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Women in Science and Engineering Breakfast

Women in Science and Engineering Breakfast

Tuesday (18.06.2019)
07:45 - 09:00

Women in Science and Engineering Breakfast

For the first time, the Intelligent Materials conference will offer a Women in Science and Engineering Breakfast!

The concept includes different theme tables covering various family and career topics. Outstanding female scientists will have breakfast together with the participants at a theme table and exchange their knowledge and experiences on a topic she is expert in.
The event will take place on Tuesday, 18. June 2019, from 7:45 to 9:00 a.m. in the Poster Session room.

The following topics are offered:

  1. Career and family: Balancing life and work! Experiences of female scientists with children.
  2. Career strategies I: Academia vs. Industry: pros and cons.
  3. Career strategies II: Career promotion after the PhD/Post-Doc: Funding opportunities in the German science sector.
  4. Career strategies III: Challenges women face when they climb the career ladder: Experiences and strategies.

The following renowned female scientists are welcoming you at this interactive event:

  • Julia Greer, Caltech (USA)
  • Cornelia Lee-Thedieck, University of Hannover (Germany)
  • Christelle Prinz, Lund University (Sweden)
  • Christine Selhuber-Unkel, Kiel University (Germany)
  • Anne Staubitz, University of Bremen (Germany)

The number of places is limited. Therefore, participants have to register for this event.

If you have registered for the conference, no additional costs are involved for you.
To register, please contact

Deadline is 5 June 2019.

With this event, we want to provide an informal setting and a relaxed atmosphere in which the participants and experts can talk and exchange each other on the different topics.

We are looking forward to your registration for the Women in Science and Engineering Breakfast!