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Sep. 15, 2015 9:09 am

Women in Engineering Summit coming to Philadelphia Nov. 6-8

The conference features local speakers like investor Ellen Weber, wearable-tech hacker Leslie Birch and TechGirlz outreach coordinator Sarah Johnson.

A Women in Engineering event in Lebanon.

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The first annual East Coast Women in Engineering Summit will be in Philadelphia Nov. 6-8.

Organized by the Women in Engineering arm of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) (pronounced “I-triple-E”), the summit will be a mix of workshops, academic talks and presentations. Local speakers include wearable tech hacker Leslie Birch, Girl Develop It teacher and TechGirlz outreach manager Sarah Johnson, investor Ellen Weber and Swarthmore College engineering professor Lynn A. Molter.

The conference will be at the Sheraton University City.

Register (starts at $145)

Organizers expect around 200 attendees from across the East Coast, with roughly three-quarters of the attendees being female. They expect about 70 percent mid-career engineers and 30 percent academics and students.

Here’s conference publicity chair Ben Wolfgram, who runs Venturef0rth-based We Automation, on why Women in Engineering chose Philadelphia for its first East Coast summit:

Philadelphia was the natural choice for our launch on the East Coast due to the large academic community, strong IEEE representation, and central location for Philly / NYC / DC attendees. We have registered attendees from as far north as Boston, MA and as far south as Richmond, VA.

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