International conference

Gender equality in CEE countries: Policies and practices 2020

Institutional change through implementation of GEPs at the RPOs and RFOs
in the CEE countries


Nov 12, Thursday, Eastern Europe time









LSRC Director dr. Boguslavas Gruževskis
VU Vice-Rector for Organisational Development and Community Affairs dr. Rita Rekašiūtė-Balsienė

Opening plenary talk. How do research organisations in Central and Eastern Europe commit to gender equality? Findings from the ACT project
Ewa Krzaklewska, Paulina Sekuła, Marta Warat. Institute of Sociology, Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland

GEP as a praxis: retrospective success stories based perspective alleviations
Roundtable 1. Experiences and insights from the Central Europe

Roundtable 2. Experiences and insights from the Baltic sea region / Eastern Europe

The Complexity of GEP implementation
Florian Holzinger and Helene Schiffbaenker, Policies -Joanneum Research Austria

Informal Lounge with GEinCEE Community of Practice


Nov 13, Friday
Contributing to the quality of research and innovation by implement institutional change: Seesawing GEPs
Theoretical considerations, empirical findings, practical implications





Removing barriers to the recruitment, retention and career progression of women researchers

Addressing gender imbalances in decision making processes

Closing plenary talk: What Structural Changes are Caused by Gender Equality Plans in Higher Education and Research Organizations?
Virginija Šidlauskienė, Šiauliai University, Lithuania