2019 Society of Biological Psychiatry Annual Meeting

2019 Society of Biological Psychiatry Annual Meeting

Organizer: Lori McMahon
Plenary speaker gender ratio: 6 Women : 6 Men (50%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 40%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword biological AND psychiatry and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 11 pages of results using our python script. Search originally performed in May 2018.

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20th International Neuroscience Winter Conference

20th International Neuroscience Winter Conference

Organizers: Tobias Bonhoeffer, Nils Brose, Alois Saria, Stephan Schwarzacher
Keynote speaker gender ratio: 2 Women : 3 Men (40%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 39%

*Method of estimation: previously established base rate of women in neuroscience.

40th International Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference (EMBC 2018)

40th International Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference (EMBC 2018)

Organizers: see here
Sponsors: see here
Plenary keynote speaker gender ratio: 2 women : 3 men (40%)
Theme keynote speaker gender ratio: 0 women : 13 men (0%)
Total keynote speaker gender ratio: 2 women : 16 men (11%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 39%

*Method of estimation: Percentage of doctoral degrees awarded to women in biomedical engineering in 2017 as reported by ASEE “Engineering by the Numbers“, by Brian L. Yoder, Ph.D.