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Young Women's Conference Information

Registration for the 2015 Young Women's Conference is NOW CLOSED. Anyone registering after January 5, 2015 will be placed on the wait-list. You will be notified of your status by February 27, 2015.

New participants register HERE!

Previous partcipants login HERE!

The 2015 YWC will be held on THURSDAY, March 19, 2015. Group check-in begins at 8:00 AM inside Princeton University's Frick Chemistry Building.

Attendance for the Young Women’s Conference is limited to groups of at least 3 and at most 10 young women. Typically, schools select students to attend based on interest and performance in science classes.  If you are a parent or guardian thinking of bringing your daughter to the event, we just require that you bring at least 3 young women in addition to an adult chaperone.

Students who attend the YWC must be in grades 7–10 and be female.  

Registration is free but must be completed by February 13th, 2015.  In order to register, schools must provide the total number of students attending (limit of 10 students and 1 chaperone), any dietary restrictions, and a media release form signed by the student's parent/guardian. The registration system can only accept one document to upload. Multiple media release forms should be scanned as one document then uploaded. Requests to bring more than 10 students should be noted in the "Comments" section of the registration form and you will be notified after the registration deadline if we can accommodate your group.

Please note that you must "Final Submit" your registration to be considered.

We have a very limited amount of support for buses available for schools that demonstrate need. Please email Deedee Ortiz with any inquiries on transportation requests to YWC.

Registration will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited, so we encourage you to complete the registration process as early as possible. **Schools that attempt to register more than 10 students, will not be considered or accepted until after the registration deadline, space permitting.** This is non-negotiable.

Important Dates

Registration Opens: October 15, 2014
Registration Closes: February 13, 2015
Event date: THURSDAY, March 19, 2015
Download a copy of our media release form. Please have a parent or guardian for each student print, complete/sign and return to you. You must then login to your YWC registration account and upload each signed form.

Sample agenda

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have any questions, please contact Deedee Ortiz at: dortiz@pppl.gov

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