(Madrid, April 7th, 2021) The eMadrid network members Edmundo Tovar (UPM) and Manuel Castro (UNED) together with Hans J. Hoyer organize the WEEF/GEDC 2021 congress (World Engineering Education Forum / Global Engineering Deans Council) in Madrid in collaboration with the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies, the IEEE Education Society and Madrid Convention Bureau. The eMadrid coordinator, Carlos Delgado Kloos (UC3M), will be Program Co-Chair, thus co-chairing the Congress Program Committee. The event will take place between November 15th and 18th, 2021 in a hybrid format.
WEEF / GEDC is a meeting point that seeks to promote compliance with UNESCO's 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in the field of higher education. It sets, for example, goals and targets for Quality of Education, Sustainable Quality Education 4 (SDG 4). WEEF / GEDC covers very diverse aspects of higher education and in particular in Engineering Education, the creation of sustainable development of technical and soft competences, inclusive education and effective in terms of learning outcomes related to the professional market and entrepreneurship. The theme of the congress “Diversity and Ethics in Education for an Inclusive and Sustainable World” implies a deepening of the application of engineering and education for a more inclusive and sustainable world.
All information about WEEF / GEDC 2021 is available on its website.