Past events

18th May 2019

Extraordinary Women in Engineering: a WES Wikithon – LSE London

Join the Women’s Engineering Society, Heritage Open Days, and The Women’s Library at the LSE in London to edit and add information about women in engineering to Wikipedia. Help to celebrate some of the brilliant women engineers who deserve a more prominent place in the world's favourite online historical record.
15th May 2019

Wales Centenary Conference

Join us for an evening of celebration, reflection and networking at the Wales Centenary Conference on 15 May at the Senedd in Cardiff Bay. We have some interesting speakers lined up including Elizabeth Donnelly, WES CEO, a Keynote talk on Industry and Engineering in Wales with Ken Skates and Prof Karen Holford will be considering how we can increase the number of women engineers.  WES Past President Dr Jan Peters will be chairing the panel discussion.

2nd May 2019

IET Scotland Dinner

IET Scotland Dinner hosted by Dr. Carol Marsh. This year's theme will celebrate Women's Engineering Society's 100th birthday with speaker Dr Nina Baker.
11th April 2019

The Untold Stories of Women in Engineering, Edinburgh Science Festival

During World War I over 800,000 women worked in engineering, but were expected to return to domestic duties at the end of the war. Female pioneers campaigned to retain their engineering status and in 1919 set up the Women's Engineering Society. Engineer historian Nina Baker and former WES president Dr Carol Marsh tell the stories of these fascinating women.
10th April 2019 - 11th April 2019

3rd Industry 4.0 Summit & Expo, Manchester

Women in 4.0 takes centre stage at UK’s largest event for the 4th Industrial Revolution

The 3rd edition of the Industry 4.0 Summit & Expo takes place in Manchester 10-11 April.

21st March 2019

Cybersecurity and Internet of things (IoT)

7 - 8.30pm University of Wales, Swansea

A lecture by Dr Carlene Campbell.

Cyber war has begun, and we can see the consequences in our daily lives.

IoT is still very much a work in progress. When machines become autonomous they are able to interact with

other machines and make decisions which impact upon the physical world. The IoT will increase the potential

attack surface for cyber-criminals. More devices online means more devices that need protecting, and IoT

15th March 2019

WES Annual Conference 2019: Celebrating the Past, Transforming the Future

Booking has now closed for the sold our 2019 WES Centenary Conference - Celebrating the Past, Transforming the Future on Friday 15 March 2019. A once in a lifetime opportunity to celebrate 100 years of the Women’s Engineering Society whilst boosting your Continued Professional Development. Get involved in the debate about how we can face the challenges for the next 100 years and be part of the solution.
8th March 2019

Echoes from Inverclyde - celebrating the histories of Scotland’s forgotten female scientists

Echoes celebrates the histories of Scotland’s forgotten female scientists, through song, music, performance and spoken word, featuring collaborations between professional musicians, performers, community musicians and school children from the surrounding areas. The Scottish “Superwomen” featured include Greenock’s own Agnes Borthwick, a WW1 engineer at Georgetown munitions factory, and a celebration of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Women’s Engineering Society.