GS11 Program at a glance

DAY 1 – MONDAY – November 6th, 2017

8:30 – 9:30

Opening Ceremonies and Acknowledgement of Traditional Territory

9:30 – 9:45 Keynote #1 : Gender Equity and diversity as powerful policy drivers

9:45 – 10:00

Keynote #2 :  The Countless benefits of pluralism

10:05 – 11:20

Plenary Session #1 – Diversity as a catalyst for innovation: Considering how LGBTQ2 perspectives strengthen research and innovation

11:20 – 11:50

Break

11:50 – 13:05

Plenary Session #2 – Perspectives on Gender Equity and Diversity within the Industrial Sector

13:05 – 14:30

Lunch –

14:30 – 15:45

Plenary Session #3 – Concrete Measures for Structural Change: Towards Gender Equality and Diversity Within Academia

15:45 – 16:15

Break

16:15 – 17:30

Plenary Session #4 – Exploring Gender and Reconciliation Through Research by and with Indigenous Peoples

17:35 – 17:50

Keynote #3 – Pluralism and Inclusion: Perspectives and Challenges in the Digital Era

DAY 2 – TUESDAY November 7th, 2017

8 :30 – 8 :50

Keynote #4- Pluralism and Inclusion from the Perspective of French Communities in Canada and Around the World

8 :55 – 10 :10

Plenary Panel #5 - Including Diverse Perspectives Through Intersectionality-Informed R&D Policy

10 :15 – 11 :30

Plenary Panel #6 - Shifting Power: Creating Diverse and Inclusive Senior Leadership Teams and Boards

11:30 – 12:00

Break

12:00 – 13:15

Parallel Sessions - block #1

  • Diversifying the STEM Community of Tomorrow: Educational, Extracurricular, and Community Influences
  • UN Sustainable Development Goals in Practice: The Role of Women and Gender in Science
  • Addressing Gender Stereotypes of Non-Traditional Roles of Men and Women in Industry
  • Best Practices: Global Perspectives on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in STEM

13:15 – 14:45

Lunch – Gender in the Global Research Landscape Report - Organized by Elsevier

14:45 – 16:00

Plenary Session #7 - How Diversity Can Spark Innovation Locally

16:00 – 16:30

Break

16:30 – 17:45

Parallel Sessions - block #2

  • Diversity-, Sex- and Gender-Based Analysis in Specific STEM Topics
  • Sex- and Gender-Based Analysis Plus (SGBA+) Integration Through Science Policies: Carrots and Sticks
  • New Analysis, New Insights for Economics, Management, Business and Finance
  • Establishing a Framework to Address Gender Equality in Organizations

DAY 3 – WEDNESDAY November 8th, 2017

8 :30 – 8 :50

Keynote #5 – Gendered Innovations

9:00 – 10 :15

Parallel Sessions - block #3

  • On the Ground: Learning from Successful Initiatives
  • Strategies, Targets and Metrics for Gender in Science
  • Using Gender-Based Analysis Plus (GBA+) to Enhance Policy and Program Outcomes Within the Canada’s Federal and Provincial Governments
  • Gender-Specific Medicine

10 :15 – 10 :45

Break

10 :45 – 12:00

Plenary Session #8 – Synthesis of GS11 and the Way Forward

12:00 – 13 :30

Conclusion of the Conference and Networking Lunch