The conference will address the future of engineering and engineering education, as it pertains to Peace&nEngineering, and provide a platform for university presidents and company CEOs to share their views.

Special Tracks

• Global Challenges
– Smart cities, food security, climate change, water, energy, health and diversity, Internet of Everything, Internet of things, refugees and people reintegrated into society, wealth creation and management 
• Global engineering innovations and ventures   
• Soft landings of technology parks 
– Social and business innovation and ventures 
• Creation of natural ecosystems for innovation and entrepreneurship 
• Transdisciplinary academic programs to foster innovation, ventures, internationalization and impact 
• International systems to measure the impact of innovations and ventures  
• Culture of quality: teaching, accreditation, research, innovation 
• Disruptive and complex thinking 
• Global Entrepreneurship Challenge 
– Global Student Business Plan Competition 


• Plenary sessions by international experts 
• Special interactive sessions on important topics 
• Structured networking sessions and social events  
• Global Entrepreneurship Challenge 
– Bootcamp 
– Elevator Pitch and contest 
• Parallel paper presentations 
• Workshops and round-tables by expert practitioners and industries 
• White paper to be put forth from the discussions and forums based on research and expert opinions at the end of WEEF-GEDC 2018 

All paper submissions undergo double-blind peer review process. All accepted papers that are presented during WEEF-GEDC 2018 will be published in the WEEF-GEDC 2018 Proceedings indexed in SCOPUS. Papers will also be selected for publication in indexed journals. *subject to change