Past events

15th March 2018

Ofcom Women's Network presents: Closing the gender gap in engineering

Communications engineering is helping to shape our future world. But the evolution of technology is impacted by a workforce shortage in engineering, with low levels of female representation, despite awareness of how diversity can positively impact organisations. Ofcom are hosting an interactive session where you'll hear panellists from Ofcom and other organisations discuss how they can help to close the gender gap.

15th March 2018 - 15th February 2018

Ofcom Women's Network presents: Closing the gender gap in engineering

18:00-20:00 [Free]

IET, Savoy Place, London 

Communications engineering is helping to shape our future world. But the evolution of technology is impacted by a workforce shortage in engineering, with low levels of female representation, despite awareness of how diversity can positively impact organisations. Ofcom are hosting an interactive session where you'll hear panellists from Ofcom and other organisations discuss how they can help to close the gender gap.

14th March 2018 - 14th February 2018

Sir Denis Rooke Memorial Lecture 2018

IGEM’s first female President has invited the UK’s leading female engineer to mark this very special Sir Denis Rooke Memorial Lecture.

Recognising the important contribution engineers make to our country and how we can inspire future generations to follow in our footsteps, Dame Ann’s lecture will examine the career opportunities that exist within our industry and how greater diversity and inclusion can help combat the skills crisis.

14th March 2018

IOR Women in RACHP Networking Breakfast

Aimed at those currently working in the industry at any level or job function, the event will be the ideal opportunity to hear more about the journey that our presenters have taken and how we can work together to highlight the industry to the next generation of engineers.
9th March 2018

Future Female Engineers

Exclusive networking event for female students studying STEM subjects to build their professional network, practise soft skills and meet recruiters on the lookout for female talent. Students will hear from recent graduates, current recruiters and senior female engineers who will give them an insight into application processes and what it's like to be in the engineering sector.

11:30-19:00 [FREE travel costs reimbursed]

ARUP HQ, London 

9th March 2018 - 10th March 2018

INWES-Europe in Lisbon

Launched as a Regional Network at the INWES meeting in Freising, Germany on the 4 November 2016, INWES-Europe will become a legal entity early 2018. It will be holding its First General Assembly on the 10 March 2018, preceded by the Third Executive Board Meeting of INWES Europe, on the 9 March, 2018, hosted at the National Engineering Council/Ordem dos Engenheiros in Lisbon, Portugal.

7th March 2018

Women in STEM Wikithon

This Women in STEM Wikithon celebrates some of the brilliant people who deserve a more prominent place in the online historical record. Find out about inspirational scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians, then develop your digital skills and learn how to edit Wikipedia in order to harness the power of the web to share your knowledge. Complete beginners and experienced editors are both welcome to attend and training is provided for anyone new to editing.

4:00-18:00 [Free]
Imperial College, London

6th March 2018

Beyond automation: the new world of work

Disruptive technologies - including automation, artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things - offer enticing possibilities for the future. Some of us may look forward to a world where machines are responsible for the dangerous, repetitive and arduous tasks increasing our productivity and freeing our time to explore new opportunities. Meanwhile, others may face potential job loss or the need to re-skill.