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Celebrating Women and Gender Minorities in Physics

10 October 2023 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The third edition of the academic event “Celebrating Women and Gender Minorities in Physics” this year will take place on the occasion of the International Ada Lovelace Day in October.

This year’s event will include keynote-talks,  a panel discussion, a poster session to showcase works led or strongly shaped by women*, and time for networking.

To participate in this event, registration is mandatory – see below.

15:00-15:15 Welcoming Words

15:15-16:30 Keynote Talks

What does the abundance of long-lived radionuclides in the environment tell us about their emission sources?

Karin Hain, Assistant Prof., University of Vienna

Gendered interactions in practical physics class

Natasha Holmes, Ann S. Bowers Associate Prof., Cornell Univerity

The long and winding road of a versatile career in physics

Andrea Navarro-Quezada, Dr.techn.habil., JKU Linz

16:30-17:00 – Poster Session

17:00-18:30 – Panel Discussion

Paola Ayala, Assoz. Prof., University of Vienna

Anahi Caldu Primo, Dr., Dep. of Astrophysics

Natasha Holmes, see above

Kimberly Modic, Ass. Prof., Institute of Science and Technology (ISTA)

Andrea Navarro-Quezada, see above

moderated by Pia Hofmann

18:30 Networking and Buffet

To apply for a poster-spot, please fill out the registration form below until 12th September – we are looking forward to many great contributions! All topics related to physics, including the history of women* in physics, are welcome.

Child care can be provided on request, please email to

Please note submission and registration deadlines:

  • Registration for Participation: open until Tuesday, 3rd October 2023
  • Deadline for submission of a poster abstract: Tuesday, 12th September 2023
  • Deadline for childcare registration:  Tuesday, 19th September 2023
Please be aware that by participating you agree to follow the Code of Conduct and House Rules by the University of Vienna!

In case you have any questions or comments please feel free to contact


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Lise Meitner Lecture Hall
Boltzmanngasse 5
Vienna, 1090 Austria
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