DRESDEN, GERMANY AND ONLINE 20 - 23 SEPT 2021
The 2021 GEDC Industry Forum will take place from 20th-23rd September 2021 in partnership with the International Society for Engineering Pedagogy (IGIP) and TU Dresden’s Faculty of Transportation and Traffic Sciences “Friedrich List”, Institute of Traffic Telematics (TUD IoT).
The Forum will precede the 24th International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning and the 50thIGIP International Conference on Engineering Pedagogy (ICL2021) taking place from 22-24 September, also in Dresden, Germany and Online. The core theme of the IGIP events will be “Mobility for Smart Cities and Regional Development – Challenges for Higher Education”.
Agile Engineering Education: Developing the Next Generation of Engineering Innovators, Experts and Leaders for Our Ever-Evolving World
Reflecting together one very thing we have learned both collectively and individually over the challenging past 18 months, at the 2021 GEDC Industry Forum we will explore how universities, companies and our stakeholders can work better together to prepare for and pre-empt the global challenges that lie ahead. Alongside the pressing need for action on sustainability, with better university-industry-society collaboration, we can shape the future of work, the workforce and our workplace together.
We will explore key topics from inter-disciplinarity and virtualisation to micro-credentials and modularity along with how to enable rapid adaptation for reskilling and upskilling. In this new normal age of digital disruption, our meeting of expertise will enable us to build the resilience and responsibility among engineers and enterprises that society and the planet needs.
To ensure an inclusive and immersive experience, fully accessible to our global community, all content for the GEDC Industry Forum 2021 will be delivered entirely online. This includes inspirational sessions and dynamic design workshops as well as networking event designed for the digital space and involving all participants.
In addition, for those participants who wish to travel to Dresden, an engaging social, experiential and networking programme will be organised outside of the core event timings, and in parallel with delegates from the IGIP/ICL event.
More information about travel and accommodation for the event can be found here.
A preliminary programme can be found below. A detailed programme with specific timings and more information on the organisation of online and in person activity will be published here soon.
The core event takes place from Monday 20th to Wednesday 22nd September with 4 to 6 hours of online activity each day, there will be a short closing session on Thursday 23rd September.
In line with the location of the event hosts at TU Dresden, all timings are listed in Central European Summer Time (CEST). Participation in the IGIP/ICL programme in person or online will be possible for all GEDC participants who sign up to the joint registration offer.
1. Get Your Invite: If you have not received one directly, get in touch to request an invitation to the event.
2. Register for the event: Use the link provided in your invitation to secure your place at the online event and choose your preferences for additional activities on offer.
3. Confirm your options: A member of the organising team will be in touch to confirm your options and collect additional information from you to support your participation in the event.
To maintain the highly interactive nature of the event which allows every voice to be heard, participation is by invitation only with the number of places available deliberately low. We’d be delighted to hear from more potential participants and contributors so if you would like to receive an invitation, please get in touch: firstname.lastname@example.org
A small number of engaging, interactive sponsorship opportunities are available to support the event, our publications and outreach activity. Find out more here or contact email@example.com
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