FREE workshop brought to you by IEEE Educational Activities


Credits : IEEE

Credits : IEEE

Theme : Charting the Future of Engineering Education in Kenya 

Provide a broad overview of the current state of university engineering education in Kenya.

Assist faculty members and university administrators with professional development and guidance aimed at improving their effectiveness as educators.
Identify and review the key issues and challenges in order to help chart a path for the future of university engineering education.

Reserve your seat!

Date: Saturday, 25 October 2014
Location: Intercontinental Hotel Nairobi
Sessions:
 09:00 – 17:30 EAT
Dinner & Kenote Speaker:
 19:00 – 21:30 EAT

 Eligibility

Bring yourself to the event  and IEEE will pay for Saturday night’s hotel stay, and assist with travel!

1. Why you should attend

  • Acquire tips and professional guidance that you can put into action immediately.
  • Gain the insight on compentencies needed for engineering graduates entering the profession over the next 10 years.
  • Hear global and local experts speak on a range of educational issues and challanges for the future of engineering education.
  • Expand a global network of colleagues and professional contacts.

Keynote Speakers & Guests :

1.Dr. Peggy Oti-Boateng

Dr. Peggy Oti‐Boateng is a Senior Research Fellow of the Technology Consultancy Centre (TCC), KNUST. Until August 2010 she was the Director of TCC. She holds a PhD in Nutrition and Food Technology for the University of Adelaide, Australia. She has over 26 years professional experience in teaching, research and development and consultancy service in science, technology and innovation (STI). Dr Oti‐Boateng collaborates with international and national organisations namely; UNESCO, the World Bank, European Union, African Development Bank, OECD, , Millennium Development Authority (MiDA), UNIFEM, Association of African Universities (AAU), Academy of Science in the Third World (TWAS), Third World organization for Women in Science (TWOS), Institution of Civil Engineers, Ministries of Environment Science and Technology (MEST), Food and Agriculture, (MOFA), Health (MoH), Trade and Industry(MOTI) and others.

2. Professor Saurabh Sinha 

Professor Saurabh Sinha is an electrical engineer, a researcher, and an educator. In 2007, Saurabh received the SAIEE (South African Institute of Electrical Engineers) Engineer of the Year Award. More recently, he received the 2010 University of Pretoria Laureate Award, the most esteemed alumni award. In June 2013, Prof. Sinha received the T W Kambule NRF-NSTF Award: “to an emerging researcher for an outstanding contribution to SETI through research and its outputs.”  . Saurabh serves on numerous committees of international, regional and national professional societies, including the IEEE. He is also the 2014 IEEE Educational Activities Vice President.

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