Meetings. Classes. Work. Family. Friends. To-Dos and Time Crunches. Life gets hectic—especially for women pursuing a career in engineering and technology. But you can count on WE16—and the Society of Women Engineers—to help you discover the connections, career opportunities and professional development you need for constant support, inspiration and motivation. Join us for WE16 in Philadelphia, PA this October 27-29 and take your place among 9,000+ engineering professionals, collegiate students, educators and leading engineering and technology organizations.
SWE members attend the world's largest conference for women engineers year after year to be inspired! Click here to register now
Constantly Excellent Education
You can find all the information you need on the WE16 website for housing, travel, events, exhibitors and more.
WE16 will offer one of the most comprehensive professional development programs available, headlined by our keynote speakers Luann Pendy of Medtronic and Janeen Judah of Chevron and featuring more than 300 sessions.
Our sessions will fall under nine tracks this year, including two new ones:
- Advocating for Change*
- Career Management and Life Transitions Entrepreneurship*
- Inclusion and Cultural Awareness
- Innovation and Disruption
- K-12 Outreach
- Strategic Leadership
- SWE Leadership
- Women in Academia
- Women in Government and Military
WE16 Registration Grants
Thanks to hundreds of generous donations, SWE is able to offer registration grants that will provide assistance for SWE members to attend WE16. Visit here for specific details and how to apply. You can also donate and help make a way for someone else next year.
SWE has secured rooms for WE16, BUT DON'T WAIT! They go fast. Visit our Travel and Housing section for a full list of housing options and information about traveling to Philadelphia.