24th Annual Colloquium on International Engineering Education

ACIEE IS GOING VIRTUAL!

After reviewing participant survey responses and considering the different challenges still present in business travel, the 24th Annual Colloquium on International Engineering Education (ACIEE) will go virtual.  Considering time differences and the need for balance work and attending virtual events, we adjusted the colloquium program date/time to 9:30 am to 1:30 pm (US EST), 10-12 November 2021.

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Event Information

Date: November 10-12, 2021. 9:30am - 1:30pm (US EST).

Location: Virtual, Hosted by Purdue University

 

Registration Information

Individual Registration: $50

Institutional Registration (up to 5 people): $150

Student Registration: Free

Register now!

 

Overview

The 24th Annual Colloquium on International Engineering Education (ACIEE) will be held on Thursday and Friday, 11-12 November 2021 at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana USA.  Founded in 1998 by the International Engineering Program (IEP) at the University of Rhode Island, ACIEE meets every other year in Rhode Island, alternating with partner institutions across the country. The colloquium convenes engineering and language educators, students, international program administrators, corporate leaders, and public sector representatives to share best practices and research findings related to educating engineers for the global workplace. 

The theme of the 24th ACIEE will be “International Engineering Education – Post COVID-19.”  Topics will include:

  • The new normal – program administration and execution post COVID-19 
  • Resilience in program and curriculum design and execution 
  • Learning and assessment – residential and/or virtual delivery experiences and new opportunities 
  • Cross-cultural industry standards, organizational norms, and competency in engineering 
  • Languages across the curriculum/Languages for professional purposes 
  • Humanities and STEM curriculum for global engineers 
  • Labor market for global engineers – obstacles, opportunities and changes in employer perspectives and needs 
  • International education for graduate students 
  • Research collaboration and funding opportunities 

Abstract Submissions

Abstract/session proposal submissions for the colloquium will be managed by the ConfTool Conference Management System. You may register for ConfTool by using the following link:

2021 ACIEE Submission


Preliminary Program

(all times are in US Eastern time)

Wednesday, 10 November 2021
9:20 - 9:30 Welcome and Daily Update
9:30 - 10:30 Keynote: Dr. Marcelo Korc
Unit Chief, Climate Change and Environmental Determinants of Health
Pan America Health Organization
Climate Change, Health, and Human Security
10:30 - 10:40 Break
10:40 - 12:20 Session We1: Impact of COVID-19
  Session We2: Research and Assessment
12:20 - 12:30 Break
12:30 - 13:30 Workshop We3: Discovering New Wor(l)ds: Flexible Approaches to Language for Special Purposes
13:30- 13:40 Break
13:40- 14:30 NEH Lecture Series: Engineering Through a Humanistic Lens Series
Jennifer DeBoer, Purdue University
   
Thursday, 11 November 2021
9:20 - 9:30 Welcome and Daily Update
9:30 - 10:30 Keynote: Dr. Steven McLaughlin
Provost of Georgia Institute of Technology
10:30 - 10:40 Break
10:40 - 12:20 Session Th1: Resilience and Partnerships
  Session Th2: Integrating Global Learning in the Curriculum
12:20 - 12:30 Break
12:30 - 13:30 Workshop Th3: Reimagining International Research for Students in a (Potentially More) Virtual World
13:30- 13:40 Break
13:40- 14:30 NEH Lecture Series: Engineering Through a Humanistic Lens Series
Sigrid Berka, University of Rhode Island
Lori Czerwionka, Purdue University
Joe Tort, Purdue University
   
Friday, 12 November 2021
9:20 - 9:30 Welcome and Daily Update
9:30 - 10:30 Industrial Panel
10:30 - 10:40 Break
10:40 - 12:45 Session Fr1: Virtual Programs and Experiences
  Workshop Fr2: Graduate Student Learning Abroad: Landscape, Student Experiences, and Partnerships
12:45 - 13:30 Closing reception
   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To be added to the mailing list, please email our Conference Coordinator Brian Barrett at barret71@purdue.edu.