Speaker


13-14 NOVEMBER 2019
WARSAW, POLAND


3000+ TALENTED WOMENT IN IT,
ENGINEERING, SCIENCE AND INNOVATION


EXPO XXI
PRĄDZYŃSKIEGO WARSAW

Rolf Tarrach

EUA (European University Association)
President

Professor Rolf Tarrach studied Physics at the University of Valencia and obtained his PhD from the University of Barcelona. He was subsequently a postdoctoral researcher at CERN, Geneva, a professor of theoretical physics at the Universities of Valencia and Barcelona, and the rector of the trilingual University of Luxembourg for ten years (starting 2005). He is still the Professor of Physics there.

He has been on the Council of the European University Association (EUA) for ten years and in 2015 was elected its President. He is the former president of CSIC Madrid (the Spanish Scientific Research Council) and a former member of the European Union Research Advisory Board, of the European Heads of Research Council group which he also chaired. He co-organised the first three Euroscience Open Forum meetings in Stockholm (2004), Munich (2006) and Barcelona (2008).

Special guests & Speakers

Mariya Gabriel

European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, European Commission

Mariya Ivanova Gabriel is committed to increasing women’s participation in the digital sector and to create awareness of gender imbalance in panels.

She studied in Bulgarian and French languages at the Plovdiv University "Paisii Hilendarski". She continued her studies at the Institut d'études politiques de Bordeaux (Institute of Political Studies) in Bordeaux (France), where she studied International Relations, History of the European Institutions, Political Sociology and Comparative Politics. In 2003 she obtained her Master’s degree in ‘Comparative Politics and International Relations’ from the Institut d'études politiques de Bordeaux.

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Jadwiga Emilewicz

Minister of Entrepreneurship and Technology

Wanda Buk

Deputy Minister of Digitalisation