Past events

15th September 2019

Creative Writing at Armley Mills by Electrifying Women project

A creative writing workshop led by Hannah Stone exploring the hidden history of women in engineering FREE

This creative writing workshop at the historic Armley Mills in Leeds offers participants the chance to engage with the stories of the extraordinary women who have been involved in engineering since the Victorian era.

11th September 2019

When Things Go Wrong - The Human Touch

Brighton Cafe Scientific, Latest Music Bar, Brighton, 8pm.


Presentation by Dawn Childs who will look at three case studies of significant events that she has worked through or where she has dealt with the recovery and investigation. 

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.

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.

4th July 2019

MSP International Women in Engineering Day Event

  • 04 July 2019
  • 17:30 - 20:00
  • Tech Incubator

To celebrate International Women in Engineering Day Manchester Science Partnerships (MSP) are inviting you to join them at the Tech Incubator on July 4th to hear from inspirational women working in tech and @hadleybeeman who will be leading the panel. Great networking opportunity with refreshments too!

27th June 2019

STEM the Gap

The Manufacturing Technology Centre, Coventry

Changing the Perception of Engineering

The STEM the Gap Conference will be hosted at the MTC, in celebration of the centenary of the Women’s Engineering Society (WES) and WES CEO, Elizabeth Donnelly, will be one of the speakers.

27th June 2019

Celebration of Women in Engineering: 100 Years of WES

6.30-9pm, Cutlers' Hall, Sheffield

Coinciding with the celebration of 100 years of the Women’s Engineering Society this event presents a showcase of speeches by female engineers reflecting their experiences and career paths.

Guest speakers include*: Dr Kirsty Clode, Chair of WiME

Dr Carolyn Griffiths CEng FIMechE FREng

Pam Liversidge OBE DL FREng