Current and upcoming WES events

1st January 2019 - 31st December 2019

WES Centenary

In 2019 WES will be 100 years old: we will be celebrating the present, remembering the past and changing the future. To find out more, go to the WES Centenary page

16th September 2019

Lloyd’s Register Foundation Heritage & Education Centre

On entering their 1901 building you can experience Lloyd’s Register’s heritage brought to life through costumed characters, finds from our archive, an interactive exhibition ‘From Coffee to Seaweed’, and try being a virtual reality ship surveyor!

17th September 2019

Electrifying Women archives workshop

A workshop looking at primary sources from the Leeds Special Collections relating to the history of women in engineering. FREE Part of the Electrifying Women project and Heritage Open Days
19th September 2019

Wentworth Woodhouse: Women in Engineering

Wentworth Woodhouse: Women in Engineering

Come and explore the exciting reality of engineering in heritage regeneration at Wentworth Woodhouse - 'the UK's largest restoration project' (BBC, 2018). FREE

21st September 2019

Electrifying Women - A WES Wikithon

Join the Women’s Engineering Society, University of Leeds and Heritage Open Days at the The Women’s Library, London School of Economics to edit and add information about historical women engineers to Wikipedia. Training and historical resources will be provided.
19th October 2019

One Hundredth WES AGM

The One Hundredth Annual General Meeting of the Women's Engineering Society will be held at the Copthorne Hotel, Paradise Circus, Paradise Place, Birmingham B3 3HJ on Saturday 19 October 2019 at 14:00 hrs.

Only paid up Members can attend.  Please inform Cath Heslop at if you are planning to attend.

View the Preliminary Notice here

30th October 2019

Caroline Haslett Lecture and Awards Ceremony

The event will take place the evening of Wednesday 30 October in central London.

This year we are honoured to have Dr Anne Stevens take the lecture; one of the most prestigious and highest-ranking female engineers in the world.

8th November 2019 - 9th November 2019

WES Student Conference


The WES Student Conference takes place Friday 8 - Saturday 9 November at Warwick University. 

More information will be published shortly, however If you have any questions about the event please contact and if you are interested in sponsoring the Conference please contact