Women in Science Engineering and Technology International Conference – WiSET 2018

Women in Science Engineering and Technology International Conference - WiSET 2018
 

17 – 19 July 2018, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 

Global Outlook of Women in Science, Engineering and Technology

 
Statistics in recent years have shown that there is indeed an increase in the number of female students enrolled in Science, Engineering and Technology courses at the universities. Nevertheless, the number of Women Scientists, Engineers and Technologists at the top management decision-making level at government sector and private companies is still significantly low. This phenomenon occurs in almost all countries worldwide including Malaysia.
 
Women in Science Engineering and Technology International Conference - WiSET 2018
 
The 1st WiSET was been successfully organized in year 2012, with the aim to identifying the challenges faced by women in science, engineering and technology (SET) ; has address the issues relating to Women in SET and sharing perspectives in devising strategies to address the imbalance of women participation in SET as to create opportunities upon which to build the future.

For WiSET 2018, the objectives are:

  • To engage, inspire and build next generation women in Science, Engineering and Technology,
  • To empower women in Science, Engineering and Technology through entrepreneurship,
  • To energize future leaders and build excitement in STEM fields,
  • To promote globalization and integration amongst women in Science, Engineering and Technology

The Conference theme is Global Outlook of Women in Science, Engineering and Technology. The sub themes include:

  • Sustainable Technology and Innovation
  • Globalisation and Industrial Development
  • Women and Sustainable Community
  • Women Empowerment

The anticipated participants of this conference would be Professionals with the career as Scientists, Engineers and Technologists. At this conference, inspiring experiences and the secret to success among Women Scientists, Engineers and Technologists will be shared. It would indeed be a platform where all Professional Women would look forward.

Valerie Agberagba, Chair of the Committee on Women in Engineering (WIE), will be a keynote speaker at the event.

 

For more information:

  WiSET 2018 Website

  WiSET 2018 brochure

  WiSET 2018 Facebook page

 

Venue:

Kuala Lumpur Convention Center


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