Program 2020

Program 2020

Women in Law 2020 has been postponed until further notice. You can find the previous program below.


bias: conscious or unconscious – creating awareness and dealing with it

flexibility and agility: opportunities and threats of modern working environments

diversity / inclusion / intersectionality: going beyond gender

threats: physical and mental health, multiple responsibilities

reaching the top: overcoming obstacles

From Theory to Practise

Participants can attend two tracks (morning and afternoon). Workshop: interactive learning & best practice. 5 tracks with one introductory lecture, panel, and workshop each. Lecture and panel: theoretical input by experts.

All five tracks consist of an introductory lecture by an internationally renowned expert, a panel discussion of researchers and practitioners in the respective field and a hands-on workshop blending interactive learning and best practice examples.  During the morning session, you can attend one of tracks #1 to #3 and during the afternoon session, you can choose between tracks #4 and #5.


08:00 – 08:30

Registration & Networking Breakfast

08:30 – 09:30

Welcome & Keynote

09:45 – 12:30

Tracks Round 1 (alternative tracks 1, 2, 3)

12:30 – 13:30

Networking Lunch

13:30 – 16:00

Tracks Round 2 (alternative tracks 4, 5)

16:00 – 17:00

Summary, Thanks & Farewell

18:00 – 21:00

Justitia Awards Ceremony to celebrate outstanding Female Legal Professionals (Laureates for 2020)


all legal professions: lawyers, notaries public, in-house counsel, researchers, etc.,

from freshmen year to retirement,

male allies of the cause,

creating an international network of (prospective) legal professionals in both academia and the legal industry.

Women in Law for Students

University of Vienna

Moreover, the University of Vienna School of Law has agreed to introduce a new course on Women in Law to its curriculum, beginning with the Spring Semester of 2020, which will focus on the issues of women in the legal professions.