Women in IES Events

Upcoming Women-in-IES Events

The Women-in-IES committee is working on several events to be held in 2023 with more details to come. Stay tuned.

      ·         Women-in-IES Luncheon @ ISIE 2024, Ulsan, Korea

The 33rd International Symposium on Industrial Electronics   

Website: https://ieee-isie-2024.org/women-in-isie-1 

Time: June 19th, 2024

Speakers: Ms. Miwa Ueki, Fujitsu, Japan

Dr. Amy Kyungwon Han, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea


·         Women-in-IES Luncheon @ IECON 2024, Chicago, USA

The 50th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society  

Website: https://www.iecon-2024.org/women-in-ies

Time: Nov. 5th, 2024

Speakers: Dr. Bozenna Pasik-Duncan, University of Kansas, USA

Dr. Kamal AI-Haddad, École de Technologie Supérieure Montreal, Canada

Ms. Kathy Hayashi, Qualcomm, Director, IEEE Region 6, USA


·         Extraordinary Women-in-IES Webinar Series – Webinar 1

Time: April 5, 2024

Title: Can we do away completely with oil for road transport in the next few years?

Speakers: Dr. Bhuvaneswari Gurumoorthy, Mahindra University, Hyderabad, India 

Link: https://iten.ieee-ies.org/upcoming-online-webinar/2024/can-we-do-away-completely-with-oil-for-road-transport-in-the-next-few-years/ 


·         Extraordinary Women-in-IES Webinar Series – Webinar 2

Time: June, 2024

Title: Intelligent social robots living among us and providing care as we age 

Speakers: Dr. Goldie Nejat, University of Toronto, Canada 

Link: TBD


·         Extraordinary Women-in-IES Webinar Series – Webinar 3

Time:  September, 2024

Speaker: TBD


·         Extraordinary Women-in-IES Webinar Series – Webinar 4

Time: November, 2024

Speaker: TBD


·         Women-in-IES Session @ ONCON 2024

The 3rd IEEE Industrial Electronics Society Annual Online Conference

Time:  December 2024


Recent Women-in-IES Events

Women-in-IES Session @ ONCON 2023
The 2nd IEEE Industrial Electronics Society Annual Online Conference
Time: December 8th, 2023

Website: https://iesoncon2023.com/wie-lecture/


Extraordinary Women-in-IES Webinar Series – Webinar 3
Time: 9am, EST, November 17th, 2023

Speakers: Dr. Maryam SAEEDIFARD, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Title: Multi-Terminal High-Voltage DC Grids: Challenges and Opportunities


Women-in-IES Luncheon @ IECON 2023, Singapore
The 49th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society – One of the IES flagship conferences
Time: October 17th, 2023
Venue: Orchid Junior Ballroom, Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Singapore


  • Dr. Yoke Sin CHONG, iGlobe Partner, Singapore; 
  • Prof. Soh Khim ONG, National University of Singapore, Singapore;
  • Prof. Jing ZHOU, University of Agder, Norway


Extraordinary Women-in-IES Webinar Series – Webinar 2
Time: 10 am EDT, September 19th, 2023

Speakers: Dr. Mihoko NIITSUMA, Dept. of Precision Mechanics, Chuo University, Japan

IES YouTube Channel Video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=084-JSf0Amg 


Extraordinary Women-in-IES Webinar Series – Webinar 1 at the week of International Women in Engineering Day on June 23
Jointly Organized by the IES Webinar Series 
Time: 10 am EDT, June 21, 2023 
Speaker: Dr. Lacra PAVEL, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada
Title: On Nash's Game Theory over Networks


Women-in-IES Committee first online forum on May 5, 2023
Topic: Who are WiE and how can WiE support your career goals/plans through our shared experiences

IES YouTube Channel Videos: Part 1 VideoPart 2 Video.


Past Women-in-IES Events

There were regular Women-in-Engineering Forums and Technical Workshops in the past years. Here is a list of events which have been very successful in engaging women in IES society to network with each other, promote the visibility of women researchers and leaders, and inspire young women.
  • IECON 2017 in Beijing, 2017
  • IECON 2018 in Washington, 2018
  • ICIT 2019 in Melbourne, 2019
  • ISIE19 in Vancouver, 2019
  • INDIN 2019 in Helsinki, 2019
  • ETFA 2019 in Zaragoza, 2019
  • IECON 2019, Lisbon, 2019
  • ICIT 2020, Buenos Aires, 2020
  • IESES 2020, Cagliari, 2020
  • IECON 2020, Singapore, 2020 (virtual mode)
  • ICIT 2021, ISIE 2021, ETFA 2021, IECON 2021 (virtual mode) 
  • ICIT 2022, INDIN2022 (virtual mode)
  • ISIE 2022, Anchorage, USA
  • ETFA 2022, Stuttgart, Germany
  • IECON 2022, Brussels, Belgium
  • ONCON 22 (virtual mode)