Women in Networks (WiN) Workshop

School of Mathematics, Leeds University 27th February - 1st March 2019

Organizing committee

Luisa Cutillo and Jeanine Houwing-Duistermaat, School of Mathematics, University of Leeds.

Sponsors

COST Action CA15109.
COST is supported by the
EU Framework Programme
Horizon 2020.

Event Description

Outline Summary:

The COSTNET WIN Workshop will bring together senior and junior (mainly) women international scientists working in the field of Networks modelling and Networks applications. Activities will be spread over three days.

Each day will have 2 invited talks (~ 50 min plus 10 min questions) by leading researchers in the field, and shorter talks (~ 25 min + 5 min questions) submitted by the participants.

During the first two days, there will be afternoon interactive breakout discussion sessions in which participants will form small groups to independently discuss important topics in the field.

In particular, the first session will be devoted to highlight the main challenges and open questions in the modelling and validation of Networks.

The second interactive session will address the identification of potential solutions to the problems discussed.

Objective of the interactive afternoon sessions will be:

  •  identifying main challenges;
  • propose possible problems solutions;
  • deciding priorities, strategy, and vision;
  • improving/establishing scientific collaborations and networking;
  • gathering ideas for research grant proposals;
  • ascertaining user requirements for bioinformatics tools;
  • generating ideas for designing web/software interfaces.
  • Each breakout session will be followed by a reporting session to the entire group.

The 3rd, and last day, afternoon session will be dedicated to the discussion of poster presentations. Participants’ posters will be displayed over the workshop around the lunch break area.

Important Dates

  • Jan 20 deadline for funding request and abstract submission
  • Jan 27 selection of contributed talks and confirmation of attendance notification
  • Feb 8 detailed program available
  • Feb 27 conference begins

Lunches

After the notification of acceptance, please purchase your lunches and social dinner options on our online store here.

 

 

Book of Abstracts

A booklet with containing an outline of the WiN COSTNET event, program, abstract, participnats lists and useful information, can be found on Luisa Cutillo’s github page here.