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News from SEFI 2018
The Local Organizing Committee of SEFI 2018 is happy to announce Professor Stephanie Farrell (ASEE), Charlotte Mark (Microsoft) and Mogens Lykketoft (Danish MP) as confirmed keynotes of the annual SEFI conference.
- Stephanie Farrell is Professor and Founding Chair of the Department of Experiential Engineering Education at Rowan University (USA), and President-Elect of the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE). She also serves as the Past Chair of the ASEE Diversity Committee and has served in leadership positions in the International Federation for Engineering Education Societies (IFEES). Dr. Farrell has been recognized nationally and internationally for contributions to engineering education through her work in experiential learning and faculty development.
- Charlotte Mark is the Managing Director at Microsoft Development Center Copenhagen. The center creates cloudbased business applications for the global market. Charlotte joined Microsoft in 2004 following a career with Accenture working with leading Danish and international companies. She earned her cand.phil. in Human Centered Informatics from Aalborg University in 1990. Charlotte holds several trusted positions focusing on how we can increase the STEM talent pool to position Denmark in the global competition.
- Mogens Lykketoft is a Danish MP, former Minister for Finance and Foreign Affairs, and former Speaker of Parliament. He was the President of the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly when the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Climate Agreement were reached. In his keynote, Mogens Lykketoft will set Engineering Education in the context of the global agenda for sustainable development.
The SEFI 2018 submission system will open on 5 February 2018. Please have a look at the Call for Papers to see which contributions are invited and which conference sub-themes are offered. All further information will be published on the SEFI 2018 website.