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 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.
Where is ?
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.
If you have additional questions regarding the host city application process, contact WE Local at email@example.com.