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The National Committee for Women in Engineering, Engineers Australia and the International Network of Women Engineers and Scientists (INWES) have joined forces to host the 15th International Conference for Women Engineers and Scientists (ICWES15), to be held at the Adelaide Convention Centre from 19-22 July 2011.

The Conference is held every three years, and attracts engineers and scientists from all over the world, providing a unique opportunity to exchange information on their work and environment.

The conference will provide an opportunity to discuss innovative technology in the 21st century across the engineering, science and technological professions and network with colleagues in business, academia and government.

Over three days, the Conference will explore the following themes:

Attracting, developing and retaining women engineers and scientists.

  • Papers highlighting outstanding practices and initiatives to attract, develop and retain women to science and engineering education and professions including work life balance, gender policy, education and management of cultural differences

Outstanding practice models of industry commitment to diversity and equality in the workplace.

  • Papers outlining initiatives, programs and policies to encourage women into leadership and decision making roles, women in business, entrepreneurship and issues relating to professional development

Achievements, innovations and research in the various fields of engineering, science and technology

  • Papers that discuss the achievements, innovations and research for all fields of science, engineering and technology

New ideas and solutions to contemporary problems including climate change, water, energy and sustainability.

  • Papers considering a wide range of topics including the challenges of climate change, water management, renewable energy, sustainable practices, the ecology and the environment

Sponsorship and Exhibition

For further information on partnership opportunities or to take up an exhibition opportunity, please download the prospectus or contact the conference manager, ICMS Pty. Ltd. on telephone: +61 3 9682 0244 or email icwes15@icms.com.au


The Conference will be a unique opportunity to showcase the achievements of women in engineering, scientists and technology and to lead the way towards a sustainable future.

For more information and abstract submission go to: www.icwes15.org


Conference HostsEngineers Australia


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Important Dates

Abstract submission for review – all categories
1 December 2010

Abstract acceptance notification
10 January 2011

Full paper submission for peer review
1 March 2011

Final workshop proposal submission for inclusion in program
1 March 2011

Acceptance notification for reviewed papers
1 May 2011

Final reviewed paper submission for publication in proceedings
10 June 2011


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