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16th International Conference for Women Engineers and Scientists (ICWES16) – October 2014

The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and the International Network of Women Engineers (INWES) have joined forces to host the 16th International Conference for Women Engineers and Scientists (ICWES16), to be held in Los Angeles, California from October 23-25, 2014.
This international conference, which has been held almost every three years since 1964, attracts engineers and scientists from all over the world, providing a unique opportunity to exchange information on their work, careers and efforts to encourage the effective participation of women in all aspects of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) in their country and worldwide.
They anticipate more than 6,500 women from around the world will participate to exchange ideas on the following three themes:
1. Inventions, research and achievements in the various fields of engineering, science and technology.
2. New ideas and solutions to contemporary problems including climate change, energy and sustainability.
3. Attracting, developing, promoting and retaining women engineers and scientists.
Content is being sought for the International Track for various audiences, themes and formats. The submission deadline is December 31, 2013.

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