WiSET2018 Kuala Lumpur

The 2nd International Conference of Women in Science, Engineering and Technology

Date  : 17 July 2018 - 19 July 2018
Venue: KL Convention Centre Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


INTRODUCTION

Statistics in recent years have shown that there is indeed an increase in the number of female students enrolled in Science, Engineering and Technology courses at the universities. Nevertheless, the number of Women Scientists, Engineers and Technologists at the top management decision-making level at government sector and private companies is still significantly low. This phenomenon occurs in almost all countries worldwide including Malaysia.

The 1st  WiSET was been successfully organized in year 2012, with the aim to identifying the challenges faced by women in science, engineering and technology (SET) ; has address the issues relating to Women in SET and sharing perspectives in devising strategies to address the imbalance of women participation in SET as to create opportunities upon which to build the future.

For WiSET2018, the objectives are:

To engage, inspire and build next generation women in Science, Engineering and Technology;
To empower women in Science, Engineering and Technology through entrepreneurship
To energize future leaders and build excitement in STEM fields
To promote globalization and integration amongst women in Science, Engineering and Technology

The anticipated participants of this conference would be Women with the career as Scientists, Engineers and Technologists. At this conference, inspiring experiences and the secret to success among Women Scientists, Engineers and Technologists will be shared. It would indeed be a platform where all Professional Women would look forward.  

CONFERENCE THEME 

The Conference theme is GLOBAL OUTLOOK OF WOMEN IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY. The Sub Themes include:
  • Sustainable Technology and Innovation
  • Globalisation and Industrial Development
  • Women and Sustainable Community
  • Women Empowerment

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION

Abstracts shall be of 150 – 250 words in MS Word format
Typeface: Times New Roman
Line spacing: 1
Type Size: 10 points justified
Style: Align left

The abstract should include the title of the paper, keywords, name(s) of the author(s) and organisation(s). Submission of abstract is to be accompanied by CV and photo of author.

Abstracts to be submitted by e-mail to: wiset2018@gmail.com.


Conference proceedings will be published with ISBN number and may be sent for indexing in IFI or SCOPUS.


IMPORTANT DATES

Deadline for Abstract Submission       :  15 NOV 2017           End of Early Bird Registration :  31 MAR 2018 
Notification of Abstract Acceptance    :  15 DEC 2017                                                  
Deadline for Full Paper Submission     :  08 FEB 2018
Notification of Full Paper Acceptance  :  15 APR 2018
Camera Ready Paper                        :  17 MAY 2018


More details: Brochure


 

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