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JANUARY | 16th – 19th

GENDER & TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE 2025

Amritapuri Campus
Kerala, India

ABOUT

In collaboration with UNESCO, the School of Social and Behavioural Sciences at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is hosting a global conference on Gender and Technology, January 16th – 19th 2025, at Amritapuri campus, Kerala, India. 

CONFERENCE FORMAT : In-Person

Email : gendertechconference@am.amrita.edu

CONFERENCE FORMAT :

Sponsorship

Please get in touch with us at gendertechconference@am.amrita.edu

if you are interested to sponsor this conference

For more information and to receive conference updates, please provide your name and email address below


Call For Papers

The 2025 Gender & Technology Conference invites submissions for papers related to the intersection of gender with emerging technologies, e.g. Blockchain, AI, VR/mixed reality, IoT, and robotics, and how these have been enablers across the the following Thematic Areas:

Society, Culture, and Politics

Disaster and Environment

Livelihood and World of Work

Health and Sanitation

Safety and
Security

Education

During the Conference sessions, we will explore this further during the Parallel Tracks, which include but are not limited to:

  • Socio-cultural Change and Politics of Gender Equity 
  • Building Inclusive Resilience to Disaster and Climate Change 
  • Livelihood and World of Work: Blue, Green, and Care Economies 
  • Women’s Health and Sanitation: Community Medicine and Mental Health in the Digital Age 
  • Safety and Security: New Tech, AI, and Online Safety 
  • Systems Thinking Approaches to Sustainable Development and Gender Equality 
  • The importance of Gender & Diversity in STEM 
  • Inclusive Technology Design for Education & Social Good 
  • Ethics, Data Science, and Social Problem Solving 
  • Emerging Technologies: Opportunities and Vulnerabilities 

Submission Categories

Submission Guidelines:

Accepted papers presented by an original author or co-author during the conference will be published in the Conference Proceedings, and submitted for scopus indexing. Posters will be published as an addendum to the conference proceedings and will not be scopus indexed.

Join us at the 2025 Gender & Technology Conference to contribute to a dynamic exchange of ideas and insights shaping the future of technology through a gender lens. We look forward to your submissions and to welcoming you to Kerala, India, for the event.

For inquiries, please contact: gendertechpublications@am.amrita.edu

Our intergenerational and
interdisciplinary conference will include

Peer-reviewed
Academic Papers

Poster Presentations

GenAI Hackathon for Gender Equality

Workshop on Systems Thinking Approaches to Gender Equality

Concluding Awards Ceremony for Best Conference Paper, Poster Presentations, Best Hackathon

Gala Dinner with Cultural Performances

We will bring together diverse participants such as academicians, global experts, policymakers, government representatives, civil society, industry, gender-financing institutions, senior and early researchers, and students to discuss, share ideas, and network around emerging paradigms, opportunities, and vulnerabilities in gender diversity, inclusion, and technology and

Key themes

Disaster and Environment

Safety and Security

Health and Sanitation

Livelihood and World of Work

Society, Culture, and Politics

Education

Sub-themes

Women in STEM

Technology Design for
Inclusive Education

Technology by Women for Women

Socio-cultural Change
and Politics of Gender Equity 

Building Inclusive Resilience
to Disaster and Climate Change 

Livelihood and World of Work:
Blue, Green, and Care Economies 

Women’s Health and Sanitation:
Community Medicine and
Mental Health in the Digital Age 

Safety and Security:
New Tech, AI, and Online Safety 

Systems Thinking Approaches
to Sustainable Development and Gender Equality 

The importance of
Gender & Diversity in STEM 

Inclusive Technology Design
for Education & Social Good 

Ethics, Data Science, and
Social Problem Solving 

Emerging Technologies:
Opportunities and Vulnerabilities 

Important
Dates

  • August 30, 2024

    Paper Submission Deadline

  • October 15, 2024

    Paper Acceptance Notification

  • November 15, 2024

    Final Camera Ready Paper

  • December 15, 2024

    Early Bird Registration Deadline

HACKATHON

This month-long event, from December 16, 2024, to January 19, 2025, challenges participants to create AI-driven solutions that empower women and underrepresented groups.  Kick off with virtual prototyping in December, and bring your ideas to life at the Amrita Gender and Technology Conference venue in January. This hackathon fosters collaborative problem-solving and welcomes diverse participants—from tech wizards to social scientists. Sponsors and awards to be announced soon!

JOIN THE GENAI X GENDER 
EMPOWERMENT HACKATHON! 

Questions? Email us at gendertechhackathon@am.amrita.edu

Registration

Guidelines or rules for authors who wish to participate in the Gender & Technology 2025 conference.

SPONSORS:
       

Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi (Amma)

Chancellor, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

HONORARY CHAIR


GENERAL CHAIR

Dr. P. Venkat Rangan

Vice Chancellor

GENERAL CO-CHAIR

Dr. Maneesha Vinodini Ramesh

Provost – Strategic Initiatives, International, Research & Innovation, AI + X | Dean, School for Sustainable Futures | Dean, International Programs | UNESCO Chair on Experiential Learning for Sustainable Innovation & Development | Director, Amrita Center for Wireless Networks & Application

PROGRAM CHAIR

Dr. Bhavani Rao R

Dean, School of Social & Behavioural Sciences, Director, Amrita Multi Modal Applications and Human Computer Interaction Las (AMMACHI Labs), Amritapuri | Director, Center for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Amritapuri | UNESCO Chair on Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

SCHEDULE

Inauguration (late afternoon to evening)
ThursdayJan 16th
Inauguration (late afternoon to evening)
First Full Day
FridayJan 17th
First Full Day
Second Full Day
SaturdayJan 18th
Second Full Day
Workshop, Awards u0026 Valedictory Session
SundayJan 19th
Workshop, Awards u0026 Valedictory Session

VENUE & ACCOMMODATION

The Gender & Technology Conference is being held at: Amrita University, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri Campus in Vallikavu, Kerala, India, situated in the serene village of Vallikavu besides the backwaters, Amritapuri campus is accessible by air, train, and bus. The two closest airports are in Cochin (140 km north of the campus) and in Trivandrum (110 km south of the campus). Directions can be found here.

Accommodations are also available for conference registrants at Amritapuri Ashram. The ashram is located across from Amritapuri campus within walking distance. Cost per person for accommodation is 300 Rs for Indian attendees and 600 Rs per night for international attendees.

Sponsorship

Please get in touch with us at gendertechconference@am.amrita.edu

if you are interested to sponsor this conference

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