2016 Sensors Expo & Conference Announces Women in Sensor Engineering Breakfast

NEWTON, MA--(Marketwired - Jun 1, 2016) - Sensors Expo & Conference (#Sensors16), the nation's leading event focused exclusively on sensors and sensor-integrated systems, will celebrate women engineers involved in sensor research, design, development, and marketing at the 1st Annual Women in Sensor Engineering (WISE) Breakfast on Thursday, June 23rd at the McEnery Convention Center. The breakfast will feature compelling presentations from visionary speakers ranging from engineering graduate students to Deans of prominent Engineering schools, to engineers in the field who are leading cutting-edge and transformative sensor projects. To learn more about this event, please visit sensorsexpo.com/wise-breakfast.

The inaugural event is open to all attendees of sensors and attendance is encouraged by young engineering professionals interested in job opportunities, to seasoned professionals seeking new opportunities to network and grow. Featured speakers include:

  • Keynote: Margi Harting, Director, PST Sensors
  • Panelists:
    • Jessica Gomez, Founder & CEO, Rogue Valley Microdevices, Inc.
    • Petrina Zaraszczak, Director, Industrial Vertical Market - Sensor Solutions, TE Connectivity
    • Mary Ann Maher, CEO & Founder, SoftMEMS
    • Susana Cardoso de Freitas, Ph.D, Senior Researcher, INESC Microsystems & Nanotechnologies

"Our goal is to raise awareness of all the important contributions female engineers make to the sensors community, and we are grateful to our dynamic and talented speakers for sharing their experiences at our first annual WISE event," said Charlene Soucy, Marketing Director, Sensors Expo & Conference. "This unique gathering will offer all women in the sensors community an opportunity to exchange new ideas, share best practices and develop new relationships to enrich their Sensors Expo & Conference experience and help further innovation in this industry."

"Although the number of female engineers today has greatly improved over the past several decades, there is still room to grow this important community," said Roger Grace of Roger Grace Associates. "The 1st annual WISE breakfast is a great opportunity to do so and I'm proud to be working with Sensors Expo to make this happen and encourage the next generation of female professionals in the sensors industry."

To RSVP for the Breakfast, click here. All Sensors Expo attendees are welcome to attend the WISE Breakfast, and badges must be presented for admission. Stay updated on the latest show developments by following us on social media channels Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram

About Sensors Expo & Conference
Sensors Expo & Conference is widely known as one of the world's largest and most important gatherings of engineers and scientists involved in the development and deployment of sensor systems. For more information, visit www.sensorsexpo.com. Sensors Expo & Conference is produced and managed by Questex LLC, a global, diversified business-to-business integrated media and information provider, headquartered in Newton, MA. For more information, visit www.questex.com.

Contact Information:

For further information, contact:
Charlene Soucy
Marketing Director

Sarah Murray
Attune Communications