Call for Proposals                                                                                                    中文


Gender in Science and Technology (S&T) is a critical interdisciplinary research
domain and has become a much-addressed perspective in scientific policy and
research in many countries. This year, the Taiwan Gender in Science &
Technology project (Taiwan GIST) entrusted by the Ministry of Science and
Technology (MOST), organizes the 2017 International Conference on Gender
in Science & Technology. We invite all those interested and involved in gender,
science and technology policy or research, to exchange views and opinions and
establish new networks with peers and other stakeholders in the field of Gender
in S&T. Taiwan GIST is pleased to announce the Call for Proposals for the 2017
International Conference on Gender in Science & Technology, to be held in
Kaohsiung, Taiwan, October 27th -29th, 2017.

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 International Invited Speakers:

Dr. Cara Tannenbaum
Scientific Director, Institute of Gender and Health at Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Canada
Dr. Neelam Kumar Former Professor, AcSIR & Scientist, National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies, Indi
Dr. Heisook Lee Principal Research Fellow, Center for Gendered Innovation in Science & Technology Researches (GISTeR), Korea
Alice Hogan Consultant & Former Director of the ADVANCE Program at NSF, USA
Drs. Ineke Buskens Independent Research, Evaluation and Gender Consultant

Conference Themes:

The conference entitled “Gender and Technology Policy & Gendered Innovations" includes, and is not limited to, the following themes:

  1. Gender equality policy for the S&T fields in education, academia, and more
  2. Implementation of projects or measures to promote institutional changes or culture shifts in a specific community or profession
  3. The process and results of integrating methods and knowledge from gender studies into S&T knowledge production and innovation
  4. Other topics related to gender and S&T

Presentation Options:

  1. Oral presentation
  2. Poster
  3. Self-organized session (3-5 papers each, session duration: 90 min.)

Proposal Submission:

  1. Deadline of submission: June 30th 23:59 (GMT+8), 2017
  2. To submit the proposal, please click here, Max. length of submitted proposals (abstracts required) is 300 words.
  3. Acceptance notification was send on July 27th.


  1. Conference registration will be opened on-line on July 5th, 2017. Click here
  2. All presenters must register to be included in the program. For papers with more than one author, at least one presenter must register.

Conference Venue:

International Building, National Sun Yat-Sen University (No. 70, Lienhai Rd., Kaohsiung, TAIWAN)

Important Dates:

Deadline for submissions of proposals June 30th     
Acceptance Notification July 27th 
Registration Opens July 5th        
Registration Closes August 15th
Conference Dates October 27th-29th

Contact Information:

Tel: +886-7-717-2930 #2010 (Ms. HSU), #2017 (Ms. LU)

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Organizer: Taiwan GIST; Department of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering (& Science Technology and Society Research Center), National Kaohsiung Marine University; Graduate Institute of Gender Education, National Kaohsiung Normal University

Co-organizer: Institute of Public Affairs Management, National Sun Yat-Sen University; Institute of Information Systems and Applications, National Tsing Hua University; The Society of Taiwan Women in Science and Technology; Female Physicists and Chemists Joint Symposium

Sponsors:Ministry of Science and Technology, R.O.C.; Economic Development Bureau, Kaohsiung City Government; Education Bureau, Kaohsiung City Government