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IEEE WIE UKI Ambassadors Programme | Seventh Event of ‘Early Career Talks’ Series – Call for Participation

IEEE WIE UKI’s 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.

IEEE WIE UK and Ireland through the Ambassador Scheme are calling women in engineering to participate in a technical, inspirational and empowering session known as “Early Career Talks“.

The previous events have been very successful and have attracted attention from both academia and industry. They bring together the novel (state-of-the-art) research areas in Engineering, establishing networking/collaboration links, exploring new research opportunities for developing interactions between Academia, Industry and Government fostering economic and social development.

Criteria for who should apply and how to apply

This programme supports engineers from academia or industry who have been in an industry/postgraduate position for less than 10 years. This session welcomes speakers/presenters from any part of the world who are:

  • PhD students close to graduation and have published papers in respectful conferences/journals
  • Engineers who have participated in innovative projects.

When applying, send your photo saved as an image and include the following information in a single document:

  1. Area of career (academia/industry)
  2. Research interests or field of work (eg Robotic Systems or Harvesting Systems)
  3. Talk title and what the talk will be about (100-word)
  4. Speaker bio (including links and web pages)
  5. Email and mobile number to contact in emergency

Workshop details

The call for the seventh ‘Early Career Talks’ event closes on September 27th, 2022 at 11:59pm .

The Session will be held and delivered virtually on Saturday October 22nd, 2022 at 12pm.

If you would like to participate in this exciting workshop, please email the documents required to Dr Nagham Saeed (IEEE WIE UKI Ambassadors Network lead) at The recommended email title is: “Opportunity to participate in Early Career Talks”.

We look forward to receiving your submission.

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