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Women in Engineering Conference, June 2019, Birmingham UK

Women in Engineering Conference, June 2019, Birmingham UK

Date of beginning

Friday, 21 June 2019


1 day






IET Event Services


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Gender Parity in Engineering will be bringing you 25 speakers from leading organisations such as; Shell, Cisco, Mott MacDonald, GSK and more, and 15 interactive workshops in one day to discuss topics such as; - The gender pay gap- Gender bias- How to recruit and retain the next generation of women in engineering Supported by 12 key strategic partners such as; The British Science Association, EngineeringUK, STEM Learning, WISE and The Women's Engineering Society. You will receive three powerful benefits from attending the Gender Parity in Engineering Conference: - Robust take away solutions to help you recruit and retain more women engineers year on year- Share ideas and experiences with other recruiters and managers that you can incorporate into your organisation- Hear what leaders of major engineering and technology companies are doing to increase the number of women in engineering Past attendees said: “I have to say that the topics covered in your conference today were the best I have seen so far, in that they got right to the heart of matter, challenging the current paradigms yet all actionable.” “It's a very inspiring conference and I was glad to be part of the change.” “The workshop sessions work really well and there is sufficient time for networking in between” “The workshop format worked really well as it allowed people to share ideas and create bridges between different industries. There were a lot of ideas developed and I certainly found that there were ideas that I will be implementing within my own place of work.” “The structure of the day was brilliant, filled with interesting panel discussions and interactive workshops, yet there was still time to network and catch up with the other attendees. “This event is for everyone; men, women, companies and individuals in industry. I can't wait for next year’s event!” “A lively, engaging and well organised conference with great networking opportunities” Prices:Early bird delegate rate (from 1 April to 31 May 2019) : GBP 124.0Standard delegate rate (after 1 June 2019) : GBP 150.0 Speakers: Lorna Bennet, Mechanical Engineer, ORE Catapult, Savi Bhamra, Diversity Advisor - Workplace Inclusion and Wellbeing, Business in the Community , Dawn Bonfield MBE, Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor at Aston University, Towards Vision , Chloe Chambraud, Gender Equality Director, Business in the Community, Richard Chapman-Harris, Head of Inclusion and Responsibility, Mott-MacDonald, Sarah Chen, Assistant SME, EDF Energy, Elizabeth Donnelly, CEO, WES , Jill Faure, Senior Technology Advisor, OFCOM, Julie Feest, CEO, Engineering Development Trust (EDT), Abigail Frost, UK Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Manager, WSP, Heli Frosterus, Spectrum Policy Principal, OFCOM, Eva Fryc, Regional Network Lead, STEM Learning, Sue Gammons, Coaching Director, GlaxoSmithKline, Stephen Howse, Research Manager, WISE, David Jenkins, Director, Transportation, Atkins, Ffion Jones, Learning and Development Manager, WSP, Alex Lawrence, Talent Inclusion Director, Head of DandI at Ramboll UK, Sophie Lea, Senior Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Advisor, Mott MacDonald, Hema Marshall, Executive Lead for Inclusion and Diversity, Cisco, Denise Neill, NOV UK Project Delivery Manager, Shell U.K. Limited, Gillian Thomas, Royal Academy of Engineering, Cathy Travers, Buildings and Infrastructure General Manager, Mott MacDonald, Aimee Welch, Business Partnership Manager, EngineeringUK Time: 8:30 am - 6:30 pm Category: Conferences | Engineering and Technology Venue details: The Birmingham Conference and Events Centre, Hill Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B5 4EW, UK