The aims of the conference are:<br /><ul><li>to uproot and reverse old stereotypes concerning the female approach to technology;
to introduce, clarify and create direct links between women and technologies;
to create discussion on the subject among a group of highly qualified women, directly and professionally involved and interested in ICT worldwide in the fields of Research, Industry and Institutions.</li></ul>Key messages:<br /><ul><li>let’s predict the future by inventing it
let’s help to map out a path for the coming years
Towards the 2010 edition<br /><ul><li>Women&Technologies® enters its third year of official activity and points to the third international conference that will take place next fall.
The portal supporting Women&Technologies (www.womentech.info) had registered 1,000,237 visits and 155,444 visitors from 50 countries (last update on 2nd March 2010).
The community of professionals, experts or simply curious of “our” themes is steadily increasing thanks to the groups focused on major social networks ( ), reaching over 4,000 members registered since the beginning.
In the blog areaof the Womentech portal, posts are inserted daily to share and comment new topics.
Strategic Committee: it decides the Conference’s mission and entrusts the presidency (chair) to one person whose task it is to form the Programme Committee and to submit a draft programme. The Strategic Committee either approves the programme or requests changes.
Programme Committee: it is chaired by a different person each year. It receives a mandate from the Strategic Committee. The Committee chooses speakers and panelists, along with the activities surrounding the conference (workshops, demos, posters etc.).