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July 1 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm CEST

In the framework of the 2021 IEEE International Workshop on MetroAutomotive, the IEEE WIE Italy organizes the Panel Session “Exploiting the gender diversity impact in the Automotive sector”. The online event will take place on July 1st, h 14:30 – 16:00 (CEST).

Participation is free. Join us through the Link (MS Teams):


The agenda is detailed below:

Introduction – Cristina COSTA, FBK CREATE-NET Trento, secretary of the IEEE WIE AG Italy Section

Overview of the IEEE WIE AG Italy Section – Dajana CASSIOLI, University of L’Aquila, Chair of the IEEE WIE AG Italy Section

Introduction to the WIE Commitment Chart “Steering girls to STEM” 

GUEST TALK #1 – Lina LONGHITANO, Senior Manager, Mercedes Benz AG
A personal experience on leadership, role models and diversity

GUEST TALK #2 – Bianca Maria Vaglieco & Simona Silvia Merola, CNR-STEMS, Napoli
Project VEDO – Design and Development of EGR Valves with Integrated Digital Diagnostic

GUEST TALK #3 – Eva MILELLA, President of IMAST
Observatory on women from the IMAST high tech district Diagnostic

Scientific Contribution – Roberta DI PACE, Senior Researcher University of Salerno
An alternative approach for the evaluation of the gender impact on vehicle design

Closing round table “Sharing ideas with experts”
Discussion around point 8 of the commitment chart:
“Demonstration of the advantages derived from female presence in working realities”

For more information, visit the link


July 1
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm CEST