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CoNECD: Collaborative Network for Engineering and Computing Diversity Conference

The only conference dedicated to all the diverse groups that comprise our engineering and computing workforce.

WEPAN is pleased to announce that the 2020 WEPAN Annual Conference will take place as a part of the Collaborative Network for Engineering and Computing Diversity (CoNECD - pronounced “Connected”) Conference, taking place April 19th - 22nd at the Marriott Crystal City Gateway just outside of Washington, DC. CoNECD is a collaborative effort of the following organizations:

  • WEPAN - Women in Engineering ProActive Network
  • NAMEPA - National Association of Multicultural Engineering Program Advocates
  • MIND - Minorities in Engineering Division of the American Society for Engineering Education
  • WIED - Women in Engineering Division of the American Society for Engineering Education




WEPAN Members:

  • Current WEPAN Members can receive a registration discount!
  • To learn more and receive the discount code, CLICK HERE for registration Discount Code (login required).
  • You will be required to enter your WEPAN username and password to access the page.

To register, go to: CoNECD Registration


Please note that WEPAN will hold its annual conference as a part of the CoNECD conference and there will be no separate Change Leader Forum in 2020.

The vision of the CoNECD (pronounced, “connected”) Conference is to provide a forum for exploring current research and practices to enhance diversity and inclusion of all underrepresented populations in the engineering and computing professions including gender identity and expression, race and ethnicity, disability, veterans, LGBTQ+, 1st generation and socio-economic status.

For more details on CoNECD, visit the CoNECD Conference website


Questions? Please contact Lee Ann Cochran, CoNECD 2020 Conference Chair at President@wepan.org.

Questions about member discount code or complimentary registrations? Please contact membership@wepan.org