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WEFTEC 2016 offers 29 workshops that cover a wide range of topics! These workshops offer the opportunity to learn about a specific topic in an in-depth, hands-on format.  The topics were selected through a rigorous process ensuring that those offered at WEFTEC are targeted, organized, and provide the most up-to-date information.  In addition, WEF follows strict guidelines so that the highest level of education credits (CEUs) can be awarded for all workshops. 

2016 Workshop List (PDF) 

NEW! 2016 Detailed Workshop Descriptions (PDF)


WEFTEC 2016 Mobile App 

To see up-to-date information on the workshops at WEFTEC 2016, please visit the WEF Events App by clicking here, or you can download the app to your mobile device by scanning the QR code below.


Why Attend WEFTEC 2016

Click here for a summary of the many reasons attending WEFTEC is extremely valuable. 


Start Getting the ‘Go Ahead’

Due to reduced budgets and increased expenditure scrutiny, WEFTEC recognizes it is no easy task to secure approval for a training event. Check out these Employer Approval Tips to help guide your request to attend WEFTEC 2016.  


WEFTEC 2017 Call for Workshop Proposals

Do you want to create a full day or half-day, highly interactive learning experience for the WEFTEC participant? Do you have knowledge on a topic that can engage an audience and receive the highest level of continuing education credit? Then think about submitting a WEFTEC Workshop Proposal for 2017. Submission of a workshop proposal is a multi-step process, starting with the Pre-Proposal.   

Step 1: Fill out the Pre-Proposal Form by July 13th 

Step 2: Send the Pre-Proposal Form to the relevant WEF Technical Committee(s) for input/sponsorship prior to the July 13th deadline, giving them adequate time to review. If you don’t know who to contact, email Mary Ann Linder at for assistance. Some Technical Committees have special procedures for you to follow, please ask about this when you are submitting and make sure you follow their guidelines.

Step 3: Also by July 13th, send the Pre-Proposal Form to 

Step 4: After August 1st- come back to this page and download all the forms you will need to complete for the FULL Workshop Proposal.

Step 5: Complete the Full Workshop Proposal and submit by November 7th, 2016.

Questions should be directed to Mary Ann Linder at