2014 Inspiring Women in STEM Conference

  • 10/22/2014
  • 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • DuPont Country Club 1001 Rockland Rd Wilmington, DE 19803
Inspiring Women

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The 2014 Inspiring Women in STEM Conference will be held on October 22nd at the DuPont Country Club in Wilmington, Delaware. From extraordinary featured speakers to professional development workshops to high quality networking, the Inspiring Women in STEM Conference offers an excellent learning opportunity for women at all stages of their careers.

Join us to be inspired by successful women leaders who will share their wisdom and professional journeys. Learn new skills from experts to advance your career in the laboratory, classroom and boardroom. Engage with your peers in science and technology-based organizations across the region. Connect with STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education programs to encourage and mentor the next generation.


FEATURED SPEAKERS


Carol Ammon

Bio

Carol Ammon
Founder & retired CEO
and Chairman

Endo Pharmaceuticals

Amy Ericson

Bio

Amy Ericson
U.S. President
Alstom

Darlene Solomon

Bio

Darlene Solomon, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President & CTO
Agilent Technologies


Who should attend?

The Delaware BioScience Association, the Delaware Sustainable Chemistry Alliance and the Technology Forum of Delaware present the Inspiring Women in STEM Conferences and Forums to encourage and support women involved in all aspects of science and technology in their professional lives, including industrial and government scientists and engineers, academic researchers, STEM educators, college students, and entrepreneurs.


What to expect?

The 2014 Inspiring Women in STEM Conference will feature presentations, workshops, panel discussions and audience exercises on a variety of issues facing women in the workplace, including dealing with change, communicating to be heard, career planning, strategic networking, and improving effectiveness. An Exhibitor Showcase will highlight local non-profit organizations in which participants can explore opportunities to serve as volunteers and mentors to inspire the next generation.

Networking In 2013, the inaugural Inspiring Women in STEM Conference hosted more than 250 attendees from over 70 of the region’s pharmaceutical, chemistry, medical device, biotechnology and IT companies, and universities and research institutions.


Visit the Inspiring Women in STEM Conference website for the full agenda and session descriptions: www.delawarebio.org/IWSTEM-Conference-2014

Cost:

$345 for Industry (Member of Delaware Bio, DESCA or Tech Forum)

$545 for Industry (Non-Member)

$245 for Academic/Government/Non-profit (Member of Delaware Bio, DESCA or Tech Forum)

$395 Academic/Government/Non-profit
(Non-Member)

When:

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.


Where:

DuPont Country Club
1001 Rockland Rd
Wilmington, DE 19803


Deadline to Register: Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Register Now!

In order to encourage diversity in the audience members, organizations are limited to 10 registrations each.


If you have any questions about the event or sponsorship opportunities please contact Britta Benson, brittana.benson@delawarebio.org , 302-294-2208


Organizers:

Delaware Bio DESCA Tech Forum



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