Over 75 women going to Winchester: UWE Conference 2016 almost fully booked

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Encouraging Women into Leadership Roles

The University Women of Europe and the British Federation of Women Graduates are pleased to welcome over 75 women to the historic city of Winchester for the next Annual General Meeting and two days Conference.  It means the conference facilities are almost fully booked. If you’d still like to participate be quick as places are limited.  Please know that payments are expected ultimately 31 of May! 

Our Conference theme will be Aspiration, Advancement, Achievement”  in order to encourage women into Leadership Roles.  Let’s find out what is the path to female leadership, why do we need raising aspiration through wider choices, experiences and more.We know women encounter challenges at work to utilize their strengths and obtain promotions to leadership roles, definitely scaled up actions are required to ensure economic empowerment of women, but let’s consider what our organization can do to improve and enhance the visibility of role models. As always, there will be time to exchange opinions and networking, the conference is open to all members of the University Women of Europe and their friends.


Conference Venue

Winchester Royal Hotel


Hampshire SO23 8BS

Rooms at the hotel are all full so if you’d still to come you’ll have to go to one of the other hotels.  


Useful travel information: UWE 2016 Travel Information   

Accommodations details and prices can be found here : UWE 2016 Accommodation V1.3

A choice of four historic tours on Monday, 27th June  and prices can be found here: Historic Tours Flyer V1.1

  • Participation Fee Full Conference Early bird (paid before 31st March 2016): £125;
  • Full Conference – Late Booking (1st April – 27th May): £150
  • Full Conference – Young Member (for delegates born after 1980 or still studying): £100
  • One day Conference Early Bird (by 31st March): £60;
  • One day Conference – Late Booking (1st April – 27th May): £70;
  • Dinner on Friday evening at Royal Hotel (optional): £17;
  • Gala Dinner on Saturday evening* (optional): £42.

Non-members are welcome: they pay 30 Euro’s more and are an independant member for a year. Giving a reduction on the fee for the Meet and Greet the next year (usually in May) .

The Conference fee includes hire of venue, tea/coffee on Friday arrival, tea/coffee and lunch on Sat and Sun, speakers’ administration costs and UWE travel fund.

Gala Dinner will be held in medieval Priors Hall in the Inner Close of the cathedral. It is on the first floor of the Deanery but a stair lift is available. The cost of £42 per head includes a welcoming glass of Hampshire sparkling wine or elderflower, a 3-course meal based on local produce. Our guest speaker is Professor Joy Carter, Vice – Chancellor of Winchester University. It is fully bookedThere is currently a waiting list.

We have a simple online registration form that enables you to register in minutes. Click here to register now.

PLEASE NOTE: All payment must be made by 31st May 2016 as the organisation needs to pay several reservations for the locations in advance. 

There will be no refunds for non-attendance. Please ensure that you have travel insurance to cover cancellation.

Please use the following method:

Bank to Bank Transfer Please use your name as a reference for your booking.

Account Name        BFWGUWE2016

Account Number    89172744

Sort code                 558126

IBAN                          GB49NWBK55812689172744

IBANBIC                    NWBKGB2L

Bank Address          Nat West Bank 105 High Street Winchester Hants UK

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