2018 CCWESTT Conference

Flexible and Diverse Program Content
From Academic Researchers to Emerging Leaders to Next Generation Change Agents

A three-day national event that will bring together subject experts, employers, governments, and women in Science, Engineering, Trades, and Technology (SETT) at all phases of their career lifecycle to share their knowledge and experience around diversity and inclusion.

A flexible theme of “Learn. Grow. Act.” for sharing current and emerging research and best practices, offering powerful professional development, and gaining practical solutions to the challenges you face regarding attraction, promotion, and retention of women in SETT.

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The Canadian Coalition of Women in Engineering, Science, Trades, and Technology (CCWESTT) is a premier national, nonprofit organization of groups, institutions and industries with a mission to expand the attraction, retention, and promotion of women.

Now in its 37th year, the conference is held biennially and is organized by a host committee, separate from the board.

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Who Attends?

National and international representatives from corporations, government, NGOs, universities, industry/trade associations, etc. who are addressing issues of diversity and inclusion.

Attendance has ranged from 400 attendees in Calgary 2006 to 150 attendees in Ottawa 2016.

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Youth Essay Contest

Open to students in grades 10 to 12

Write a winning essay on what attending the CCWESTT2018 conference would mean to you. You could attend a full day at the conference on June 2, 2018, during which you will meet women from science, engineering, trades, and technology at all phases of their careers. This is your chance to ask questions, enjoy thoughtful presentations and gain new insights from undergraduate students and women with years of experience in their fields.

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Registration for the CCWESTT2018 Conference is officially open. Reserve your spot in what is shaping up to be three fantastic days in May and June!


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