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14th IACEE World Conference on CEE at Stanford a Major Success!
IACEE's 14th World Conference on Continuing Engineering Education at Stanford University, June 24-27, 2014 was a huge success and a wonderful celebration of IACEE's 25th Anniversary!
Some of the conference highlights and IACEE achievements follow:
A. 195 registered attendees from 27 countries on six continents;
B. Outstanding Keynote presentations were given by:
John Hennessy, President of Stanford University
Andrew Ng, Co-Founder of Coursera
Leonard Lane, Managing Director of Li & Fung Academy
C. 51 contributed papers with oral presentations;
D. Introduction of a conference mobile app, which was highly utilized and will still be available for those that would like to network after the conference; go to www.eventmobi.com/iacee2014 on your mobile device;
E. Election of a new Council for 2014-16;
F. Night in Concert - with the Farallon Quintet at Stanford's Bing Concert Hall on 25 June;
G. Night at the Academy - IACEE 25th Anniversary Dinner, California Academy of Sciences, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco on 27 June.
New IACEE Council Elected on 26 June for 2014-16 Biennium
At the 26 June General Assembly session of the recent World Conference, a new Council to govern the association was elected. A new Executive Committee was elected at the new Council's first meeting on 28 June. Please see the "Officers" pull-down menu on the IACEE homepage (www.iacee.org) for rosters of the new Council and Executive Committee members.
2016 IACEE World Conference Awarded to University of Porto in Portugal
At the 2014 Mid-winter IACEE Executive Committee Meeting on 7-8 February, the Executive Committee received and accepted a bid from the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Porto to host the 2016 World Conference on CEE in Porto, Portugal. Dean Sebastiao Feyo de Azevedo has designated Prof. Alfredo Soeiro, former IACEE President in 2001-04, to serve as General Chair of the 2016 conference.