ITWales International Women's Day Dinner 2019 - Celebrating Women in Welsh ITPublished on 04 February 2019
The annual ITWales International Women's Day Celebration provides an insight into the diverse range of business and career opportunities for women in the 21st Century and offers a platform for sharing experiences, knowledge and best practice for women, particularly those working within science and technology.
This year's theme is "Supporting Early Career Development” and is sponsored by Technocamps at Swansea University. The event will showcase educational and business challenges both regionally and nationally; focusing on achievements across Wales with talks from a diverse group of keynote speakers.
International Women's Day (8th March) is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. Annually thousands of events are held throughout the world to inspire women and celebrate achievements. A global web of rich and diverse local activity connects women from all around the world including political rallies, business conferences, government activities and networking events.
5:00-6:00pm Registration, Drinks Reception and Networking
6:00-6:10pm Welcome from Kev Johns, Swansea Sound
6:10-6:20pm Opening Remarks, Julie James AM
6:20-6:25pm Technocamps Update, Julie Walters, Project Manager
6:25-6:45pm Andrea Meyrick, Techniquest
6:45-8:15pm Gala Dinner
8:15-8:35pm Professor Wendy Dearing, NHS Wales Informatics Service
8:35-9:00pm Panel Discussions
9:00pm Closing Remarks
Proceedings will draw to a close at 9pm, although guests are welcome to enjoy drinks and networking until 10pm.
To register for this event simply click here.
We hope you are able to join us for an evening that promises to entertain, motivate and inspire.
Technocamps was extremely proud to lead on an innovative new programme designed to encourage young women towards STEM careers.
Last week was the end of our three week Summer School Programme with the students from Ysgol Bae Baglan who have participated in a 5-week IRONMAN Programme created by Yellowsands Foundation.