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Connecting You Locally To Barcelona, Spain

25-26 May 2023

Welcome to Barcelona – a cosmopolitan city that offers culture, cuisine, history, and industry! Join hundreds of participants at the WE Local Barcelona conference to network and learn through professional development sessions, inspirational speakers, networking opportunities, and more. 

Thank You to Our Partners!

About WE Local

WE Local conferences are organized by the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) to bring together participants in all stages of their collegiate and professional journey. The conferences create space for engineers and partners to connect through professional development sessions, inspirational speakers, networking opportunities, and more. Questions? Contact



Partners gain visibility, increased brand awareness, valuable professional connections and more.

Students Can Attend for Free

University students are encouraged to apply for the Registration Grant to waive the cost to attend the conference. This program is made possible by the generous support of SWE’s European Corporate Council. The deadline to apply is 31 March

Poster Competition Open

The Poster Competition provides undergraduate and postgraduate students the opportunity to present their research and projects to a broad audience. The deadline to apply is 12 February. Learn more.

Meet the Advisory Board

The conference is led by a team of talented and dedicated SWE members from across the continent. Meet the WE Local Europe Advisory Board.

“There are not that many women in engineering so it’s really important for me to be here just to encourage that going forward.”

Samantha McQueen, Attendee, WE Local Prague

Fresh Ideas

With dozens of sessions across four different tracks, there will be no shortage of breakthrough ideas shared in Barcelona. From leadership development and career transitions, to sustainability issues – there is something for everyone!


It can be difficult to meet people outside of your organisation or technical discipline. WE Local brings people together from diverse educational backgrounds, experience levels, and geographies so you can expand the richness of your network.



The past few years have brought a lot of challenges – personally and professionally – to people’s lives. WE Local’s lineup of keynote speakers and top-notch sessions will spark inspiration and energise you to invest in yourself and your future.

Career Advancement

Whether you’re looking to enter the workforce, transition roles, or level up for your next promotion, WE Local is here to help. Access top engineering and technology organisations in Europe at our networking exhibition, while growing your skillset during educational sessions.

Want to share your CV with WE Local Barcelona partners?