Events

A wide range of events across the UK from small workshops through training courses to major conferences.

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WISE Events

Free Workshops to support UTC'sFree half-day workshop for senior leadership teams of University Technical Colleges 
Sheffield- 16 October 2014 11am-2pm
Manchester - 10 November 2014 11am-2pm
These tailor made workshop for UTCs, kindly funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering, will provide senior leaders with the tools and strategies required to engage, recruit and support girls and women to realise their full potential in STEM subjects. 

WISE Knowledge Sharing Event: Celebrating Women in Engineering
Rosyth Dockyard, Scotland- 9th September 2014
We are delighted to offer our first networking event outside of London, booked by WISE corporate member Babcock, and in partnership with Equate. This is  an opportunity to celebrate the contributions women are making to the UK engineering industry. Employers, educators, policy makers and individuals working or interested in working in engineering will discuss how we can get more women into the industry.

Career Development Programme for Women in STEMCareer Development Programme for Women in STEM
Four day course over 3 months starting on October 6th
The programme equips participants with the tools and confidence to showcase and achieve their potential. Skills 4 is a leading provider of gender diversity programmes specialising in the advanced manufacturing and engineering sector. 

2014 WISE Awards2014 WISE Awards
London, 13 November 2014
In this our 30th year WISE are proud to present the WISE Awards 2014. There will be a Daytime Event at the South Bank Centre and the awards ceremony will take place at the Grange Hotel Tower Bridge in the evening.

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Events featuring WISE

The Graduate Engineer and Science Show
WISE are excited to announce that we will be hosting a stand at the Graduate Engineer & Science Show on the 29th October at the Roundhouse in Derby.


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Women in science and engineering: Network event

Monday, 8 September 2014 at 18:00 for 2 hours

An evening networking event for women in science as part of the British Science Festival

Come and meet the scientists conducting cutting-edge research which directly impact on people’s lives. This is an opportunity for women in science to expand their networks and for media professionals to engage with women from all scientific backgrounds.


everywoman in Energy Leadership Academy

Tuesday, 9 September 2014 at 09:30 for - 5.30pm

The everywoman in Energy Leadership Academy is dedicated to developing the leadership skills of women in the industry. Your personal development is at the heart of this must-attend event and you will be equipped with valuable tools and techniques to move your career forward.


Career Restart for Women Wishing to Return to the Work Arena after a Career Break

Tuesday, 9 September 2014 at 09:30 for Until 5.00pm

Are you considering returning to the world of work within the STEM or SET sectors having been away from the world of work for some time? Do you want to know more about how you can make this possible? Are you wondering whether your skills are still relevant? 

Are you thinking that your skills no longer hold the value they once did? Concerned about who will hold the fort at home whilst you re-engage with the world of work? 

 

 


WISE Knowledge Sharing Event: Celebrating Women in Engineering

Tuesday, 9 September 2014 at 12:00 for 12 pm - 4pm

The next WISE knowledge sharing event will be on 9th September in Rosyth, SCOTLAND. This will be hosted by Babcock at the Rosyth Dockyard and will be Celebrating Women in Engineering. There will be a range of speakers from Babcock, Thales, the Royal Navy and the Aircraft Carrier Alliance and is a joint event with Equate Scotland.


Women and STEM returners training

Tuesday, 9 September 2014 at 21:30 for All day

Are you considering returning to the world of work within the STEM or SET sectors having
been away from the world of work for some time? Do you want to know more about how
you can make this possible? Are you wondering whether your skills are still relevant? Are
you thinking that your skills no longer hold the value they once did? Concerned about who
will hold the fort at home whilst you re-engage with the world of work?


Joliot Curie Conference: Establishing an independent career in science

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 at 09:00 for 2 days

The Royal Society of Chemistry are delighted to announce that the 2014 Joliot-Curie Conference “Establishing an independent career in science” will be opened by the daughter of Irène and Frédéric Joliot-Curie, for whom the conference is named.


Is gender still relevant?

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 at 13:00 for 2 days

Despite over 30 years of campaigning and policy, why does gender remain a key issue today?

The ‘Is Gender Still Relevant?’ seminar, sponsored by the British Academy, examines the state of play in gender research in the historic disciplines, and asks if (and why) we still need to debate gender issues, including feminism, masculism and gender fluidity.


WAVE WIC Network

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 at 18:00 for 3 hours

WAVE Women In Construction ICT Networking Event in North Wales


Women in Science Symposium

Friday, 26 September 2014 at 10:00 for 10am to 3.40pm

As part of its 60th Anniversary celebrations, Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge, is holding a ‘Women in Science' symposium on Friday 26th September 2014. This research-based event will focus on three key areas around women in STEM subjects; female participation in STEM in schools, the Undergraduate experience of women in STEM and the value of STEM in the labour market.


Cambridge AWiSE 20th Anniversary Celebration

Thursday, 2 October 2014 at 15:00 for 6 hours

Cambridge AWISE cordially invites all women in STEM networks to an event to celebrate their 20th anniversary. This will include a meeting for women in STEM networks from 3.00 to 5.30 pm, which will be immediately followed by a larger event with a hot buffet supper, a welcome from Lord Sainsbury, presentations from the Royal Society of Chemistry, the British Computer Society, University of Cambridge, Research Councils UK and two local STEM businesses. The event will conclude with an extensive panel discussion session, finishing at 9.00 pm.

The purpose of the women in STEM networks meeting is to give us a chance to meet each other, share best practice, explore possibilities for collaboration and share ideas for meeting the challenges we face.


European Diversity Awards 2014

Thursday, 2 October 2014 at 18:00 for Evening

Entries are now open for the European Diversity Awards, the premier diversity awards that recognise excellence in all strands of diversity across Europe. The EDAs are unique in covering corporate, campaigning and charitable work in the fields of diversity and inclusion. Headline sponsored by Barclays and Google, the awards feature a range of categories and recognising the increased size and profile of the awards a number of high profile individuals have joined the judging panel including Dame Doreen Lawrence and Para-Olympian Claire Harvey.


Time to take the ‘E’ out of STEM?

Thursday, 9 October 2014 at 18:30 for 3 hours

Whilst widespread efforts to encourage more young people into engineering careers are beginning to gain traction, an engineering skills shortage continues to loom over UK industry. With 100,000 science and engineering professionals needed every year by 2020, this event will ask if it’s time to rethink our strategy for promoting engineering.