Planning for WE Local Pittsburgh and San Jose is in full swing with members of the WE Local Advisory Board (LAB), WE Local Host Committees (LHC) and SWE HQ committed to delivering an excellent program and schedule for local professional and collegiate members and non-members. As we transition region conferences, we are approaching WE Local with an innovative and collaborative spirit where sections and regions are working together towards one goal to Meet Locally. Learn Socially.
In order to keep our members and prospective supporters informed, below are some highlighted dates to mark on your calendar as October and November are busy months.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact WE Local by phone or e-mail.
Sponsorship and Career Fair/Exhibit, Price Increase
Deadline: Postmarked by November 1, 2016
Now seeking local businesses of all sizes to join WE Local 2017. Select a sponsorship package that fits your company’s needs and/or participate in WE Local’s career/exhibit fair in San Jose, CA or Pittsburgh, PA. TWO new sponsorship added: SWENext WE Local event and Collegiate Poster Competition. Space is limited and is a first come, first serve basis. Contact WE Local for more information.
Program Speakers, Call for Presentations
Deadline: November 4, 2016
Share your expertise at a WE Local conference and make an invaluable contribution to the advancement of women in STEM and to the individual learning of all attendees and participants. Present in traditional workshop/lecture form or try a new presentation style like a Lightning Talk or Pechakucha.
Collegiate Competition, Call for Abstracts
Deadline: November 4, 2016
Calling all undergraduate and graduate students! WE Local is now accepting online abstract submissions for the WE Local Collegiate Competition. Get the opportunity to share research to a broad technical audience to gain insight on research. Top five finalists from undergraduate and graduate categories will be invited to attend the WE Local conference and present their research face-to-face in the WE Local Poster Competition. Apply today!
Plenary Nominations Due
Deadline: November 11, 2016
Plenary topics have been selected for each WE Local conference and can be seen on the WE Local website (San Jose and Pittsburgh). Both conferences are now accepting nominations for panel participation online using the online form. Select your WE Local conference for more information.
Mark Your Calendar*
[27-29] WE Local 2018 locations announced at WE16 WE Local tent.
[TBD] Program agenda available online.
[TBA] Registrations opens.
[TBA] WE Local volunteer opportunities available online.
 WE Local Call for Presentations and Call for Abstracts closes and review begins.
 WE Local Plenary Nomination Deadline
 Sponsorship price increase.
 Notification letters sent to applicants of Call for Presentation and Call for Abstract.
 Final program agenda available online.
 Early bird registration deadline for Pittsburgh.
 Early bird registration deadline for San Jose.
 Hotel registration closes for Pittsburgh.
 Hotel registration closes for San Jose.
 Conference registration closes for Pittsburgh.
[16-19] WE Local Pittsburgh, Omni William Penn Hotel
 Conference registration closes for San Jose.
[24-26] WE Local San Jose, San Jose Marriott
*Subject to change