of Women Engineers and Scientists

5th - 7th October 2017 |
Hotel Pullman New Delhi Aerocity


Call for Papers

We are pleased to announce opening of the call for proposals for the 17th International Conference of Women Engineers & Scientists. 

The International Track Themes are as follows: 

Science and technology covering broadly the technological innovations and research which are being carried out globally and the outlook as anticipated in next 10 years’ time frame such as the planning, design and construction of smart cities to cover how advanced technology and innovations enhance the quality of life, safety, ease of transport and communications and cyber security for inhabitants. 

New ideas and solutions to contemporary problems related to the challenges of climate change, water and resource management, renewable energy, clean fuels, waste management, sustainable practices and social technology which help to achieve Sustainable Inclusive Growth. 
Make in India initiative by the Indian Government that will take up issues of concern for various corporations from across the world which are planning to enter the Indian market and set up production facilities for their products. 
Attracting, promoting and retaining women engineers and scientists will highlight outstanding HR practices, initiatives and programs to attract, develop, promote and retain women to Science and Engineering professions including work-life balance, gender sensitive policies, education and management of cultural differences, leadership development and entrepreneurship. 

The above topics are only indicative and the prospective contributors can also address other issues from their country or region, relevant for designing a vision for change that be 2025 can provide for a better future world wide. The conference intends to provide n opportunity to discuss innovative technologies in the 21st century across the engineering, science and technological professions and network with colleagues from business, academia and government. 

A concerted effort is being undertaken to obtain sponsorships and funding to provide travel grants for selected speakers. Please indicate in your submission whether a travel grant will be required to cover your travel expenses and the approximate US $ amount.

All submissions must be in English and must clearly specify following:

Title of Presentation
Intended Audience
Session Theme/Track
Learning Objectives
Abstract (500 words or less)
Presenting Author: name, title, employer, address, and e-mail
Short biography (50 words or less) including a very brief description of responsibilities and educational background. Note: If there are more than one speaker/author, information for each must be provided.
Travel Grant information: economy airfare, local travel, hotel accommodation, visa application and/or registration 

Session Formats
Lecture Presentations (45 minutes + 10 minutes Q&A)
Workshops (1 or 2 hours)
Panel Discussions (1 hour)
Lightning Talks (15 minutes + 5 minutes Q&A)

Audience (you may select multiple audiences)
Collegians and recent graduates
Graduate students
Experienced technical professionals
Seasoned technical leaders and managers
Academics and thought leaders
Executives from industry or government, Entrepreneurs

Please download and review the Speaker Overview Document prior to submission for more guidelines and suggestions. Click Link here to down load Speaker Overview

All submissions will be reviewed by the ICWES17 Committee and authors will be notified by May 30, 2017 as to whether their abstract has been selected or not.

For more information, or if you have difficulties completing your submission online, please
contact: seema.singh@wiseindia.org







Dr. Harsh Vardhan, is the incumbent Minister of Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change and Ministry of Earth Sciences of the Government of India. Formerly he had been the Minister of Law and Minister of Health in the Government of Delhi. He is the principal pioneer of the national campaign for a polio-free India. His Polio Eradication Plan was adopted by the Government of India and exercised throughout the nation. Former Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee described him as Swasthya Vardhan. He has been recipient of numerous awards such as International Award by the Director General of World Health Organisation, Polio Eradication Champion Award by Rotary Foundation, International Service Award by Lions Club, Paul Harris Fellowship of Rotary International, Indian Medical Association Special Appreciation Award (Twice).


Prof. (Dr.) Ashutosh Sharma is the Secretary, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India since January 2015. He was a professor (1997­), an Institute Chair Professor (2007­) and the Head (2003­05) of Chemical Engineering, and the founding Coordinator of Nanosciences Center and Advanced Imaging Center at the Indian Institute of Technology at Kanpur. Prof. Sharma’s research contributions are highly interdisciplinary, spanning a wide range in nanotechnology; thin polymer films; nanocomposites and devices in energy, health and environment; functional interfaces; micro/nano­mechanics of soft matter; nano­patterning and nanofabrication; colloid and interfacial engineering; biomaterials & biosurfaces; wetting and adhesion. He has published over 300 peer reviewed papers, filed over 15 patents, given over 100 invited orkey note  conference  presentations  and  mentored  a  nanotechnology  startup.



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