The programme will include keynote addresses by:
Martin Gillie : Professor Gillie is Provost at the New Model Institute for Technology and Engineering (NMiTE) where he leads all academic activity. NMiTE is a new institution backed by government, educators, and industry, to transform engineering education in Britain. Located in Hereford, it aims to become Britain’s first wholly new, UK university in 40 years.
Dawn Bonfield : Dawn Bonfield is an expert on diversity and inclusion in engineering, and is the former Chief Executive of the Women’s Engineering Society (WES). She is a Materials Engineer by profession, and has worked in the automotive and aerospace industries including Citroen, BAE Systems, MBDA and the Institute of Materials. Dawn is a Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor here at Aston and founder of the National Women in Engineering Day.
Tuesday 21st January : Informal Welcome
Wednesday 22nd January :
- Meeting Opening
- Parallel Workshops (Introductory 1/ Advanced – engineering ethics in CDIO and its global perspective)
- Parallel Workshops (Introductory 2/ Advanced – the technician role in CDIO programmes and CDIO organisation)
- Keynote & Discussion : Martin Gillie of NMiTE (nmite.ac.uk)
- Parallel Workshops (Sustainability of CDIO programmes / Sustainability in CDIO)
- Meeting dinner
Thursday 23rd January :
- Keynote : Dawn Bonfield MBE CEng FIMMM FICE HonFIStructE FWES, RAEng Visiting Professor of Inclusive Engineering, Aston University
- Parallel Workshops (The student voice / Faculty development)
- Regional Meetings (Europe / UK & Ireland)
- Meeting close (to finish by 3pm)