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FemStart - Fostering the Public Debate on University Support of Female Scientists to Start a Business
Twente
From 24 settembre to 25 settembre 2008
 

 Programme

 

More information about the 5th FemStart Conference Programme is available at the website http://www.femstart.eu/index.php5?file=65.

The registration is now open, until 15. September 2008.

 

 


Evening Reception, 24 September 2008

17:00 Registration

17:30 Welcome
Opening by Dr. Eric Helder, City Councillor and Deputy Mayor of the City of Enschede

17:45 Session
Policy Perspectives on the Importance of Women High Tech Entrepreneurship
- Representative from EU Policy level, Mr. Reinhard Klein, head of Unit Entrepreneurship at DG Enterprise and Industry, to be confirmed
- Representative from National Policy Level, to be confirmed
- Representative from regional policy level, Dr. Kees Eijkel, director Kennispark Twente
- Discussion

19:00 Drinks and Walking Dinner

21:00 End of Evening Reception

Conference, 25 September 2008

8:30 Registration

9:15 Welcome
Dr. Anne Flierman, Chairman of the Executive Board of the University of Twente, NL

9:25 Opening Speech
Dr. Rob van Lambalgen, Director Innovatieplatform Twente, NL

9:45 Session 1
Female High Tech Starters and Their Affairs
- Women and High Tech Entrepreneurship: Facts and Figures
- Women and Tech Transfer, Dr. Mine Karatas-Ozkan, University of Southampton, UK
- Women and Networks, Prof. Dr. Pauric McGowan, Northern Ireland Centre for Entrepreneurship, University of Ulster, NIR
Moderator: Prof. Dr. Carla Millar, em. Professor of International Marketing and Management, Member of the Board of the Dutch Network of Women Professors (LNVH), NL

11:00 Coffee Break

11:30 Session 2
In the Course of Time: Synthesis of Individual Entrepreneurial Experiences
- Student Entrepreneur, to be confirmed
- Starting Entrepreneur with Research/Working Experience, Ir. Sandra de Vos, Medisse B.V., NL
- Experienced Entrepreneur, Prof. Dr. Ada Kruisbeek, Professor of Tumor Immunology, Vrije Universiteit and CEO DCPrime, NL
Moderator: Prof. Dr. Aard Groen, Scientific Director Nikos, Professor of Innovative Entrepreneurship, NL

13:00 Lunch

14:30 Session 3
Encouraging Entrepreneurial Talents. Examples of Good Practices
- MEETS Cambridge, Dr. Sarah Cooper, Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship, University of Edinburgh, UK
- Nano4Women, Prof. Ralf Wehrspohn, Project Leader NEnA, Director Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials and Institute of Physics, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg and Ilka Bickmann, Project Management nano4women – NEnA, Science2public, DE
- ACTiVATE, David Fink PhD, Director Entrepreneurial Services, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), USA
Moderator: Dr. Kees Eijkel, Director Kennispark Twente, NL

16:00 Summarising Remarks and End of the Conference
Prof. Dr. Aard Groen, NL

16:15 Refreshments