Engineers Ireland to host conference on future of engineering education

Engineers Ireland to host conference on future of engineering education

12 September 2019 at 09:49
Future engineers must be equipped with the skills to take on global challenges, such as the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and to succeed in a connected, digital world.
 
On Wednesday, 30 October, Engineers Ireland is hosting a conference to address these future engineering skills, academic standards and graduate mobility.
 
Conference attendees will share ideas on engineering education and shape Engineers Ireland’s accreditation process.
 
Conference speakers include:
  • William Beausang, Department of Education and Skills
  • Ulrika Lindstrand, Sveriges Ingenj├Ârer (Swedish Association of Graduate Engineers)
  • Marguerite Sayers, Engineers Ireland
  • Prof Mike Murphy, European Society for Engineering Education
  • Brian Lahiff, Association of Consulting Engineers of Ireland/Garland
  • Prof Aoife Ahern, University College Dublin
  • Una Beagon, Technological University of Dublin
  • Maria Kyne, Limerick Institute of Technology
  • Darren Carthy, Technological University of Dublin
  • Damien Owens, European Network for Accreditation of Engineering Education & International Engineering Alliance
  • Alan Spillane, Limerick Institute of Technology
This conference will be of interest to engineering educators, learning and development professionals, engineering managers and policymakers.