Intl. Conference at VVCE from Jan. 4 to 8
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Intl. Conference at VVCE from Jan. 4 to 8

January 3, 2023
  • Topic: Transformations in Engineering Education for Sustainable Development- 2023
  • Higher Education Minister Dr. C.N Ashwathnarayan to attend on Jan. 6

Mysore/Mysuru: Vidyavardhaka College of Engineering (VVCE) and the Indo Universal Collaboration for Engineering Education (IUCEE) will be jointly hosting the 10th International Conference on Transformations in Engineering Education for Sustainable Development (ICTIEE), 2023, at VVCE campus in Gokulam, Mysuru,  from Jan. 4 to 8.

Both engineering teachers and students will have a chance to network with educators from India and overseas and learn how to change engineering education at the conference.

The Conference is set to begin on Jan. 4 with the Annual Student Forum on Sustainability Enquiry and Myth Busting, which will be facilitated by Dr. Raju Dandu of Kansas State University and Dr. Ranji Vaidyanathyan of Oklahoma State University, as well as Bergis Driver, Associate Member of the Institute of Town Planners of India, Sneha Shahi, Conservationist and UNEP-Plastic Tide Turner Champion from India and National Youth Campaigner.

Walkathon

A Mysuru City Walkathon for Sustainable Planet Ideation and Model Development will start from VVCE campus on Jan. 5 at 7.30 am. Parallel workshops on a variety of subjects related to engineering education will also be held for students.

Additionally, workshops will be held to give participants a chance to network with and learn from international academic and business leaders like Dr. Sohum Sohoni of Milwaukee School of Engineering, Dr. Umakant Kulkarni of SDM College of Engineering and Dr. Rucha Joshi of Plaksha University. Dr. C.N Ashwathnarayan, Minister of Higher Education and Dr. S. Vidyashankar, Vice- Chancellor, Visvesvaraya  Technological University (VTU), will attend the official opening on Jan. 6 at 11 am.

Gundappa Gowda, President of Vidyavardhaka Sangha, Mysuru and P. Vishwanath, Secretary, will serve as presiding  officers. Distinguished speakers from academia and industry will be giving presentations on subjects related to engineering education, including leadership, emerging technologies, sustainability and reimagining the future of learning via effective teaching.

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Eminent academics including Dr. S.D. Rajan of Arizona State University, Dr. Michael K. J. Willigan, ED & CEO of ABET in the United States, MF Febin, Head of College Connect at L&T EduTech and Dr. Roger Hadgraft of the University of Technology in Sydney are among    the delegates.

On Jan. 7, Dr. S. Lakshmivarahan of the University of Oklahoma, Dr. Archana Mantri of Chitkara University in India, Dr. Sundarshan Iyengar of IIT-Ropar and Dr. Sushma Kulkarni of Rajarambapu Institute of Technology in India will give a brief keynote on teaching new technologies. There will also be tech paper presentations.

Technology-enhanced learning, engineering education for sustainable development and many more topics connected to teaching-learning, industry collaboration and entrepreneurship and innovation are only a few of the paper presentation tracks.

The final ceremony will take place on Jan. 8 at 12.30 pm. Dr. Rajive Kumar, Member Secretary, AICTE and Dr. Hans J. Hoyer, Ex-Secretary, IFEES, Secretary-General, Global Engineering Deans Council, will be the chief guests (GEDC).

For, more information contact, Shashidhar Gowda on Mob: 95354-63850 or R. Shilpa on Mob: 84949-41201.

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