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Gender Summit 11 North America 2017: Participate, Partner and Promote!
November 6, 2017 - November 8, 2017

Le Centre Sheraton Montreal


Gender Summit 11 North America 2017 will be held November 6 to 8, 2017, at Le Centre Sheraton Montreal, the first time the Summit will be held in Canada. The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada is proud to co-host the event with the Fonds de recherche du Québec and Portia Ltd.

Hundreds of international delegates active in research, innovation and policy development related to gender equity, diversity and inclusion will be at the Summit. This is a unique opportunity to be part of an event with the ambitious goals of achieving gender equality in research and innovation and embedding gender as a primary dimension of excellence in research.



Register now. Don’t miss the chance to enhance knowledge on this topic within your organization and to demonstrate your commitment to diversity and gender equity. 



Partner with us for this event. The Gender Summit offers plenty of opportunities to show that you share its mission.  Please contact us to learn more.



Share #GS11NA and spread the word. Inform your networks about the first Gender Summit to be held in Canada, and how everyone can benefit from equity, diversity and inclusion in their discipline or sector.  


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We would like to thank you in advance for your support. We look forward to seeing you in November.




Serge Villemure 


Gender Summit 11

Maryse Lassonde


Gender Summit 11

Elizabeth Pollitzer

Founder, Gender Summit

Portia Ltd.*

* Portia Ltd is a not-for-profit organization established in 2001 in Europe to promote gender equality and gender dimension in research and innovation.


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