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WISE National Conference 2018

WISE UofT Chapter

Saturday, 3 February 2018 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, 4 February 2018 at 5:00 PM (EST)

WISE National Conference 2018

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Early Bird - Student / Delegate   more info 24 Oct 2017 $85.00 $5.71
Regular - Student / Delegate   more info 4 Feb 2018 $100.00 $6.60
Industry Guest Not Started $100.00 $6.60
At conference Not Started $100.00 $6.60

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Women and Science and Engineering is proud to present to you our prestigious 6th Annual National Conference! The WISE National Conference serves as a catalyst to inspire and empower individuals to pursue their passions, broaden their horizons, and form meaningful connections. 

The conference brings together delegates from all across Canada to share ideas and become inspired over the course of a two-day event dedicated to professional and personal growth.
You will have the opportunity to hear from inspirational leaders from a wide range of STEM fields, expand your skill set in technical and professional development workshops, and challenge yourself in our competitions. The National Conference will provide you with motivation and empowerment to expand your potential and transcend boundaries.

Watch the WISENC18 promotional video for a sneak peak into what we have in store for you! Join us on February 3rd and 4th! 

#WISENC18 #TranscendBoundaries

• Keynote speakers
• Fireside Chats
• Workshops
• Panels
• Career Fair
• Competitions
• Plenty of networking opportunities with industry professionals and academia!

Subsidy Information

We are thrilled to announce that the following schools have agreed to either partial or full reimbursements, if you are a student from a university not listed below please contact for additional information, we might be finalizing a potential subsidy for you. 

Subsidies can only be applied to regular tickets.

Ryerson University

Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science and Faculty of Science 

Ryerson students are eligible for a 70% subsidy.

Contact: Nika Zolfaghari, for details.

University of Toronto St. George 

Department of Engineering 

University of Toronto Faculty of Engineering is offering engineering students an 80% subsidy of their conference ticket to the WISE National Conference. Subsidies are offered on a first come first serve basis to undergraduate and graduate UofT Engineering students. Only regularly priced tickets are eligible for reimbursement.

Process of reimbursement 
- Students must provide verification of enrollment by Febryary 2nd 2018 emailed to with subject line - UofT St. George Subsidy

Example - snapshot from ACORN showing your name, discipline and enrollment in the 2017 - 2018 school year 

- Students who have already bought regular tickets are eligible for the subsidy as long as they can provide verification of their enrollment

- WISE UofT will reimburse students after they attend the conference

University of Toronto Mississauga

Department of Chemical and Physical Sciences 

5 delegates will receive 100% subsidy for registration fees.

Apply by submitting your CV and a cover letter as a single pdf file to the Awards Committee at by Wednesday, December 13th, 2017.



Consulting Case Competition X  Citibank      Accenture      

Interested in working with a team to create a solution for a real industry problem? Sign up here to work with a team of four people over the conference weekend to turn a client problem to a conceptual solution. Showcase your creativity and ingenuity to a panel of judges from Citi and Accenture. The details of the case will be revealed on the first day of the conference, February 3rd, 2018. Prize information will be released closer to the National Conference date.

Three Minute Thesis (3MT) 

Can you turn your 70-page thesis into a 3-minute pitch? 3 minutes, 1 slide. The competition builds students’ capacity to effectively explain their research in three minutes audience using only a single slide. Interested in research? Want to present? Undergrad and Graduate students can take part in the 3 Minute Thesis Competition at the WISE National Conference 2018. We have limited spots for the 3MT so sign up as soon as possible and send in your slide to become a participant. Present to a panel of judges from Schneider Electic and Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). Prize information will be released closer to the National Conference date.

Sign up now! 



NEW - Public Policy Debate X Deloitte

Work in a team to debate hot topics in the field of technology and science. How can you build an argument supporting your viewpoint on a controversial matter? Challenge your communication skills and show your passion and knowledge before a panel of judges from Deloitte. Debate topics and prize information will be released closer to the National Conference date.

 Career Fair 

We are also sharing your resume with our sponsors! Send your resume to with the subject line: "WISENC18-Resume" by Friday, February 2nd, 2018 if you want us to share your resume with our sponsors.


Have questions about WISE National Conference 2018? Contact WISE UofT Chapter

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Toronto, ON

Saturday, 3 February 2018 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, 4 February 2018 at 5:00 PM (EST)

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WISE UofT Chapter

The University of Toronto’s Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) looks to promote the education of women in the fields of science and engineering. To develop women’s leadership skills, confidence, and involvement in research and technology, WISE focuses on building a supportive community of men and women through a number of initiatives.
• Our Community Outreach Initiative allows us to expand our club outreach into the community at large, through the organization of volunteer based events.
• Our Professional Development Initiative hosts technical workshops, and major networking events during the year with top companies in Entrepreneurship, Sales, Software and IT, Engineering, Medical Affairs, Technology Consulting, Science Consulting, and Pharmaceuticals.
• To encourage high school students to pursue science and engineering at the university level, our High School Outreach Initiative visits high schools across the GTA to educate girls about exciting opportunities they have in post-secondary school.
• To create a network for women across Canada, WISE hosts an Annual National Conference where delegates hear from high-level speakers, participate in diverse workshops, and have the chance to compete in world class competition
• Our WISE Blog creates a forum for sharing experience and an opportunity to connect with other like-minded individuals.

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