Tuesday, 19th September, 12:00-13:30
Place: Svenska Mässan, Gothenburg, Sweden
A light lunch will be served at the session.
Pre registration mandatory.
Qin Wang, RISE Acreo
Lauren Mecum, IEEE Photonics Society
Patryk Urban, IEEE Photonics Sweden
To promote personal and professional growth for women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) this special networking event will be arranged as part of the ECOC 2017 conference.
Two top female leaders are invited and will give talks to share their personal successful experience with the participants, which can hopefully inspire/encourage young female professionals and PhD students to be as future leaders in STEM areas.
The event chair is Dr. Lauren Mecum, IEEE IPS
12:00 Welcome and opening introduction, Dr. Qin Wang, RISE Acreo AB
12:05 Brief of IEEE WIP, Dr. Lauren Mecum
12:10 Announcement of European Women in Space Technology Initiative, Dr. Linda Mondin, European Space Agency (ESA).
12:15 Invited talk, Pia Sandvik, RISE
12:35 Invited talk, Anna Rathsman, Swedish Space Corporation (SSC)
12:55 Panel discussions, Pia Sandvik, Anna Rathsman and Linda Mondin will be in the panel to have interactions with audiences and answer questions.