Abstract Submissions for the 2017 International Forum are now open!

Call for Papers – Abstract Deadline, January 22, 2017

The 2017 ASEE International Forum Steering Committee is seeking papers for the 6th Annual ASEE International Forum to be held in conjunction with the 2017 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition on Wednesday, June 28, 2017, in Columbus, Ohio.

All accepted papers for a paper presentation will be indexed in the new ASEE PEER repository and in SCOPUS.

Members of the ASEE community and their global partners are invited to submit abstracts for papers to be presented at the 2017 ASEE International Forum highlighting initiatives, projects, research, trends, programs and partnerships. There is particular interest in engineering education activities involving at least two nations. The abstracts and subsequent papers will be evaluated by reviewers selected by a Review Committee for quality and bestfit with the aim of planning well-balanced sessions. Papers not selected for a podium presentation may be eligible for a “technical posters” session. The program will include but not limited to two (2) sessions with three (3) parallel tracks each.

*NEW for 2017* Selected international and U.S. individuals will be invited to showcase their global activities in an informal poster session to be held in conjunction with the President’s Reception at the conclusion of the Annual Conference in the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Please indicate your preference to present a poster at the showcase when submitting your abstract. Details here.

Virtual presentations will be accepted for 2017! If you are unable to travel to attend the event, you may submit your abstract and paper for consideration for a virtual session.

At this year’s International Forum there will be a special track on “advanced and digital manufacturing.”  Please indicate your interest in submitting a paper on this topic to Ashok Agrawal (a.agrawal@asee.org).

Papers will be accepted for the following topics:

  •     Accreditation
  •     Cross-cultural diversity
  •     Best practices in various approaches for globalization of education and research
  •     Student programs
  •     Engineering education in developing nations
  •     Successful partnerships; industry, academia, government, multiple nations
  •     Difference In Continuing Education In Different Countries
  •     Effective Models in the U.S. in International Engineering Education

Additional topics in international engineering education will be considered.

2017 Keynote Speaker

Dr. Martin E. Vigild, president of the European Society for Engineering Education (SEFI), will be the keynote speaker at this year’s International Forum.

Important Dates and Deadlines
All deadlines are 4:59PM Eastern Time

October 14, 2016  Abstract Submission Open
January 4, 2017  Registration Opens
January 22, 2017  Abstract Submission Closed
February 17, 2017  Abstract Decision
March 12, 2017  Draft Paper Submissions Due
April 1, 2017  Paper Review Due
April 8, 2017  Notification of Authors
April 29, 2017  Final Paper Due

For guidance, papers from past conferences can be found here.

Registration opens on January 4, 2017. Register for both the ASEE International Forum and the ASEE Annual Conference and receive $100 off your registration!

All abstracts should be submitted through the Paper Management System on the ASEE home page at www.asee.org. Detailed submission instructions can be found in the 2017 International Forum Author Kit found here.

For any questions please contact – Tom Walker (t.walker@asee.org), Program Assistant, External Affairs.