Women in Engineering Conference - Monday 30th July 2018 to Wednesday 1st August 2018
Girls aged 15-17 from
schools across the UK are
invited to apply for a fully
funded place at this
conference hosted by the
University of Aberdeen.
The conference, which is being run in partnership with St
Margaret’s School for Girls and is generously sponsored
by Chevron, will provide a wonderful opportunity to
explore engineering both in a university setting and in the
Staying in halls of residence supervised by experienced
teachers, successful applicants will benefit from a travel
bursary and a highly interactive programme rich with
hands-on activities and face-to-face contact with female
A visit to the Integrated Operations Centre at Chevron’s
headquarters in Aberdeen will also allow participants to
interact with engineers working on and offshore.
The detailed programme of events is to be confirmed but a
draft of the general outline of the conference is as follows:
MONDAY 30TH JULY
AM Participants arrive and register between 9am and
11am at the University of Aberdeen accommodation
PM Ice breaker, engineering team challenge and choice of
sport activities at Aberdeen Sports Village.
TUESDAY 31ST JULY
AM Chevron site visit including welcome breakfast with
Chevron Upstream Europe Managing Director Greta
Lydecker, speed mentoring with female engineers and
visits to integrated operations centre and emergency
PM Engineering team challenge with academics from
University of Aberdeen, keynote speech and formal dinner.
WEDNESDAY 1ST AUGUST
AM Engineering career talks from female engineers,
postgraduate and undergraduate students and academics.
Team presentations. Depart at 12pm.
To register for the event submit your details at https://www.abdn.ac.uk/engineering/events/12427 by Friday 16th February 2018.