Upcoming Events

Female network forum, February 27th, 2019


Are you working in IT or studying technology? Let’s gather for an evening filled with inspiration for women in the IT industry. We invite several female networks to share their insights and plans with us, including Women in IT, WiTech, Sigma Smart Women Society, and others. The highlight of the evening will be the speech from the founders of 1928 Diagnostics. This successful life science startup is one of the companies on 33-Listan (33 promising tech companies in Sweden) by Nyteknik and Affärsvärlden Sverige, and one of Technology Pioneer Companies by World Economic Forum. During the evening, you will try some of the latest technologies and network with other women in IT.

When? February 27th, 2019 17:30-20:00
Where? Lindholmspiren 9, 417 56, Gothenburg

17:30-18:00 Welcome mingle
18:00-18:30 Presentation and panel discussion with the female networks represented (WiTech, Women in IT, Sigma Smart Women Society, and others)
18:30-19:00 Inspirational talk by 1928 Diagnostics* founder
19:00-19:15 Women in the IT industry, group discussion
19:15-20:00 Networking – take a chance to network and get new contacts

*1928 Diagnostics is a growing team of bioinformaticians, software developers, microbiologists and molecular biologists dedicated to enable and optimize the use of the powerful WGS technology to improve infection diagnostics worldwide. We will meet the heroes who started 1928 Diagnostics, Dr. Susanne Staaf and Dr. Kristina Lagerstedt, and Elin Ljunggren, software developer.

Lighter food and drinks will be served during the evening.
We hope this event will give you many new connections and ideas.

Registration is open at https://sigmatechnology.se/events/female-network-forum/


IGE day, March 29th, 2019

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We are inviting young girls between the ages 13 and 19 years to a day full of activities, to give them an insight into how of what working within Tech Industry means.

Different companies will have stations where the girls will have to test and solve various problems. It can be anything from programming a robot, solving the Tower of Hanou, testing communications and information problems and more.

Right now there are 7 out of 30 vacancies left for this year’s event in Växjö!

When? Friday March 28th, 2019 09:00-13:00
Where? Epic – Innovation & Technology Center, Georg Lückligs väg 1, Växjö

Registration is open at https://www.igeday.com until March 10th, 2019.


Hackaton, April 6th-7th, 2019

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What all geeks in Växjö have been waiting for…🤪

On the 6th-7th of April, Open.Science.Hack will take place at Linnaeus University, Sweden, a 24h-hackathon promoting open source and open science.
#Openscience is a massive, global movement towards making scientific research available and accessible to everyone.

Every team in the hackathon should consist of at least one:
🎓 (PhD) student
💼 researcher/business professional
👩 woman

To enable a diverse team formation, we organize a Pre-Hackathon matching event on Friday, the 22nd of March, to get to know each other and find teams.

⚠️ATTENTION⚠️: Everyone who wants to participate in Open.Science.Hack needs to either be attending the Pre-Hackathon matching event OR send the organization team a short profile about him/herself.

Organized by different local IT networks, including the student organizations Kodkollektivet and SPIIK.com, the female network WiTech IT-network Sverige, the IT forum #vxodev, and researchers at Linnaeus University, Sweden, Open.Science.Hack will gather students, business professionals, and researchers passionate about IT.

The event will be held in English and is free of charge.




Do you have any thoughts or questions?
Please do not hesitate to contact us at: witechitnetwork@gmail.com

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