Women Who are Changing Science - Driving Bold Research in Canada and Croatia

Split Conference Program

Date: September 14, 2022

Venue: Meštrovićevo Šetalište 45, Split (Mediterranean Institute for Life Sciences)


9:00 -  9:30          Registration

9:30 – 9:50          Welcome Remarks

                                Igor Štagljar PhD, University of Toronto and Mediterranean Institute for Life Sciences, Split

                                Katarina Trajković PhD, President, Science Council, MedILS Split 

                                Leandra Vranješ Markić PhD, Vice rector for Science and Innovation, University of Split

                                Alan Bowman, Ambassador of Canada to Croatia

                                Ivica Puljak, PhD, Mayor, City of Split

The Role of Inclusive Science in Building a Sustainable Future for All

9:50   – 10:20      Brenda Andrews PhD, University of Toronto

10:20 – 10:50      Ivana Novak Nakir PhD, Faculty of Medicine, University of Split

10:50 – 11:20      Health Break

11:20 – 11:50      Morag Park PhD, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

11:50 – 12:20     Vernesa Smolčić PhD, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb

12:20 – 12:50     Lynne Postovit PhD, Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada


12:50 – 14:00     Networking Lunch


14:00 – 15:15     Panel Discussion: Challenges and Opportunities for Women in Science

                           Brenda Andrews PhD, Morag Park PhD, Ivana Novak Nakir PhD,

                           Lynne Postovit PhD, Vernesa Smolčić PhD                            

                           Moderator: Igor Štagljar PhD, University of Toronto                         

15:15                  End of Conference