Events in the Americas
Organizer: Latin American And Caribbean Consortium Of Engineering Institutions
Argentina will host the Engineering 2014 Congress of Latin America and the Caribbean in November 4-6, 2014. Some of the topics and themes that will be addressed are: ”The challenges of a new engineering to address sustainable development”, “Present and future energy industry in Latin America”, ”Energy, Security, and the shape of new World”, as well as “Port infrastructure and new ideas for integrating water transportation.” We look forward to welcome you in Buenos Aires, and participate in this three days long regional conference. Interested participants and engineering education leaders may submit research papers until April 30th, 2014.
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On behalf of the organizing committee, we would like to welcome you to the WEEF 2014 website.
Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, WEEF 2014 Dubai is expected to be the largest ever conference on engineering education, with a projected attendance by more than 2,000 engineering professionals and students in Dubai, The Pearl of the Gulf.
This truly global forum is organized under the auspices of the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies (IFEES) and brings together a number of prestigious engineering education events under one forum. In addition to the IFEES Summit, WEEF 2014 features the 6th Annual Global Engineering Deans Council Conference, the IGIP2014 International Conference, the 10th Global Student Forum, in addition to a range of workshops and symposia by participating societies.
Dubai is a strategically located global hub for commercial, economical, technological innovation and as a center for knowledge exchange, continues to serve as a catalyst for connecting local and international stakeholders hence adding value to the global dialogue on how to positively contribute to the solution of the world’s engineering education.
We are confident that WEEF 2014 will prove to be an enriching experience to all the participants and delegates with our aim to continue to provide the high quality technical content with participation from leading organizations from all over the world.
On behalf of our colleagues, the members of the organizing and technical committees; we invite you to browse the website look forward to welcoming all our colleagues and students from around the world, in Dubai, at WEEF 2014.
Alaa K. Ashmawy Hans J. Hoyer
Dean, School of Engineering Secretary General of IFEES
American University of Dubai Executive Secretary of GEDC
About WEEF 2014 Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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The GEDC 2013 Chicago Conference will be held in Chicago, Illinois, USA on October 20 (Sunday) – October 22 (Tuesday). This year’s Conference will focus on the use of technology in the enhancement of engineering education and, specifically, on evidence-based practices in making engineering education more effective and efficient. Among the keynote speakers planned for the Conference are Dr. C. Dan Mote, President – Elect of the National Academy of Engineering, USA; Prof. Seeram Ramakrishna, Director of the Center for Nanofibers and Nanotechnology, National University of Singapore, GEDC Co – Founder; Dr. Tae Eog – Lee, Dean of Education 3.0 Initiative, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology ( KAIST).
Please click here to visit the official website of GEDC 2013 Chicago Conference.
Please click here to register for this Conference.
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IUCEE – HUBLI 2014
IPW Regional Conference on Engineering Education 2013
Is the „concept of competence“ in crisis?
Avenues to engineering education
8. Regional Conference on Engineering Education 2013
November 7-9, 2013, at the TECHNOSEUM in Mannheim
The success story of technical education is movingly illustrated and documented at the TECHNOSEUM Mannheim, where this year’s IPW regional conference will be held.
Worldwide, there are efforts to learn from this success story. However, we are constantly challenged by new terminology, new didactic concepts and new educational policies.
Which of these foster learning? What will stand the test and still be used in the future? What can be linked to the Central European tradition of technical education and its high quality standards? More specifically: Is the fixation on promoting competence a suitable pedagogical approach? Might the concept of competence be in crisis itself? Does it stand up to critical scrutiny?
The 8th Regional Conference provides a forum for discussion on relevant questions about the education of engineers and vocational training. Questions arising from the process of change, studies and keynote speeches and „best-practice“-examples will be presented and discussed, e.g.
♦ Fundamental questions concerning Engineering Education ♦ Concepts of competence in technical education ♦ Web 2.0 – new approaches in teaching ♦ Humanity – Technology – Work – World ♦ Bionics – Learning from nature ♦ Innovative concepts in teaching and learning: examples of best practice ♦ Implementation and implications of the UNESCO Engineering Initiative
The theme of bionics draws our attention to an exhibition prepared by TECHNOSEUM – a wonderful opportunity to become aware of how much we can learn from nature.
Programme committee Prof. Peter Anzenberger, HTL Grieskirchen; Prof. Dr. Tobina Brinker, FH Bielefeld; Dr.ing. Fons Dehing, Fontys University of Applied Sciences, Eindhoven, NL; Prof. Dr. Ralph Dreher, Bergische Universität Wuppertal; Prof. Dr. Joachim Hoefele, Hochschule Winterthur, CH; Prof. Dr. Gudrun Kammasch, Beuth Hochschule Berlin; Dr. Steffen Kersten, TU Dresden; Prof. Dr. Jürgen Kremer, Hochschule Koblenz; Prof. Dr. Hartwig Lüdtke, TECHNOSEUM; Dr. Bernd Lübben, Leibniz-Universität Hannover; Prof. Dr. Manuela Niethammer, TU Dresden; Dr. Maren Petersen, TU Hamburg-Harburg; Prof. Dr. Traugott Schelker, Hindelbank, CH; Prof. Klaus Vesper, Beuth Hochschule Berlin; Prof. Dr. Hans Woyand, Bergische Universität Wuppertal.
Please click here to view the conference program
Please click here to view the abstracts of academic papers submitted in the IPW RCEE 2013 Conference
Conference languages: German and English
Conference fee 90 € including conference publication (ISBN), coffee and lunch
Registration per Mail: infoipw-edu.org – You will receive a confirmation Bank account DKB, Deutsche Kreditbank AG / Kontonummer 102 0096 515 / BLZ 120 300 00
Deadlines Registration: November 1, 2013
Submission of abstracts: September 10, 2013 Notification of acceptance: September 30, 2013 Template will be available: July 15, 2013 Submission of written papers: February 15, 2014
Call for Conference and hotel recommendation (download) 2013_IPW_Regional_conference.pdf
For more information please visit: www.ipw-edu.org
IFEES Objective is to Coordinate Initiatives that enhance engineering education globally
World Engineering Education Forum (WEEF) 2013 Cartagena de Indias, Colombia
IFEES Award Dinner Cruise, Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, September 25th, 2013
From Left to Right: Krishna Vedula, IFEES Immediate Past President, Uriel Cukierman, IFEES Ex. Com. Member (receiving the IFEES President’s Award on behalf of Lueny Morell as a “Global Visionary” in Engineering Education), Jose Carlos Quadrado, IFEES President and Hulas King, SIEMENS Representative.
From Left to right: Hulas King, Siemens Representative, Ivan Esparragoza, IFEES First Vice President, Eduardo Silva Sanchez, IFEES President’s Award Recipient as a “Pioneering Regional Leader” in Engineering Education, Jose Carlos Quadrado, IFEES President, Hans J. Hoyer, IFEES Secretary General.
At the heart of IFEES is catalysing global engineering education projects. Please visit the menues to the left to read more about IFEES collaborative projects and activities.