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Celebrating Women in IFAC Lunch

When: Friday 14 July, 12:15-13:15,
Where: Mercure Hotel, Amphitheater Gavarnie & Patio

Organizing Committee: Bozenna Pasik-Duncan, USA (Chair); Linda Bushnell, USA (Co-Chair); Sandra Hirche, Germany; Maria Elena Valcher, Italy; Dawn Tilbury, USA; Kristin Ytterstad Pettersen, Norway; Lucy Pao, USA; Maria Prandini, Italy; Francoise Lamnabhi-Lagarrique, France, (Co-Chair); Antonella Ferrara, Italy; Ruth Bars, Hungary; Sarah Spurgeon,United Kingdom; Jacquelin Scherpen, The Netherlands; Emilia Fridman, Israel; Kirsten Morris, Canada.
Sponsors: American Automatic Control Council (AACC), University of Kansas (Department of Mathematics, Provost Office, College of Liberal Arts & Science, School of Engineering, Information & Telecommunication Technology Center), IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE), and 2017 IFAC Congress.
Purpose: Networking makes a great impact in women’s lives. IFAC brings important visibility to women in various ways. There are many exciting opportunities for women in IFAC. In particular, this event will connect women who have been involved actively in IFAC with those who are interested in becoming involved in IFAC.

12:15-12:20 Welcome & Introductions: Bozenna Pasik-Duncan, Linda Bushnell & Francoise Lamnabhi-Lagarrique
12:20-12:30 Keynote: Kristin Ytterstad Pettersen and Dawn Tilbury, IFAC Congress Plenary Speakers
12:30-13:15 Light Lunch (free)