Past events

28th March 2020

Women in STEM Careers 2020

Women in STEM Careers 2020, a new event from, offers a full and exciting programme for women who are interested in exploring research opportunities within publicly funded organisations and charities.

Designed for final year undergraduate and postgraduate STEM students looking to kick-start their career or professionals simply wishing to progress from their current STEM position, the day will provide something for everyone. Along with unique networking opportunities with employers and peers, there will also be presentations from sector experts and a CV workshop.

21st March 2020

WES 100 Violets Interactive Engineering Exhibition

*** The event has been postponed ***

How do we predict the weather? How is a motorway built? How can we help people who have been injured?

For one day only, seven teams of engineers from across the country will answer these questions and many more as they showcase their family-friendly interactive engineering exhibits for the WES 100 Violets Challenge. 

17th March 2020 - 19th March 2020

Fundamentals of IEC 61850 2020

Fundamentals of IEC 61850 2020 (London, 17-19 March 2020) 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.

11th March 2020

Women in the Lubricants Industry Conference

Hosted by Lube magazine and UKLA (United Kingdom Lubricants Association), the first ever ‘Women in the Lubricants Industry’ conference celebrates women and their role in a sector traditionally dominated by men.

8th March 2020

International Women's Day Celebration

Soroptimist International of Slough, Windsor & Maidenhead, Thames Valley, and High Wycombe and District Clubs
14:00 - 17.30 Maidenhead Town Hall, Maidenhead

Theme: Helping Us Achieve Our Potential

4th March 2020

Women In STEM Wikithon

Join us to celebrate the history of women in STEM – and make a difference!

WES, Imperial College, Wellcome Collection and the IET are joining forces to host a Women in STEM Wikithon. Join us to celebrate the women in science, technology and engineering that deserve a more prominent place in the online historical record. You’ll develop your digital skills and learn how to edit Wikipedia in order to harness the power of the web to share your knowledge.

3rd March 2020 - 4th March 2020

Everywoman in Tech Forum

Join over 600 like-minded women to discover how promoting diversity, parity and inclusivity can futureproof both your business and own personal career. 

Are you a champion of equality across your business? Do you want to excel in your career as quickly and efficiently possible? The everywoman in Tech Forum is designed to equip aspiring women with the skills they need to flourish within the industry and provides a forum for leaders to connect and bring about change.

28th February 2020

CHAIN London 2020

CHAIN London 2020 is a free event for early-career engineers taking place in London on the 28 February 2020. First started in 2016, CHAIN is a joint initiative organised by the young member representatives of several professional engineering institutions, aiming to provide links between disciplines across the engineering industry and build a community for early-career engineers.

For more information and to register