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

15th March 2019

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Booking is now live for the 2019 WES Centenary Conference - Celebrating the Past, Transforming the Future on Friday 15 March 2019, 9:30 - 16:00 (followed by a drinks reception) at RAF Museum, London

Join us for 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.

If you are an early career professional, we even have a Poster Competition where you can present your work on the theme of Transforming the Future to our multidisciplinary audience.

Confirmed Speakers include:

·       Mandy Hickson, Ex-fighter pilot, RAF and motivational speaker

·       Rachel Higham, Managing Director of IT, British Telecom

·       Air Vice-Marshall Sue Gray, Air Officer Commanding No 38 Group, Royal Air Force

·       Emma Howard-Boyd, Chair, Environment Agency; Steering Committee Member, 30% Club

·       Dawn Childs, WES President and Group Engineering Director at Merlin Entertainments

To see the full programme and details of the Poster Competition, please click HERE 

Book before 13th January 2019 to receive an Early Bird WES Member discount rate. Successful entries in the Poster Competition also receive a significantly discounted ticket rate.

Book now to reserve your place at THE Women's Engineering conference of 2019.


WES is looking for Early Career Engineers to present their work on the theme: Transforming the Future to a multidisciplinary audience. There will be two WES Centenary Conference Poster Prizes awarded at the event, one decided by a panel of judges and the other for the audience favourite.

Presenters should be WES members* and Early Career professionals (of any age). 
Please note: This poster session is open to all genders.

Applications will close at midnight on Thursday 31 January 2019.

To submit your abstract for consideration click HERE

If you have any questions please email the WES Young Members Board


Registration for the 2019 WES Centenary Conference - Celebrating the Past, Transforming the Future is NOW OPEN

Book before 13 January for the Early Bird ticket rate.


*WES Members are defined as those individuals who have one of the following memberships with WES: Full Members, Fellows, Associates and Student/Apprentice members. 

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