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WiNx
special event

co-hosted by 

Conference open to the public

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JUNE 28-29

Provence, France

& ONLINE

 
 
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What is WiNx

WiNx is a unique event hosted by the Women in Nuclear Global (WiN Global) and the Young Generation.

 

The first edition of the event will be co-hosted by the Global Women's Network for Energy Transition (GWNET).

 

This event will bring together global leaders, thinkers, and action takers to share innovative ideas and their experience in different fields — including technology, leadership, gender balance, innovation, and development.

WiNx Conference


The first edition of the WiNx Special Event will be held on June 28-29, 2022 in Provence, south of France.

The event will be co-hosted by the GWNET, and focus on the topic "Women & Energy Transition".

During the event an Expert Panel will provide the audience with key insights from the latest global energy trends and policy decisions, focusing on clean energy sources. It will feature high-level speakers from different women-led networks and energy industries.


This event will provide an opportunity to support technology development and show the diversity in Energy Transition goals.

WiNx talks

WiN Global Young Generation is excited to be a WiNx talks creator, with the "x" standing for eXtra.

 

These high-level stand-up talks will be made available to watch for free on WiN Global YouTube and translated to different languages.

 

It will feature expert speakers who are preselected along with their topics. This first edition will feature men and women from different countries.

 

Our speakers will tackle humanity's most challenging questions, attempting to answer them with innovation, enterprise, and enduring optimism.

 

Their speeches will focus on diversity & inclusion, i.e., women leadership, gender champions talks, personal storytelling, and the young generation's vision.

Event Program

June 28

09:00 Depart from Aix en Provence 

10:00-12:00 ITER Technical visit

 

12:00-14:00 Lunch at Cadarache castle

14:00-16:00 CEA Technical visit (tbc)

 

14:00-16:00 Governance meeting

WiN Global and GWNET meeting.

WiN Global Young Generation meeting.

Building of bridges between generations.

16:00 Return to Aix en Provence

Free program and team-building.

June 29

15:30                                   Welcome speech

16:00-17:30                     WiNx conference

                                            Topic: "Women & Energy Transition".

                                            Organized by WiN Global and co-hosted by GWNET - Global                                                      Women's Network for the Energy Transition.

17:30-17:45                        Break

17:45-18:00                        Young Generation Welcome speech

18:00-19:30                    WiNx talks

                                             WiNx talks on topics:

  • Diversity & Inclusion;

  • Personal storytelling;

  • Energy transition.

 

19:30-19:45                       Closing speech

 

20:00                             High-level cocktail

         Networking event.

         Welcome drink with key-note speakers

Venue 

Located in the heart of Provence, Lourmarin is one of the most beautiful villages in France and offers a privileged setting for hosting events. A former rehabilitated agricultural cooperative, La Fruitière Numérique is a unique place for transmission, creation and discovery, intellectual production, conviviality and also a place for meetings, exchanges, co-meetings, etc.

How to come

Provence region in south of France has two main airports:

- Marseille airport ;
- Nice airport.




 

Where to stay

Different hotels in Aix en Provence.

Hotel du Globe 3*
Hotel Aquabella & Spa 4*
Hotel Renaissance 5*


Different hotels in Lourmarin.

Hotel Bastide (2min walk from venue)
Hotel le Moulin (5min walk from venue)
Domaine de Fontenille (10min by car from venue)

Transport June 28: the bus will leave from Aix en Provence to Cadarache. The price is included in a ticket of tour.

Transport June 29: there is about 40min distance between Aix en Provence and Fruitière Numérique,  84160 Lourmarin. A taxi cost is around 30-40eur/person/round trip (in a shared taxi). 






About WiN Global
 

Founded in 1992, Women in Nuclear Global (WiN Global) is a global non-governmental organization of women working professionally in various fields of nuclear energy and radiation applications. WiN Global currently has around 35.000 members, located in 145 countries, regions, and international organizations.

 

On 8 March 2021, WiN Global officially launched the Young Generation group that seeks to create an ecosystem in which the young generation can thrive and be heard.

 

 

 

 

What we do

WiN Global aims to be a forum for raising awareness of the benefits of nuclear and radiation applications, emphasizing its contributions to environmental sustainability, energy access, public protection, and quality of life.

 

Our vision is to promote gender equality and diversity, foster interest in nuclear engineering, science, and other nuclear-related professions, and contribute to innovative solutions.

About GWNET
 

The Global Women’s for the Energy Transition (GWNET) is an international non-profit organisation founded in 2017 under Austrian law. GWNET aims to advance the global energy transition by connecting and empowering women working in sustainable energy in both developed and emerging/developing countries.