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Gendered Innovations in Science and Engineering 2008

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Thursday March 13, 2008

  • 10:00 am Welcome: Fixing the Knowledge (What is a "gendered innovation"?) Introducing the new GISE volume. (Professor Londa Schiebinger, Director of the Clayman Institute, Stanford)
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  • 10:30am-12:30pm: Women in Gaming and Virtual Worlds (Moderator: Professor Terry Winograd, Department of Computer Science, Stanford) Confirmed panelists: Sheri Graner Ray, Executive Chair, Women in Gaming International Vladlen Koltun, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, Stanford Nick Yee, Research Staff, Palo Alto Research Center.
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  • 12:30pm-1:30pm lunch break
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  • 1:30-3:30pm: Gendered Innovation in Engineering (Moderator: Professor Sheri Sheppard, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford) Confirmed panelists: Michelle Zawadzki, Senior Director, Global Knee Development, Zimmer Inc. Deborah Kilgore, Research Scientist, University of Washington
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  • 3:30-4:00pm break
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  • 4:00pm-5:30pm Women's Role in the Future of Science (Moderator: Professor Londa Schiebinger) Confirmed panelists: James E. Batterson, Executive Director, Women's Health at Stanford Cynthia Friend, Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University Nancy Hopkins, Professor of Biology, M.I.T. Sue V. Rosser, Dean, Ivan Allen College, Georgia Institute of Technology
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  • 5:30pm Brief closing remarks and thanks for day one (Londa Schiebinger)

End of Day One

Friday, March 14, 2008

  • 10:30-12:00 Gender and the Environment (Moderator: Louise Fortmann, Professor of Forestry and Sustainable Development, University of California-Berkeley) Confirmed panelists: Kavita Philip, Associate Professor of Women's Studies, University of California, Irvine Michelle Murphy, Associate Professor of History, University of Toronto Sibongile Van Damme, General Manager, South African National Parks
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  • 12:00-1:00pm lunch break
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  • 1:00pm-1:30pm Keynote address by Professor Myra Hart, Professor of Management Practice, Harvard Business School
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  • 1:30-3:00pm Women in Silicon Valley’s Entrepreneurial Culture: panel of women business leaders and VCs (Moderator: Professor Myra Hart). Confirmed panelists: Joyce Chung, Garage Technology Ventures Diane Greene, CEO, VMware Ann Winblad, Hummer Winblad
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  • 3:00 Closing Remarks (Londa Schiebinger)

End of Conference