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IEEE Women In Engineering International Leadership Summit (IEEE WIE ILS 2018)
November 26, 2018 @ 8:00 am - November 27, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
Dear IEEE Members,
IEEE WIE International Leadership Summit 2018 will be held on 26-27 of November at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre.
IEEE WIE International Leadership Summits were launched as a part of IEEE WIE’s portfolio of global initiatives that focus on Inspiration, Leadership, Empowerment and Entrepreneurship mid to senior women in technology. Summit provide opportunities for networking, mentorship, and collaboration.
Our goal is to facilitate the recruitment and retention of women in technical disciplines globally. We envision a vibrant community of IEEE women and men collectively using their diverse talents to innovate for the benefit of humanity.
More information about the summit can be found on our website at: http://sites.ieee.org/wieils-aus-2018/
For registration, please use the registration link: http://sites.ieee.org/wieils-aus-2018/summit-registration/
Day 1, 26 November 2018
9:00-9:25 Welcome and introducing Trish White
9:30-10:30 Plenary Speaker: The Hon. Trish White (National President and Board Chair Engineers Australia)
10:30-11:00 Morning tea
11:00-12:30 WS1 and WS2
13:30-15:00 WS1 and WS2
15:00-15:30 Afternoon tea
15:30-17:00 Panel discussion 1
Workshop 1: CV for success in executive roles and higher management
Workshop 2: Transforming the culture of engineering: the role of male engineers in supporting gender diversity
Panel Discussion 1: Diversity on the work floor
17:00-19:00 Networking (drinks + snacks)
Day 2, 27 November 2018
9:00-10:00 Plenary Speaker: Prof Margaret Sheil AO (Vice-Chancellor of the Queensland University of Technology)
10:00-10:30 Morning tea
10:30-12:00 WS3 and WS4 (Two rooms)
13:00-14:30 WS3 and WS4 (Two rooms)
14:30-15:00 Afternoon tea
15:00-16:30 Panel discussion 2
Workshop 3: The Power of Social Media – How to Enhance Your Online Profile.
Workshop 4: Personal Development Needs for Female Engineers as Leaders
Panel Discussion 2: Gender equity in general (with subthemes like: encourage women in engineers, comeback to workforce after maternity leave, etc..)
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre