Hi, I’m Jonna Gerken, FY18 President of the Society of Women Engineers. WE17 is the world’s largest conference for women engineers, and this year in Austin we expect to have a record number of attendees. Make sure to register early to benefit from all that WE17 has to offer!
Kickoff WE17 with our Ice Cream Social and Dueling Pianos on Wednesday, October 25TH at 8 pm at the Austin Convention Center.
Our Opening Keynote is at 8:30 Thursday morning. Lorraine Bolsinger of GE will talk about being bold as an engineer and a leader.
This year, we have extended hours for the WE17 Career Fair which opens Thursday, October 26th at 1:00 pm.
Our State of Women in Engineering Session is Friday at 1:00 pm. We will present the latest research and trends about women in STEM.
Invent it. Build. It. is our hands-on engineering outreach event on Saturday. Come check out our future generation of engineers and show them what a real woman engineer looks like!
Mary Petryszyn of Northrop Grumman will be our closing keynote speaker at Celebrate SWE Saturday at 6:30 pm.
And don’t miss The Mrs.. the all-female rock band from Austin.. after Celebrate SWE on Saturday night.
While in Austin, experience the city by signing up for one of our WE17 tours including an Austin Craft Brewery Crawl, an Austin Duck tour, a Hill Country Wine Tasting, or a tour of Kendra Scott’s Design Studio.
And, download the WE17 app from iTunes or Google Play to keep track of your schedule throughout the conference!
WE17 is October 26-28. Register today at we17.swe.org.
See you in Austin, and thanks for watching!