Monday, September 10, 2018 from 8:15 AM to 5:00 PM EDT
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Embassy Suites Hotel 
300 Court Street
Charleston, WV 25301

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Anne Barth 

2018 Women & Technology Conference 


This year's Women & Technology Conference, to be held on September 10, will feature inspiring women speakers on the cutting edge of technology, value-added educational sessions, quality networking and the 2018 Spirit of Innovation Awards.  Technology touches all aspects of life, and the information shared at the conference will be relevant to all industry sectors and educational institutions.

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 inspiring 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 (plus tax) is available for conference attendees for the night of September 9. Please make your reservation prior to August 10, 2018 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 8:15 am and conclude at 5:00 pm.  To see the agenda, click here

LED Credits:  The 2018 Women & Technology Conference qualifies for six (6) Local Economic Development Credits.

Registration Fees and Payment

  • Early registration fee (through August 31):  $95
  • Regular registration fee (September 1-7): $110
  • Student registration fee: $65

An early registration fee of $95 is available to conference registrants through Friday, August 31.  After August 31, the registration fee is $110. Students can register at a special discounted rate of $65.  The registration fee includes breakfast, lunch and snacks. 

The registration fee can be paid via credit card, PayPal or check.

If you would like to pay with a check, please make it payable to TechConnect West Virginia and mail before September 5 to the address below.  Please include "Women & Technology Conference" in the subject line on the check.

TechConnect West Virginia
1740 Union Carbide Drive, Room 4203
South Charleston, WV 25303-2732

For additional information on the Conference or Sponsorship Opportunities, contact Anne Barth at anne@techconnectwv.org.  

Thanks to our sponsors for making this event possible!


Science Level:

 Marshall University


The High Technology Foundation

WV Higher Education Policy Commission, Division

of Science & Research

West Virginia University

Technology Level:

Altice USA

NASA WV Space Grant Consortium

WV Executive Magazine

WV Jobs Investment Trust

WVU Women's Business Center

Engineering Level:


WV Manufacturing Extension Partnership

Math Level:

Allegheny Science & Technology

BrickStreet Insurance

Chancellor's Office, WV Higher Education Policy Commission

University of Charleston

We look forward to seeing you on September 10 at the 2018 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. 

Click here for a snapshot of the 2017 Women & Technology Conference.