The 2021 Global Engineering Deans Council
Industry Forum

Dresden, Germany and online

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 50th IGIP International Conference on Engineering Pedagogy (ICL2021) taking place from 22-24 September, also in Dresden, Germany and Online.

The core theme of the ICL and IGIP events will be “Mobility for Smart Cities and Regional Development – Challenges for Higher Education”. The GEDC Industry Forum will support this theme with a broad and deep discussion of related topics which industry and engineering education leaders must explore to design the way forward, together.

The event is being planned for both online and in person participation. While we hope to be able to welcome many visitors in person in Dresden, Germany, online participation and interaction will be planned as an integral part of the event delivery, to the benefit and full engagement of any participant who would like to join us without travelling.

Programme overview

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.
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.

GEDC Industry Forum – Monday 20th – Thursday 23rd September 2021

Timing (CEST)
Monday 20th
Tuesday 21st
Wednesday 22nd
Thursday 23rd
Morning
Morning
Morning
Morning
Afternoon
Afternoon
Afternoon
Afternoon
Evening
Evening
Evening
Registrations & Optional Seminar / Site Visits
Welcome, Introductions & Inspirational Talks
Networking, Social and Cultural Activities
Optional Seminar / Site Visits
Dynamic Design Group Work
Dynamic Design Group Presentations, Conclusions & Next Steps
Inspirational Panel & Dynamic Design Group Brainstorm
Networking, Social and Cultural Activities
Networking, Social and Cultural Activities
Timing (CEST)
Timing (CEST)
Timing (CEST)

GEDC Industry Forum – Monday 20th – Thursday 23rd September 2021

Timing (CEST)
Monday 20th
Tuesday 21st
Wednesday 22nd
Thursday 23rd
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Registrations & Optional Seminar / Site Visits
Welcome, Introductions & Inspirational Talks
Networking, Social and Cultural Activities
Optional Seminar / Site Visits
Dynamic Design Group Work
Dynamic Design Group Presentations, Conclusions & Next Steps
Inspirational Panel & Dynamic Design Group Brainstorm
Networking, Social and Cultural Activities
Networking, Social and Cultural Activities

HOW WILL THE EVENT WORK?

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.