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International Young Woman Scientist Camp
An annual academic and cultural exchange program that
strengthens the global capability of next generation women scientists
and engineers

Objectives

    • Build global networks and increase mutually-beneficial exchanges among Korean and International scholars especially in INWES regional networks
    • Provide international networking opportunities for women scientists and engineers in various stages of careers

Eligible Participants

  • Young women scientists and engineers in Korea and from other countries
    (senior undergraduates, graduates, postdoctoral fellows, researchers)

Main activities

  • Invited lectures
  • Research
    presentations
  • Mentoring
  • Cultural
    exchanges
  • Research
    institute tours

History

2020
2019
2018
2017
2016
2015
2014
2013
2012

2020 YWS Camp

Date & Venue
Nov. 4-6, 2020, Daejeon & Online
Host
KWSE
Sponsor
Ministry of Science and ICT
Theme
Let’s Lead the New Normal
Participants
176 participants form 28 countries
Program
Program Table
Nov.4 (Wed) Nov.5 (Thur) Nov.6 (Fri)
AM Research Presentation, Online Mentoring, Cultural Exchanges, Online Lab Tour
PM Keynote Speech(on/offline hybrid)
Main contents Table
Time Nov. 6 (Fri)
13:00~13:30 Opening
- Opening Remark
‧ Hyo-Suk Lim, President of KWSE

- Congratulatory Messages
‧ Sukyung Park, Adviser to the President for Science and Technology
‧ Myungsoo Kim, Vice Mayor of Science (Daejeon Metropolitan City)
13:30~14:50 Keynote Speech Ⅰ
- Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE (The Jane Goodall Institute)

Keynote Speech Ⅱ
- Prof. Meeyoung Cha (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)
14:50~15:10 Coffee Break
15:10~15:40 Awards and Closing
15:40~16:00 Break
16:00~17:00 Smart Sister Workshop
- Dr. Rina Pandey (University of Kentucky)
- Dr. Shanza Rehan (Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute)
- Dr. Bayartungalag Batsaikhan (Mongolian Academy of Sciences)

2019 YWS Camp

Date & Venue
Aug. 7-9, 2019, Ewha Womans University, Seoul
Host
KWSE
Sponsor
Ministry of Science and ICT
Theme
YES (Young women Engineers and Scientists), we are the future of Asia!
Participants
107 participants form 23 countries

[Day 1] August 7

[Day 1] August 7 Table
Time Program Venue
13:30~16:00 Research Institute Tour Western Seoul Center, Korea Basic Science Institute Natural History Museum, Ewha Womans University

[Day 2] August 8

[Day 2] August 8 Table
Time Program
10:00~11:00 Invited Lecture I
- Younsook SHIN (Professor, Chonnam National University)
Invited Lecture II
- Binota THOKCHOM (Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati)
11:00~12:00 One Minute Presentation (OMP)
12:00~13:30 Luncheon
Research Talks with National Geographic
- Jay LEE (Executive Director, National Geographic Society – Asia)
- Hsiao-Wen WANG (Professor, National Cheng Kung University)
- Yoori CHO (Ph.D candidate, Seoul National University)
13:30~14:30 Poster Presentation
14:30~15:30 Group Mentoring
15:30~17:00 Korean Culture Experience
18:00~20:00 Welcome Dinner

[Day 3] August 9

[Day 3] August 9 Table
Time Program
10:00~10:40 Opening Ceremony
10:40~12:00 Plenary Speech I
- Chiara BRONCHI (Asian Development Bank)

Plenary Speech II
- Roberta PATTONO (European Commission)
12:00~14:00 Networking Luncheon
14:00~15:00 Policy Forum
- Theme: Policy Development for Women in STEM: Looking back 10 Years and Looking ahead 10 Years

- Speakers
‧ Byung-Joo MIN (Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology)
‧ Yanghee KIM (Gender & Leadership)
15:00~15:15 Break Time
15:15~17:30 Panel Discussion
- Agenda: Gender Barriers in Science and Engineering
17:30~20:00 Farewell Dinner

2018 YWS Camp

Date & Venue
Aug. 24-26, 2018, Daejeon
Host
KWSE
Sponsor
Ministry of Science and ICT
Theme
YES (Young women Engineers and Scientists), we are the future of Asia!
Participants
153 participants form 25 countries

[Day 1] August 24

[Day 1] August 24 Table
Time Program
13:30~15:00 Technical Tour
- KRISS, KARI, KBSI
15:00~15:20 Coffee Break
15:20~16:40 Invited Lecture I
- Jay LEE (National Geographic Society - Asia)

Invited Lecture II
- Simon BUREAU (Vectis Corporation)
16:40~17:00 Group Photo
17:00~18:00 Poster Presentation I
18:00~19:30 Welcoming Dinner

[Day 2] August 25

[Day 2] August 25 Table
Time Program
09:30~10:10 Opening Ceremony
10:10~11:30 Keynote Speech I
- Kong-Joo LEE (Ewha Womans University)

