First International AMONET Meeting on WOMEN IN SCIENCE

The meeting will be the first activity of the Portuguese Association of Women in Science, AMONET.

It will take place at Gulbenkian Foundation, one of the most prestigious organizations in Portugal, that supports Art, Culture and Science.

The meeting will have three major objectives,

i)           to present top women scientists, active in different fields;

ii)         to discuss issues related to women scientists;

iii)      to present similar associations from other countries.

Oral presentations will be selected on the basis of abstract submission. The abstract can be written in latex or word, and only a one page long abstract is accepted. The deadline for submission by mail, fax or ordinary mail, will be the 25 of February 2006.

When you submit the abstract, please fill in the registration form. Notification of selected oral presentations will be sent before the 27th of February 2006.

Conference fee

There is a conference fee of 20€ for Amonet members, 30€ for non associates. Free entrance for young participants of age less than 18 and students. The conference fee can be paid by a check to AMONET, Associação Portuguesa de Mulheres Cientistas, before the 7th of March 2006.


Participants should book their rooms directly to the respective hotels. We enclose a list of hotels in the vicinity of Gulbenkian Foundation.

Important deadlines

Abstract submission  25 of February 2006

Registration  25th of February 2006.