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

Zagreb Conference Program

Date: September 12, 2022

Venue: Horvatovac 102a (Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb)


9:00 -  9:30          Registration

9:30 – 9:45          Welcome Remarks

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

                                Marijana Đaković, PhD, Vice Dean, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb

                                David Matthew Smith PhD, Director General, Ruđer Bošković Institute

                                Irena Martinović Klarić PhD, Director, Croatian Science Foundation

                                Alan Bowman, Ambassador of Canada to Croatia

                                Radovan Fuchs PhD, Minister of Science and Education

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

9:45   – 10:15      Brenda Andrews PhD, University of Toronto

10:15 – 10:45     Iva Tolić PhD, Ruđer Bošković Institute

10:45 – 11:15     Health Break

11:15 – 11:45     Morag Park PhD, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

11:45 – 12:15     Ivana Novak Nakir PhD, Faculty of Medicine, University of Split

12:15 – 12:45     Lynne Postovit PhD, Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada

12:45 – 13:45     Lunch

13:45 – 14:15     Vernesa Smolčić PhD, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb


14:15 – 15:30     Panel Discussion: Challenges and Opportunities for Women In Science

Brenda Andrews PhD, Iva Tolić PhD, Morag Park PhD, Ivana Novak Nakir PhD, Lynne Postovit PhD, Vernesa Smolčić PhD                     

Moderator: Igor Štagljar PhD, University of Toronto                         

15:30                     End of Conference