The International Conference of Women Engineers and Scientists is our international flagship event and has been held since 1964.

ICWES18 @ Warwick University, September 2020

Due to COViD-19, the Local Organising Committee, in consultation with the International Network of Women Engineers and Scientists (INWES), has decided to postpone ICWES18 until 2021. The new date will be announced by 30 June 2020.

ICWES18 will be held in the UK in 2021, and will be hosted by INWES members Warwick University. The theme of this ICWES is Global Humanitarian Challenges. Go to the dedicated Warwick University ICWES18 website for all details and to register interest. REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN.

Resources for distribution

ICWES18 News and Posts

Leaflet and poster – posted 8 September 2019

Call for abstracts – posted 19 August 2019

Past ICWES events

In 2017, the 17th edition (ICWES17) was held on 5-7 October 2017 in New Delhi, India and hosted by WISE-India. Nearly 300 participants from a wide spectrum audience took part. Attendees included planners and policy-makers, gender issue experts, industry partners, researchers, students and supporters coming from 18 countries, covering four continents of the world. During ICWES, participants can enjoy lively seminars, workshops and panel discussions.

ICWES 1 (1964) New York, U.S.A.
ICWES 2 (1967) Cambridge, U.K.
ICWES 3 (1971) Turin, Italy
ICWES 4 (1975) Cracow, Poland
ICWES 5 (1978) Rouen, France
ICWES 6 (1981) Bombay, India
ICWES 7 (1984) Washington DC, U.S.A.
ICWES 8 (1988) Abidjan, Ivory Coast
ICWES 9 (1991) Warwick, U.K.
ICWES 10 (1996) Budapest, Hungary
ICWES 11 (1999) Chiba, Japan
ICWES 12 (2002) Ottawa, Canada
ICWES 13 (2005) Seoul, Korea
ICWES 14 (2008) Lille, France
ICWES 15 (2011) Adelaide, Australia
ICWES 16 (2014) L.A., U.S.A.
ICWES 17 (2017) New Delhi, India
ICWES 18 (2020) Coventry, UK