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WEEF-GEDC 2022 Call for Workshops & Special Sessions

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

We would like to invite short proposals (500-700 words) for special sessions (e.g. panel discussions, round table discussions) and interactive workshops for the upcoming WEEF-GEDC / AEEA 2022 conference. Deadline for workshop and special session proposals is 31 July 2022.

Link to submission portal:

Conference information

IFEES and GEDC is partnering with AEEA to present the WEEF & GEDC 2022 conference and events. We invite educators, students, engineers and industry representatives to engage in meaningful conversations around the future of engineering education globally. We are specifically focusing this year on how we have adapted to the global disruption brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic, looking at this topic from the perspective of meeting the challenges with integrative, holistic, and sustainable engineering and engineering education practice.

The theme of the conference has been broadly arranged under sub-themes integrativeholistic, and sustainable, leading to questions like:

  • How can we integrate our diverse global environments within engineering education, to build more resilient and sustainable learning environments for all?
  • How do the systemic, cognitive, and affective aspects of our daily experiences coordinate to provide a holistic and humanising approach to engineering and engineering education?
  • How can we leverage our communities to meet the global challenges and rapidly changing environments with sustainable solutions?

Topics of interest include but are not limited to the following:

  • Diversity and Inclusion in Engineering Education
  • Industry and Engineering Education
  • Development of Engineering Educators
  • Student and lecturer well-being
  • Future of Engineering and Engineering Education

We look forward to hosting you in Cape Town and sharing this vibrant event with our dynamic community of engaged engineers, educators and students.

  • For general enquiries, including information about sponsorship packages, please email Conference Operations Chair: Ms Managa Devar at
  • For enquiries related to the technical programme, please email Technical Programme Chair: Prof Deborah Blaine at
  • For enquiries related to the workshops and special sessions, please email Workshop Sub-committee Coordinator: Dr Lelanie Smith at


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