The PATW is an IET run a competition where young engineers get to speak for 10 minutes on a subject of their choice. These presentations are then judged, with the winner and runner up receiving a cash prize and free IET membership for a year. The winner then goes on to the next round of the competition. Local heats take place in a number of areas (like Dorset and South Wiltshire). The winner of this round will go on to a UK-wide final and the winner of that will present at an international final. The final winner gets to present their talk at a number of worldwide locations, among other accolades. This is event is the final for the Dorset & South Wiltshire area. This winner of this will be going on to the UK-wide final.
The key note Speaker of this event is Yewande Akinola. The winner of the Young Woman Engineer Awards 2012