Networking online meetings with Informatics Europe and ACM Europe

Networking online meetings with Informatics Europe and ACM Europe

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On the 15th and 23rd of February 2019, networking online meetings with Informatics Europe and ACM Europe were organised via the use of the Gotomeeting application. 

It was decided to set up concalls to liaise with the two main associations on Computer Sciences in Europe, to present the project, disseminate it and foster its multiplying effect. Prof. Reyyan Ayfer chair of the ACM Women Europe chapter was invited in the first call (15/02), while as far as Informatics Europe was concerned, after the first call with prof. Erika Abrahm (chair of the Women in Informatics Research and Education Working group), EQUAL-IST representatives took part in an internal webinar hosted by the WIRE Groups itself where several members were attending (23/02).

The project was presented in its preliminary results, and promotion of Gender Equality Plans as tools for achieving structural change in ICT-IST institutions During the meeting inputs to feed into D3.5 the EQUAL-IST toolkit were also collected. Future synergies and participation of EQUAL-IST to scientific and policy-oriented conferences were also discussed.