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2nd Summit on Gender Equality in Computing (GEC 2020)

Friday June 12, 2020

Online / 09:45 - 16:30 EEST

FORTH  - Heraklion, Greece

Live streamed on YouTube:


The 2nd Summit on Gender Equality in Computing, organized by the Greek ACM-W Chapter, will take place online on June 12, 2020.

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 program will feature keynote talks, a workshop, industry talks, and a panel.

Registration is free but required. Information about access to join the virtual conference will be provided to registered participants after registration. Full program:


  • Anastasia Ailamaki, EPFL
  • Stratos Idreos, Harvard University
  • Liuba Shrira, Brandeis University

Workshop: "Red threads, choices and the ‘good’ academic life"

  • Geraldine Fitzpatrick, TU Wien

Industry Talks

  • Katerina Kalimeri, Oracle
  • Sofia Tsekeridou, INTRASOFT International
  • Ilianna Kollia, IBM
  • Marily Nika, Google

Panel: "Is Artificial Intelligence gendered?"

Moderator: Georgia Koutrika, Athena Research and Innovation Center

  • Vicky Charisi, European Commission
  • George Giannakopoulos, NCSR "Demokritos"
  • Manolis Koubarakis, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
  • Irene Ntoutsi, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat Munich


General Chairs