Design Education / Design Communication
Chair: Grant McSorley, Yang Cao
To foster the creation of a community of practice surrounding engineering design education in Canada. This will provide a setting for the discussion, evaluation and development of strategies, tools and methods for teaching engineering design and supporting students in learning engineering through design.
Developing Engineering Education Research Capacity
Chair: Brian Frank
To enhance the capacity for engineering education research in Canada.
Engineer of 2050
Chair: Nadine Ibrahim
To facilitate discussion on the identity and attributes of the Engineer of 2050, who will both shape and respond to future global trends. This understanding will be facilitated through input from engineering educators, administrators, students and professional organizations on the future of technological development and the engineering profession.