IEEE Women in Engineering Presents “Lead Beyond – Accelerating Women Who Change the World”

Registration now open for International Leadership Conference focused on entrepreneurship, emerging technology, innovation and executive leadership among women engineers

PISCATAWAY, N.J.--()--IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) today announced its annual IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership Conference (WIE ILC) is being held at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, California, 23-24 May 2016.

     

WHAT:

2016 IEEE WIE ILC: “Lead Beyond – Accelerating Women Who Change the World”

 
The two-day event brings together distinguished thought leaders from various engineering, science, technology and educational backgrounds to focus on the latest skills and strategic developments driving women’s advancement and entrepreneurship. A varied conference program is being planned, including an international hackathon, international pitch session and think tank focused on STEM developments.
 
Attendees will have the opportunity to create communities that fuel innovation, facilitate knowledge sharing and provide support through highly interactive sessions designed to foster discussion and collaboration. WIE ILC focuses on providing leading-edge professional development for mid-level and senior women and is supported by sponsors such as Cisco, Verizon and Intel.
 
The IEEE WIE ILC is the largest international professional organization dedicated to promoting women engineers and technologists and inspiring girls around the world to follow their academic interests to a career in engineering.
 

WHEN:

23-24 May 2016

 

WHERE:

San Jose Convention Center

San Jose, California
 

HOW:

The IEEE WIE ILC is open to all with an early-bird discounted rate for registering through April.

 

A special 20 percent discount will apply to all registrations completed on International Women’s Day on Tuesday, 8 March 2016. Register online at http://bit.ly/RegRelease.

To learn more about the IEEE WIE ILC, visit http://ieee-wie-ilc.org, follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook.

About IEEE Women in Engineering

IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) is the largest international professional organization dedicated to promoting women engineers and scientists and inspiring girls around the world to follow their academic interests to a career in engineering. The mission of IEEE WIE is to facilitate the recruitment and retention of women in technical disciplines globally. IEEE WIE envisions a vibrant community of IEEE women and men collectively using their diverse talents to innovate for the benefit of humanity. For more information, visit http://www.ieee.org/women.

About IEEE

IEEE, a large, global technical professional organization, is dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. Through its highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities, IEEE is the trusted voice on a wide variety of areas ranging from aerospace systems, computers and telecommunications to biomedical engineering, electric power and consumer electronics. Learn more at http://www.ieee.org.

Contacts

Interprose for IEEE WIE
Carmen A. Harris, +1-919-908-7656
carmen_harris@interprosepr.com

Release Summary

IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) announces the dates for its annual IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership Conference (WIE ILC) and open registration.

Contacts

Interprose for IEEE WIE
Carmen A. Harris, +1-919-908-7656
carmen_harris@interprosepr.com