1st January 2019 - 31st December 2019

WES Centenary

In 2019 WES will be 100 years old: we will be celebrating the present, remembering the past and changing the future. To find out more, go to the WES Centenary page

1st May 2019 - 8th September 2019

Exhibition: The Sacred Year 1919: women and the professions

The Sacred Year 1919 marks the centenary of the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act. This act enabled women to enter most professions and professional bodies for the first time. WES and Caroline Haslett feature in the displays. LSE Library, London
23rd July 2019

Siemens and WES joint celebratory event

2019 is a key milestone year for both Siemens and WES. Join us as we hold a joint celebratory event to mark the WES centenary year and 130 years since the Siemens C.A Parsons factory was established.  Our guest speaker will be Meshi Taka, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion champion for the north east branch of the Institution of Civil Engineers.  You will also hear from speakers charting the history of WES and Siemens and looking forward to the future of engineering. There will be ample opportunity for networking.

6th September 2019 - 7th September 2019

Women's History Network Annual Conference 2019

This conference will explore not only the significance of the 1919 Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act in Britain, but also the ‘professional woman’ in all periods, nations and forms.

Taking place at the LSE, the event also features a presentation on the WES Centenary Trail on 6 September.

10th September 2019 - 12th September 2019

Fundamentals of IEC 61850 2019

Fundamentals of IEC 61850 2019 is a training programme providing electrical engineering professionals new to IEC 61850 with a thorough and up-to-date understanding of the standard. The programme consists of 12 modules, providing a combination of speaker-led presentations, group Q&A sessions and practical exercises.

21st September 2019

Electrifying Women - A WES Wikithon

Join the Women’s Engineering Society, University of Leeds and Heritage Open Days at the The Women’s Library, London School of Economics to edit and add information about historical women engineers to Wikipedia. Training and historical resources will be provided.
11th October 2019 - 12th October 2019

INWES (Europe) Scottish Conference

Brought to you in association with Equate Scotland in celebration of WES’ centenary, this two day event will take place at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, and features speakers looking at STEM women in the past as well as current practice and the impact future technologies will have.  For further information, please contact INWES.

8th November 2019 - 9th November 2019

WES Student Conference


The WES Student Conference takes place Friday 8 - Saturday 9 November at Warwick University. 

More information will be published shortly, however If you have any questions about the event please contact and if you are interested in sponsoring the Conference please contact