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The Future of Meetings Symposium

From 15 Sep 2020 to 17 Sep 2020

We have a goal to set out and discuss the available tools for virtual collaboration, discuss questions like accommodating time zones, and explore how we can make virtual conferences, meetings and collaboration inclusive. Registration is free and upon registration, you can start joining in the discussions. 

 

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BiasWatchNeuro

The goal of BiasWatchNeuro is to track the speaker composition of conferences in neuroscience, particularly with respect to gender representation.

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ASTRO 3D Guide for Inclusive Meetings

The ASTRO 3D EDI Committee compiled a best-practice Guide for Inclusive Meetings. It includes suggestions for organisers of ASTRO 3D (and other) events that will help make the event equitable for gender and other forms of diversity, accessible for those with a disability, and inclusionary for all. It includes suggestions before the event (planning), during the event and after the event.

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Could the COVID-19 lockdown solve one of the persistent barriers to gender equity in research?

Dr Ursula Sansom-Daly and A/Prof Caroline Ford provide comment on a potential silver lining of COVID19 for women and carers in STEM, changes to conference travel.

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She Maps

She Maps offers online and in-school drone and geospatial training and events to help you empower your students with the skills of tomorrow.

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Women in BrainStim database

This database provides the details of female scientists working in the brain stimulation field, including their research interests and achievements. The database can be used to help conference organizers, journal editors, universities and other institutions to identify appropriately qualified female scientists to speak at conferences, join editorial boards, participate in advisory groups and on committees.

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Australian and New Zealand Society for Immunology Women Speakers Database

A database to discover women in immunology

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Speaking out about gender imbalance in invited speakers improves diversity

Omissions of qualified women scientists from major meeting programs continue to occur despite a surge in articles indicating persistent gender-discriminatory practices in hiring and promotion, and calls for gender balance in conference organizing committees.

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Buisness & Professional Women

BPW Australia is a great way for women to meet, network and socialise with other women who want to see gender equality and work positively towards this aim through projects, research and informative meetings and workshops.

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Guide to Organising Inclusive Scientific Meetings

This document presents some concrete recommendations for how to incorporate inclusion and equity practices into scientific meetings, from the ground up.