Past events

14th September 2016 - 15th September 2016

INWES ​Meetings and Conference

The INWES ​ Europe 4th Preparatory Meeting ​is at Krakow, 14-15 September 2016. Attendance is by invite only and is followed by SITK conference on 15 September on Associations and NGOs for sustainable mobility at the Krakow City Council. If you are interested in knowing more about WES involvement in the development of ​the new INWES Europe network or the SITK conference, please contact for details.

6th September 2016 - 8th September 2016

XII. International Conference on the Theory of Machines and Mechanisms (TMM 2016), Liberec, Czech Republic

The International Conference on the Theory of Machines and Mechanisms will be held in Liberec, Czech Republic from 6 to 8 of September 2016.  It is organized under the auspices of the Czech National Committee IFToMM and Czech Society for Mechanism. The conference, which is held once every four years, continues its long-standing tradition since 1973 to be organized at the Technical University of Liberec in the Czech Republic.

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2nd September 2016 - 25th September 2016

"Technology is Not Neutral" An Exhibition by Women in Digital Arts, Brighton

“Technology Is Not Neutral”, is a major new touring exhibition of digital artworks by leading pioneering and contemporary female digital artists launching at Phoenix Brighton as part of Brighton Digital Festival.

From drone choreography, sequencing of bacteria and brainwave art to hacking reality, social media activism and telepresence, this exhibition highlights the contribution of female artists in shaping what digital art is today.

31st August 2016

Women in Engineering - Free three-day Career Enhancement Programme

Applications for the Career Enhancement Programme 2016 are now open. Jointly organised by Equate Scotland and City of Glasgow College, the programme is a free three-day course aimed at women working in the engineering sector. Feedback from previous years’ participants has been overwhelmingly positive, so we’re really excited about delivering the programme again to another cohort of female engineers.

23rd July 2016

London Design and Engineering Festival

London Design & Engineering University Technical College (LDE UTC) are hosting the first London Festival of Design & Engineering on Saturday 23rd  July 2016 at the Sport Dock, University way, Docklands, E16 2RD 10:00 – 16:00.

16th July 2016

Inspire Her 2016: Grow Your Business. Find Your Tribe

An INSPIRATIONAL day for female entrepreneurs, seasoned business owners, mumpreneurs as well as start-ups - everyone will be inspired to grow their business, no matter where you are on your journey. 

£45 per ticket at Girton College in Cambridge

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7th July 2016

The UK Infrastructure Policy Summit 2016

City & Financial’s 13th annual Infrastructure Policy Summit will bring together some of the key players in the UK infrastructure markets to discuss the latest policy initiatives and the implications of these for market participants. Following the reorganisation of the institutional framework supporting UK policy development and implementation, City & Financial are particularly pleased to have as keynote speakers Lord Andrew Adonis, Chairman, National Infrastructure Commission, and Tony Meggs, Chief Executive, Infrastructure and Projects Authority.

4th July 2016 - 5th July 2016

Humanitarian Engineering Symposium

The Symposium to be held at Warwick in MS.03 Zeeman Building aims to bring together scientists, engineers and practitioners from across academia, industry, and NGOs to discuss, share and promote current research and recent developments across all aspects of engineering, from science to practical applications, which have a global Humanitarian Engineering impact.

1st July 2016 - 4th September 2016

Amy Johnson Festival

The Amy Johnson Festival aims to raise awareness of Amy Johnson’s achievements as an aviator, as an engineer and as a woman of her time.

It also wants to encourage young women to consider engineering and the sciences as career choices through the presentation of positive role models and creative projects which explore technical, digital or mechanical ideas and applications.

The event includes exhibitions, workshops, performances and much more.