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In this Colloquium, the opening, keynote lectures and debate table will be carried out through an online live event on Facebook on UAEMexTV and UAEMex, accepted short papers presentation and closing will be carried out through online videoconferences on the Microsoft Teams platform. In the case of accepted posters, these will require a short video presentation of 5 to 10 minutes, these videos will be published on the Facebook page of the Colloquium and will be available throughout June 30 so that those interested can post comments that will be answered by the respective authors.

 

Due to the outbreak of Covid-19 and contingency in Mexico to keep confinement in quarantine at home, the submission dates have been extended. Please see the Call for research works and Important dates for more details.

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The Autonomous University of Mexico State (UAEM, by its acronym in Spanish) through the University Center UAEM Valley of Mexico, makes a cordial call and extends the invitation to students, teachers, and researchers at the higher and postgraduate level; to submit research works (short papers and posters) related to the evolution and development of science and technology, in response to the current and future needs of a globalized world that is constantly changing.

In this sense, the 9th Research Colloquium on Science and Technology is welcomed, which will be held virtually from June 29-30, 2020 on Zoom and Microsoft Teams platforms via online video conferencings. Only the posters presentation will be published on Facebook page of the Colloquium via prerecorded videos.

During the Colloquium, there will be presented short papers, posters, keynotes lectures and a debate table.

This Colloquium has been held semester by semester since May 2016.

This semester, the theme of the Colloquium is entitled "The woman who transforms: her importance and impact on scientific and technological development".

Today, a persistent gap is still evident in women who choose professions to work on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) careers. In Mexico, the presence of women in these careers or areas has grown in recent years. In the National Research System, they represent about 39% of the total of its members. However, as the category rises, and by area of knowledge, this presence decreases, having a higher percentage within the areas of Social Sciences and Humanities than in those of Natural and Exact Sciences. To combat gender stereotypes, the interest and acceptance of woman in STEM fields should be stimulated from the first educational degrees. The Autonomous University of Mexico State (UAEM, by its acronym in Spanish) is aware of this and in order to advance in the equitable access to education and the labor field for women and men, through the Institutional Development Rector Plan (PRDI 2017-2021, by its acronym in Spanish) supports Incursion/Inclusion Programs for Woman through strategies such as academic mobility, gender equality in the processes of admission or selection and hiring of personnel, promotion in management positions and department heads, access to full-time teaching positions, and certification in the Mexican Standard in Labor Equality and Non-Discrimination NMX-R-025-SCFI-2015.

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