Keynote Speech II
- Sarah Peers (Women’s Engineering Society)
11:30~13:00 Lunch
13:00~14:20 Smart Sister Workshop
- Regional Presentation
14:20~15:30 One Minute Pitch
15:30~16:00 Poster Presentation II & Coffee Break
16:00~17:00 K-Pop Dance
17:00~18:30 APNN Country Exhibition
18:30~20:00 Banquet

[Day 3] August 26

[Day 3] August 26 Table
Time Program
09:30~10:00 Keynote Speech Ⅲ
- Punyavana Vishaka HIDELLAGE (WISE Sri Lanka)
10:00~10:10 Coffee Break
10:10~12:00 Group Mentoring
12:00~13:00 Lunch
13:00~14:40 Cultural Experience Program
14:40~15:00 Coffee Break
15:00~15:30 Closing & Awards Ceremony

2017 YWS Camp

Date & Venue
Aug. 31- Sept. 1, 2017, Seoul
Host
KWSE
Sponsor
Ministry of Science and ICT
Theme
YES (Young women Engineers and Scientists), we are the future of Asia!
Participants
90 participants form 24 countries

[Day 1] August 31

[Day 1] August 31 Table
Time Program
09:00~ Registration
10:30~11:00 Opening Ceremony
11:00~12:00 Plenary Speaker Ⅰ
- Jae Ung JUNG (University of Southern California)
12:00~13:00 Lunch
13:00~14:00 APNN Country Exhibition
14:00~15:00 Invitation Lecture Ⅰ
- Nguyen Thi Lan (Vietnam National University)

Invitation Lecture Ⅱ
- Wha Jin Han (Korea Center for Women in Science, Engineering, and Technology)
15:00~15:50 Smart Sister Workshop
- Regional Presentation
15:50~16:00 Coffee Break
16:00~17:00 Oral Presentation
17:00~17:50 Plenary Speaker Ⅱ
- Justine CASSELL (Carnegie Mellon University)
17:50~19:00 Poster Session Ⅰ
19:00~20:30 Welcome Reception (Traditional Custom Program)

[Day 2] September 1

[Day 2] September 1 Table
Time Program
09:00~12:00 Cultural Tour
12:00~13:00 Lunch
13:00~14:00 Poster Session Ⅱ
14:00~15:00 Group Discussion
15:00~15:50 YWS Global Issue Discussion
15:50~16:00 Coffee Break
16:00~17:00 Group Mentoring
17:00~17:50 Plenary Speaker Ⅲ
- Marlene KANGA (World Federation of Engineering Organizations)
17:50~19:00 Poster Session Ⅲ
19:00~20:30 Banquet (Awards Ceremony)

2016 YWS Camp

Date & Venue
Oct. 22-23, 2016, Daejeon
Host
KWSE
Sponsor
Ministry of Science and ICT
Theme
Future Society, Science, and Women
Participants
152 participants form 24 countries

[Day 1] October 22

[Day 1] October 22 Table
Time Program
11:00-12:00 Plenary Talk
- Sung Mo KANG (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-13:20 Introduction Smart Sister Program
13:20-14:30 Smart Sister Program Workshop
- Regional Presentation
14:30-14:50 Coffee Break
14:50-15:50 Oral Presentation
15:50-17:00 Poster Presentation
17:00-19:00 Welcome Dinner (with performance “Taekwondo”)

[Day 2] October 23

[Day 2] October 23 Table
Time Program
09:30-10:10 Invited Talk
- Jung Sun KIM (Dongseo University)
10:10-11:40 Special TalkⅠ
- Kayoko Sugahara (Japan Network of Women Engineers and Scientists)

Special TalkⅡ
- Chia-Li Wu (Tamkang University)

Special TalkⅢ
- Wai Yie Leong (Women Engineers Section)

11:40-13:00 Lunch
13:00-14:20 Group Mentoring
14:20-14:40 Korean Tea Ceremony
14:40-15:40 Ice Breaking: Let’s have a fun time with K-Pop Dance
15:40-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-17:00 YWS Global Issue Discussion
18:00-20:00 Networking Dinner

2015 YWS Camp

Date & Venue
Oct. 17-18, 2015, Daejeon
Host
KWSE
Sponsor
Ministry of Science and ICT
Theme
YES (Young women Engineers and Scientists), we are the future of Asia!
Participants
136 participants form 20 countries

[Day 1] October 17

[Day 1] October 17 Table
Time Program
12:00- Country Exhibition
12:00-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:30 Opening Ceremony & Invited Talk
14:30-14:50 Introduction of Smart Sister Program
14:50-16:00 Smart Sister Workshop
- Regional Presentation
16:00-17:00 Oral Presentation
17:00-17:40 Poster Presentation
18:00-18:30 Welcome Performance (Haegeum & Guitar)
18:30-20:00 Welcome Dinner

