Women in Geotechnics: Challenges and Opportunities
The Australian Geomechanics Society is pleased to announce our first public event organised by the Women in Engineering (WiE) subcommittee of AGS Victoria Chapter. The event is coming soon in November and is entitled: “Women in Geotechnics: Challenges and Opportunities.”
A panel-style event was inspired from our kick-off meeting in February 2023, where a working group of 11 women from the geomechanics sector discussed some of the challenges and opportunities facing women in contracting, consulting and academia. During this session some key topics were identified, which we hope to discuss with you, our broader AGS community as well as with our panellists. The panel members will be announced in the coming weeks, and will include representatives from industry, academia and government.
- Networking with canapes and drinks
- Welcome to event and panel introduction
- Panel discussions followed by Q&A with audience (topics will be shared before the event)
- Open forum (other relevant topics from the floor)
Sponsorship opportunities are available, please see the sponsorship page or contact Mike Shackleton via [email protected], for details.
Support the WiE subcommittee
In addition, the WiE subcommittee is looking for members interested in taking an active role in promotion and support of WiE. If you are interested, please contact Negin Yousefpour via [email protected]
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