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Submit a Session Today

Contribute to the advancement of women in engineering by becoming a speaker at WE Local. We are now accepting submissions for all 2019 conferences in Denver, CO; Baltimore, MD; St. Louis, MO; Tampa, FL and Bellevue, WA.

MEET LOCALLY.LEARN SOCIALLY.

WE Local brings together participants in all stages of their collegiate and professional journey to learn, energize/re-energize and connect through high-quality professional development workshops, networking opportunities, inspirational presentations and outreach activities.

These conferences bring the excitement, energy and learning environment of SWE's annual conference right to the member's backyard. Join us for a WE Local near you!

SPEAK AT WE LOCAL

Increase your chances of becoming a WE Local breakout session speaker by reviewing the below steps for the 2019 Call for Participation (CFP). The CFP deadline (for all 2019 North America conferences) is Saturday, August 11, 2018 (11:59 p.m. EDT, USA). SWE Headquarters will notify all speakers of an accepted or declined submission on or after Friday, October 26, 2018.

Important Notice: There is only *one* CFP for all 2019 conferences. During the submission process, please indicate which conference you like to present at in preference order – you may select more than one conference.

  • ATTENDEE DESIRED CONTENT

    Based on feedback received from 2017 and 2018 WE Local conferences, attendees have a variety of topics they like to hear about. View the complete list of Attendee Desired Content

  • CFP REQUIREMENTS & BEST PRACTICES

    Carefully review the "Process Requirements & Best Practices" document to (1) identify best practices for completing each section of the abstract process, (2) explain the questions that you will be expected to complete for each session submission, and (3) identify the points available within the review process. Download Today!

  • LEARNING OUTCOMES

    Learning outcomes are crucial to the selection of an accepted versus not-accepted submission. Learning outcomes should describe how learners will apply the information from your session to their jobs or planning their career. View examples of learning outcomes.

LOCATIONS

Where is Home Page?

WE Local conferences take place all around the world where SWE annual conferences are not held. SWE members and volunteers are encouraged to submit their city, state or town as a host city for the next WE Local conference.

  • HOST A WE LOCAL

    Review the WE Local Host City guidelines to see if your city can qualify to host a WE Local conference.

  • SUBMIT A HOST CITY

    Complete the WE Local Host City Nomination Application if you are interested in hosting a WE Local conference in your area.

  • QUESTIONS?

    If you have additional questions regarding the host city application process, contact WE Local at welocal@swe.org

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YOUR CITY

WE Local could be in an area near you! SWE members and volunteers are key to the success of all WE Local events, and are encouraged to be part of the production and planning of each conference. Fill out the WE Local Host Committee application and tell us why your city or town should be the next destination for WE Local!

Tulsa, Oklahoma

Baltimore

Save the date for WE Local Baltimore: February 8-9, 2019. The conference will be held at the Baltimore Convention Center. Check back in July for more details!  

Phoenix, Arizona

Tampa

It's a double header! WE Local Tampa is on February 15-16, 2019. The conference will be held at the Tampa Convention Center with a reserved hotel block including SWE rate at the Westin Tampa Bay. Check back in July for more details!  

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

St. Louis

Midwest, here we come! WE Local St. Louis will take place on March 1-2, 2019. The conference and hotel venue are in one location: Hilton at the Ballpark Downtown. Check back in July for more details!  

Portland, Oregon

Denver

Next stop, WE Local Denver. Join fellow SWEsters March 15-16, 2019 at the Renaissance Denver Stapleton. Check back in July for more details!  

Providence, Rhode Island

Bellevue

Last but not least, WE Local will be heading to Bellevue for the final conference of the season. WE Local Bellevue will be held April 5-6, 2019 at the Hilton Bellevue. Check back in July for more details!  

WE Local Pune India

Pune

The Society of Women Engineers is pleased to announce its third conference for women in India. Save the date for WE Local Pune, 21-23 March, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Pune for a three-day experience that will cover what women need to know to advance in their careers, land future job opportunities and reach their fullest potential as women engineers. Learn More!

WE Local Prague

Prague

The Society of Women Engineers is pleased to announce its first WE Local conference in the Czech Republic. Save the date for WE Local Prague, 16-18, May, 2018 for a three-day experience that will cover what women need to know to advance in their careers, land future job opportunities and reach their fullest potential as women engineers. Learn More!