[Day 2] October 18

[Day 2] October 18 Table
Time Program
10:30-11:00 Introduction of APNN
Hyang Sook Yoo (Chair, APNN)
11:00-12:00 Special TalkⅠ
- Ariunbolor PURVEE (WSTEM)

Special TalkⅡ
- Jun HADA (WISE-Nepal)

Special TalkⅢ
- Jauyn Grace LIN (Center for Condensed Matter Science)

12:00-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:30 Ice Breaking: Let’s have a fun with exercise
14:30-15:00 Coffee Break
15:00-16:30 YWS Model World Science Summit
16:30-17:30 Group Work & Mentoring
17:30-18:00 Awards
18:00-20:00 Dinner & Networking

2014 YWS Camp

Date & Venue
Jul. 31- Aug. 1, 2014, Seoul
Host
KWSE
Sponsor
Ministry of Science and ICT
Theme
YES (Young women Engineers and Scientists), we are the future of Asia!
Participants
71 participants form 20 countries

[YWS Tour]July 29

[YWS Tour] July 29 Table
Time Program
09:55-10:15 Introducing KIST on film (viewing of promotion film)
10:15-10:50 KIST history museum Tour Gwihyang Han (KIST)
10:50-11:30 Lab Tour - Center for Materials Architecturing Dr. So-Hye Cho (KIST)
11:30-12:30 Lunch
12:30-15:00 Chang deok gung palace with Secret Garden Chang deok gung palace guide

[Day 1] July 31

[Day 1] July 31 Table
Time Program
10:00-10:30 APNN Opening Ceremony
10:30-11:30 APNN Keynote Speech 1
11:30-12:30 APNN Keynote Speech 2
12:30-14:00 Lunch &Networking
14:00-14:10 Opening Remarks
- Hyang Sook YOO (APNN)
14:10-14:30 Overview of Women’s Network: KWSE, APNN and INWES
- Yoon Sook SHIN (Chonnam University)
14:30-15:20 Let’s have some fun: K-pop & Exercises
15:20-15:40 Coffee Break
15:40-16:40 PM2.5 Impacts on Environment and Climate in China
- Mei ZHENG (Peking University)
16:40-18:00 Group Work
- Are We the Future of Asia (and the Pacific)?
18:00-20:30 Dinner, Networking and Mentoring

[Day 2] August 1

[Day 2] August 1 Table
Time Program
09:30-11:30 Networking and Mentoring
11:30-12:00 Photo Session and Announcements
12:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:00 Poster Presentations

2013 YWS Camp

Date & Venue
Aug. 21-23, 2013, Seoul
Host
KWSE
Sponsor
Ministry of Science and ICT
Theme
YES (Young women Engineers and Scientists), we are the future of Asia!
Participants
52 participants form 13 countries

[DAY 1] August 21

[DAY 1] August 21 Table
Time Program
13:30-14:30 Tour to Ewha Archives
- Getting to Know Korean Women
14:30-14:40 Opening Remarks
- Young-Hyeon SHIN (KWSE)
14:40-15:00 Overview of Women’s Network: KWSE, APNN and INWES
- Hye-On YOON (KWSE)
- Hyang Sook YOO (APNN)
- Jung Sun KIM (INWES)
15:00-16:00 Special Talk Ⅰ
- Kong-Ju-Bock LEE (Ewha Womans University)
16:00-16:15 Coffee Break
16:15-17:00 Let’s have some fun: K-pop and exercises
17:00-18:00 Group Work
- Are We the Future of Asia (and the Pacific)?
18:10-20:30 Dinner, Networking and Mentoring

[Day 2] August 22

[Day 2] August 22 Table
Time Program
09:00-10:00 Special Talk Ⅱ
- Future Look at Bioscience as a Fusion Science
10:00-11:00 Poster Presentation
11:00-11:30 Photo Session and Announcements
11:30-14:00 Lunch
14:30-18:00 BIEN Opening Ceremony & Plenary Session

[Day 3] August 23

[Day 3] August 23 Table
Tour to Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST)

2012 YWS Camp

Date & Venue
Nov. 15-16, 2012, Daejeon
Host
KWSE
Participants
44 participants form 9 countries

[DAY 1] November 15

[DAY 1] November 15 Table
Time Program
13:00-13:20 Registration
13:20-13:30 Opening
13:30-16:30 Invited Lecture I
- Sunyoung HWANG (IS HR Rab)

Invited Lecture Ⅱ
- Hyang Sook YOO (Korea Research Institute of Bioscience & Biotechnology)
16:30-18:00 Group Work (Round Table)
18:00-18:30 Poster Session & Networking

[Day 2] November 16

[Day 2] November 16 Table
Time Program
09:00-11:30 Research Institute Tour
- Korea Research Institute of Bioscience & Biotechnology (KRIBB)
- National NanoFab Center (NNFC)
11:30-12:00 Closing Ceremony
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