5th IAHR Coffee Chat | Tips and Tricks for Networking at Conferences

5th IAHR Coffee Chat

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The IAHR task force on Strengthening Diversity and Gender Equity together with Isabella Schalko (ETH Zurich) hosted the 5th Online IAHR Coffee Chat for young professionals on the International Women in Engineering Day, on 23 June 2023, from 4 to 5 pm CEST. Seasoned professionals discussed tips and tricks for networking at conferences, preparing young professionals for the next 40th IAHR World Congress in Vienna. As previously, the coffee chat started with a short introduction by the panelists, followed by a Q&A moderated by Isabella Schalko (ETH Zurich).


  • Introduction by Isabella SchalkoSenior Research Assistant at ETH Zurich and a Research Affiliate at MIT 

  • Ana Maria da SilvaProfessor in the Department of Civil Engineering of Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada 

  • Catherine Wilson. Deputy Director of the Hydro-environmental Research Centre as well as a Senior Lecturer in Environmental Hydraulics 

  • Q&A with speakers moderated by Isabella Schalko


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Isabella Schalko

ETH Zurich, Switzerland

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Ana Maria da Silva

Queen's University,


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Catherine Wilson


Research Centre, Cardiff University, UK


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