Date: 27 April 2016
Venue: Eldon Building
The theme for the fourth University of Portsmouth Athena Swan
Conference will be 'Athena SWAN for All'. With a focus on the extension
of the current Athena principles in 2016 to include support for both
genders and transgender staff/students across all academic and support
areas, the conference will be of value to a wide audience across the
We are pleased to announce that our keynote speaker is Tom Welton,
Professor of Sustainable Chemistry at Imperial College, London.
Chemistry at Imperial was recently awarded the Athena Swan Gold Award.
His talk, ‘Going for Gold: Just the beginning’, will describe how he
helped create a culture within his department which reflects his own
deeply held belief in and drive for inclusivity and that the Award is
the beginning and not the end of the journey.
You are encouraged to save the date and booking will open early in 2016.
1.30pm–2.30pm: Keynote talk by Professor Welton followed by Q&A
3.00pm–4.00pm: Successes at the University and the future of Athena SWAN