International Conference on Women in STEM

Women: Global Leaders in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)


Abstract Submissionextended till May 31, 2019
Early Bird Registrationby May 31, 2019
Standard Registrationby June 30, 2019
Full paper Submissionby June 30, 2019
ConferenceSeptember 19-22, 2019

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Registration Charges for One day International Conference:

 For International ParticipantsFor national participants
Early Bird Registration$200$80

Registration fee for international Participants includes 3 nights’ accomodation from 19th to 21st September 2019 at Hotel Ambasssador, Lazimpat in twin sharing rooms with double occupancy on Bed and Breakfast basis. If one opts for single occupancy, s/he has to pay extra charges applicable to the hotel. The registration cost also includes meeting, lunches and dinners on 20th and 21st. For more details please see the General Information. Please note, the participant has to bear the service charge applicable to the bank for transferring the registration fee to the given bank account.

Please deposit your registration charge in the bank account with following details:

    Name of the Bank: Sanima Bank
    Branch: Kumaripati, Lalitpur
    Account Name: Women in Science and Engineering Nepal
    Account No.: 0050000225001
    Swift code : SNMANPKA

Please register here : Registration Form

Details of International Conference:

The tentative programme for the one-day international conference will be on September 20th, 2019:

 Preliminary time tableProgramme AgendaResponsibles
Day 1
(19 sept)
Arrival of participants Pre-registration, welcome drinks, conference kits to international participantsWISE Nepal and participants
Day 2
(20 Sept)
9:00-9:30Registration and hi-teaWISE Nepal and participants
9:30-9:35Seating WISE Nepal
9:35-9:35Welcome address and objective of conference By WISE Nepal
9:35-9:45Inauguration INWES President or APNN Chair
9:45-10:15Keynote address: Gender inclusion in STEM – a must for vibrant economic and equitable developmentA key national figure (Ms. Bimala Rai Poudyal, National Assembly member – Nepal -TBC)
10:15-10:30Breaking the groups for parallel sessions if many participants are registered for managing time. If it is not required, a single plenary session will be conducted)
Sessions focused on following sub-themes on Women in STEM with an opening note by facilitators A facilitator for each sub-theme will be identified from APNN country members
10:30-12:30 Sub-themes I: Narrowing gender gap in STEM

A) Gender inclusion in STEM education and workplace

B) Women’s empowerment in STEM

C) Networking for gender equality in STEM
Paper presenter will be selected through e-submission, registration
12:30-13:30 Lunch break
13:30-15:30Sub-theme II: Women as global players in various areas of STEMA facilitator will be identified from APNN country members
A) Women in natural science (agriculture, forestry, biodiversity, environment, water resources, climate change, disaster management etc.)

B) Women in Information and communication technology

C) Women in innovation (bio-technology, nano-technology, genetic engineering, bio-medicine, phaymacy)

D) Women in engineering (civil, aerospace, energy, industrial, aeronautics, robotics, nuclear science etc.)
Paper presenter will be selected through e-submission
16:00-17:00Plenary session of both sub-thematic sessions and conclusive pointers Facilitators of each session will present the summary of presenters and make their conclusive remarks
17:00-17:30 Closing of the conference
Closing speeches

APNN Chair and
INWES Chair and other distinguished invitees
Vote of thanks WISE Nepal