Call for speakers

Symposium Tracks

Sessions at the iWOAW Gender Balance Symposium fall into two main tracks: Training and Workplace.

Speaker Selection Process

Submissions must be sent by April 16, 2018. Approved speakers will be notified by April 30, 2018.

Speaker Benefits

The Symposium provides speakers with a niche forum for presenting and discussing their findings. Approved speakers will receive a discounted Pass.


iWOAW is soliciting literature review, survey, business case study and research papers including, whilst not limited to, the following areas of interest affecting the progress of gender balance:
  • Recruitment
  • Corporate Communications
  • Physical Work Environment
  • Shift Work
  • Family Friendly Policies
  • Language
  • Training Methods
  • Minority Issues
  • Networking
  • Role Reversals
  • Management
  • Leadership
  • Empowerment
  • Identity and culture

Workshops last 45 minutes. Time is divided into up to 15 minutes for presentation, 20-25 for guided discussion, and 5 minutes for room change.

Speakers are asked to provide vital pieces of information including a bio and a photo, an abstract, and a summary. iWOAW only accepts electronic submissions.


  • Enter abstract (up to 45 words)
  • Enter summary (up to 1200 words)
  • Accepted file types: pdf.
  • Enter bio (up to 500 words)
  • Please upload author portrait photo (max 2 MB)
    Accepted file types: jpg, png.
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