The conference will address the future of engineering and engineering education, as it pertains to Peace Engineering, 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