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

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

PISCATAWAY, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–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,
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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