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Sunday, Jun 25th

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About

The Summit of Engineering for the Americas celebrates the 10th event of Engineering for the Americas organized by LACCEI, bringing together key stakeholders to discuss and launch hemispheric engineering education initiatives. Engineering for the Americas is an initiative adopted by the Ministers of Science and Technology of the 35 countries members of the Organization Of American States (OAS). It is headquartered at the OAS in Washington, D.C., USA and reports annually to the Ministers.

Organizers

César Parga, J.D.
OAS Section Chief
Competitiveness, Innovation & Technology Section
Aryanne Quintal, M.Sc.
OAS Specialist
Competitiveness, Innovation & Technology Section
Jorge Durán, M.Sc.
OAS Section Chief
Comisión Interamericana de Puertos
Maria M. Larrondo Petrie, Ph.D
EftA Vice Chair of Engineering Education
OAS Working Group 2

*The Summit of Engineering for the Americas is included as part of the registration of the LACCEI 2016 International Multiconference and has simultaneous translation to English or Spanish. All events are held at the Marriott San José Hotel and Spa. Capacity Building Workshops are offered by LACCEI from July 16 to 22, see conference LACCEI 2016 International Multiconference page for more information

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Program

Tuesday July 19

8:00am - 6:00pm OAS EftA International Student Leadership Forum and Workshops
2:00pm - 6:00pm LACCEI Haitian Engineering Deans Initiative Working Group

Wednesday July 20

8:30am - 9:30am OAS welcome by Aryanne Quintal during the LACCEI 2016 International Multi-conference Opening Ceremonies.
9:30am - 10:30am LACCEI 2016 International Multi-conference Plenary Session - Keynote speaker 1 Dr. Louis Martin-Vega President of American Society of Engineering Education (US).
11:00am - 1:00pm OAS EftA Hemispheric Forum of Engineering Deans Councils

Lunch
2:30pm - 4:30pm OAS EftA Hemispheric Forum of Engineering Accreditation Agencies
5:00pm - 7:00pm OAS EftA Hemispheric Engineering Education Innovation Initiatives Working Groups (TBA)
8:00pm - 10:00pm LACCEI 2016 International Multi-conference Welcome Reception

Thursday July 21

9:30am - 10:30am LACCEI 2016 International Multi-conference Plenary Session - Keynote speaker 2 Ing. Daniel Morano, LACCEI Medalist (AR).  Keynote speaker 3 (TBA)
11:00am - 1:00pm OAS EftA Hemispheric Forum of Professional Engineering Licensing Organizations
11:00am - 1:00pm OAS EftA Hemispheric Research and Post-Graduate Collaboration Meeting
11:00am - 1:00pm OAS EftA - LACCEI International Student Paper Competition

Lunch
2:30pm - 4:30pm OAS EftA IEEE-LACCEI Online Laboratories Standards and Industry Collaboration Initiative
2:30pm - 4:30pm OAS EftA Hemispheric Forum Minority, Diversity and Women in STEM Initiative
2:30pm - 4:30pm OAS EftA - LACCEI International Student Poster Competition
5:00pm - 7:00pm OAS EftA Hemispheric Engineering Education Innovation Initiatives Working Groups (TBA)
8:00pm - 11:00pm LACCEI 2016 International Multi-conference Gala Dinner and Awards

Friday July 22

8:00am - 10:30am OAS EftA Hemispheric Forums of Engineering and Technology Disciplines
11:00am - 12:00pm LACCEI 2016 International Multi-conference Plenary Session - Keynote speaker 3 (TBA)
11:00am - 1:00pm LACCEI 2016 International Multi-conference Closing Session
2:30pm - 6:00pm Networking City Tour

 

*These events are included in the registration fee for all LACCEI 2016 participants.