Global Engineering Education Conference

Webinar and CALL FOR PAPERS deadline:
Paper Submission Deadline: September 17, 2018.
Abstracts still being accepted.
Also check out the webinars on Peace Engineering: See the IFEES Peace Engineering and Ethics Webinars http://www.ifees.net/webinars/ . Next one on October 1.

On November 12 through 16, 2018, the University of New Mexico School of Engineering will host the global Engineering Education conference, WEEF-GEDC 2018, combining the VIII World Engineering Education Forum, the X Global Engineering Deans Council, the XV Global Student Forum and the First Ever Global Career Fair, and including the joint annual summit of the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies (IFEES) and the Global Engineering Deans Council (GEDC).

The theme of the WEEF-GEDC 2018 conference is Peace Engineering: engineers solving global social, economic, and environmental problems to lead towards prosperity and wellbeing, sustainability, social equity, diversity, and a culture of quality, innovation and entrepreneurship. How do we teach Peace engineering to diverse students all over the world? How do we form the collaborative relationships among diverse organizations to solve problems constructively? How do we educate our students to understand and work ethically and intelligently towards Peace?

Themes & Process

Suggested themes include:
· Teaching and learning about peace engineering
· Collaborations among academia, industry, governments, multilateral organizations, NGOs
· Hands-on education and experiential learning
· Innovation and entrepreneurship in the circular economy
· Other peace engineering challenges
This event, held for the first time in the United States, is expected to attract over 1500 participants from around the world. It is a collaboration of UNM with the Ibero-American Science and Education Consortium (ISTEC) and the Global Innovation Network for Entrepreneurship and Technology (GINET).

Indira Nair
Professor and Vice Provost Emeritus
Carnegie Mellon University
505 459 3704

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