Martin PENNY, ERC
Speaker: Nello CRISTIANINI, University of Bristol (UK) – “AI Bias from the Wild” -
Presentation
Bibliography and videos

ERC Grantees:

  • Krishna GUMMADI, Max Planck Institute (DE)
    Project: FairSocialComputing, "Gender Bias in Algorithmic Decision Making"
  • Sandra PONZANESI, Utrecht University (NL)
    Project:
    CONNECTING EUROPE, "Migration, Digital media and Emotions" - Presentation

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16:45 - 16:55 | Concluding remarks by Waldemar KUTT, ERCEA Director

16:55 - 17:20 Coffee break

17:30 - 18:30 | Policy dialogue 
Moderator: Athene DONALD, University of Cambridge

  • Helena DALLI, Commissioner for Equality (pre-recorded video)

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  • Lina GÁLVEZ MUÑOZ, Member of European Parliament
  • Marc ANGEL, Member of European Parliament

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18:25 - 18:30 Closing remarks by Jean-Pierre BOURGUIGNON, ERC President

18:30 End of workshop

 

This event is supported by the European Geosciences Union