GEC 2019 Call for Poster abstracts deadline May 10, 2019 (extended),

Call for Participation

1st Summit on Gender Equality in Computing (GEC 2019)

June 7, 2019, Athens, Greece
Venue: Kostis Palamas Building, 48 Akadimias str. & Sina str., Athens


Organized by The Greek ACM-W Chapter

The 1st Summit on Gender Equality in Computing, organized by the Greek ACM-W Chapter, will take place in Athens, Greece on June 7, 2019.

The Summit aims at promoting gender-equal access to the computer-related scientific frontiers, encouraging and educating women and men in an equal way to achieve their goals and utilize their potential in digital professions. The goal of the Summit is also to celebrate and disseminate the achievements of computer professionals in a fair and gender-equal way.

The Summit aims to bring together students, researchers and professionals in the field of Computer Science to (a) to present and share their achievements and experience in the computing field, (b) discuss and understand the reasons why there is gender disparity in individuals opting for Computer Science and Engineering, and (c) come up with incentives and measures to reduce the disproportions between women and men in the field.

The programme will feature 1) four keynote talks (see below), 2) a poster track (Research and Profession in Computing) including a flash talks session, 3) industry talks, 4) a career development track, 5) a panel, and 6) a career fair (still tentative).

Important Dates

Poster Abstract Submission Due: May 3, 2019 May 10, 2019
Acceptance Notification: May 20, 2019
Final Poster Due: May 30, 2019
Registration Due: May 27, 2019
Event Date: June 7, 2019


Keynote Speakers

Geraldine Fitzpatrick, Human Computer Interaction Group, TU Wien
Yannis Ioannidis, ATHENA Research and Innovation Center & National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Maria Kordaki, Department of Cultural Technology, University of the Aegean
Aristotle Tympas, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens