THEMES

  1. Recruiting, retention and rewarding
    • Women in Engineering
    • Identity of engineer
    • Accessibility of engineering education
    • Encouraging young people into engineering
    • Retention and reducing time to graduation
    • Raising the esteem of the engineering profession
    • Role of government in engineering education
  2. The role of the engineer in social change at regional and international levels
    • International collaboration in engineering education – exchange, mobility
    • Retraining of engineers for 21st century challenges – continuous education – role of universities
    • Role of engineering in global development
    • Role of engineer in social change and regional development
    • Engineering education for regional development
    • Innovation and technology transfer for job creation
    • Linkage with industry
    • Engineering certification and substantial equivalent
    • Role of government in engineering education
  3. Re-engineering engineering education
    • Developing and assessing competences in Engineering Education
    • Prioritizing teaching and faculty training
    • Engineering students as entrepreneurs, researchers, innovators and developers
    • Faculty development
    • Long term environmental impacts, business and economic aspects of engineering in education
    • Ethics and societal costs
    • Accreditation, different perspectives from different cultures
    • Social inclusion in the curriculum – how to value social conscience
    • Educational technology in engineering
    • Internships in education
    • Future of engineering education and future of engineering
    • Role of government in engineering education