Monday, June 26, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 1:30 PM EDT
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Embassy Suites Hotel 
300 Court Street
Charleston, WV 25301

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Anne Barth 

Special Discount for Mountain Stage Tickets on June 25 for Conference Attendees!

Charleston's FestivALL event will feature West Virginia Public Broadcasting's Mountain Stage with the Marcus King Band, Tristen and more at the Culture Center Theater on Sunday, June 25. Conference attendees who are interested in attending will receive a $4 discount by using the promo code "TechConnectWV."  Click here to purchase tickets to Mountain Stage.


June 26, 2017 Women & Technology Conference 

This year's Women & Technology Conference--the fourth in a series--will feature inspiring women speakers on the cutting edge of technology, value-added educational sessions and quality networking.  Technology touches all aspects of life, and the information shared at the conference will be relevant to all industries and educational institutions.

TechConnect is pleased to partner with the Charleston Area Alliance by combining the conference luncheon with the Alliance's Elevations Professional Women’s Network Luncheon.  Charleston native Dr. Anne Fischer will deliver keynote remarks about her groundbreaking research at the Defense Advanced Projects Agency (DARPA).

Who should attend?  Women working in technology fields as well as those interested in pursuing, or migrating to, a technology-focused career.  In addition, anyone interested in exploring ways to bridge the tech gender gap and inspire future generations of girls to pursue STEM fields are encouraged to attend.

The conference will be held at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Charleston, WV. A special discounted room rate of $129 is available for conference attendees for the night of June 25. Please make your reservation prior to May 27, 2017, in order to receive the discounted rate. To reserve a room online, click here.  To make your reservation by phone, call (304) 347-8700 and reference conference code "TCW."   

The conference will begin at 8:30 am and conclude following the luncheon.  A complete agenda will be posted soon.

For additional information, contact Anne Barth at anne@techconnectwv.org.  

We look forward to seeing you on June 26 at the 2017 Women & Technology Conference!

The Women & Technology Conference, an initiative of TechConnectWV, addresses the under-representation of women in fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).  The conference aims to encourage women involved in technology education and research, private enterprises, the public sector, investing, and entrepreneurship.