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Call for abstracts/papers

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We invite you to submit your research to ICEE 2007.


For each abstract proposal, please indicate the main topic title under which

you would place it (T1, T2, etc.). A number of special sessions will run in

parallel with the sessions resulting from the main topics, and these are

listed below. If you prefer to submit your abstract to one of these special

sessions, please indicate the corresponding descriptor (S1, S2, etc.).





T1: Rediscovering the Foundations

Including, but not restricted to, topics such as the Basic Sciences, New Knowledge Domains (Biology, Environment, Design), New Competencies (Soft Skills, Attitudes), Engineering and the Humanities, Management and Engineering, Entry Level. Technology and Society.


T2: Global Partnership

Including, but not restricted to, topics such as University/Industry/Government Collaboration, Networking, Students Mobility and Exchange, North-South Cooperation, Challenges of Globalization, Curriculum Development in Response to Globalization and the Challenges of the 21st Century, Practical Placement in Industry Internships.


T3: The Challenges of Research

Including, but not restricted to, topics such as Emerging Engineering Areas, Assessment of Research Quality in Engineering, New Modes of Knowledge Production, Research Engineering Ethics, Student Integration in Research Projects, Sustainability in Engineering Education and Research.


T4: What Degrees for What Jobs?

Including, but not restricted to, topics such as Defining the Levels of Engineering Practice, The Bologna Process, Credit Transfer, Assessment of Engineering Education, Engineering Accreditation, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, and Management Education and Research Programs, Lifelong Learning.


T5: The Relevance of New Educational Approaches and Tools

Including, but not restricted to, topics such as Information and Communications Technologies in Engineering Education, Multimedia Tools, e-Learning and Distance Learning, Laboratory Integration, University Libraries, Lifelong Learning in Engineering, Virtual Laboratories, Problem Based Study Projects.



Special Sessions:


S1: E-Learning for Architecture Design, Product Design and Engineering Design

A. J. Felton, University of Wolverhampton, UK (a.j.felton @


S2: The impact of the Bologna Process on Non-Europeans

Vojislav Ilic, University of Western Sydney, Australia (ilic @


S3: Special Session New Technologies in Mathematics for Engineering and other Sciences

Matilde P. Legua, Universidad de Zaragoza (

Luis M. Sanchez Ruiz, Universidad Politecnica de Valência, Spain (LMSR @


S4: Education and Training for the Forestry Based Industries

Carlos Negro, UCM, Spain


S5: Multidisciplinary/Institutional Senior Design

Rich Spontak, North Caroline State University, USA (spontak @


S6: Involving Engineering Schools/Universities in Technology and Science Education for School Outreach

Mauricio Duque, Universidad de los Andes (maduque @



Additional Proposed Sessions:


Note – If you wish to submit an abstract to these additional sessions, which have been proposed by some INEER members, please include at the top of your abstract a short statement indicating the session of your choice, e. g. “This abstract is for Session S-15” and submit it under the entry ADDITIONAL PROPOSED SESSIONS. We will do our best to include your paper in that session, although significant adjustments may be needed at the final stage of distributing the papers between sessions/rooms.


S-7: Global Challenges and the Future of Engineering


S-8: Curriculum Development: Adapting to Globalization


S-9: The Challenges for Engineering Education in the 21st Century


S-10: Coping with the Changing Discipline Boundaries


S-11: Best Practices for Industry-University Cooperation


S-12: International Cooperation for Enhancing Innovation in Research and Education


S-13: Education Programs in Research Centers and Consortia


S-14: Government - Academia Interaction


S-15: Promoting a Closer Partnership between Engineering Education and Research Centres


S-16: Curriculum for Global Engineering Practices


S-17: Sustainability in Engineering Education and Research


S-18: Global Networking in Engineering Education


S-19: Humanitarian Engineering


S-20: Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Management Education and Research Programs


S-21: Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Engineering Education


S-22: Professionalism and Ethics in Engineering Education


S-23: Professional Development Courses and Life-Long Learning


S-24: Technology and Knowledge Transfer


S-25: Addressing Emerging Technologies in an Engineering Curriculum


S-26: Technology and Society


S-27: Technology Enhanced Engineering Education


S-28: E-Tools, Virtual Laboratories and Knowledge Integration in Engineering Education


S-29: Recent Developments and Advances in University Management Information Systems


S-30: Assessment of Research and Education


S-31: Technical Research and Education


S-32: Innovations and Experiences in Co-Op Programs for Students


S-33: Curriculum Development and Practical Placement


S-34: Problem-Oriented Study Projects


S-35: Integrating Education Activities in Academic Research Centers


S-36: Engineering Education Policies and Practice - Theory and Case Studies


S-37: Providing Research Experiences for Students


S-38: Increasing the Participation in Industry, Education and Research of Minorities and Women in Engineering and Technology