On behalf of the organizing committee, we would like to welcome you to the WEEF 2014 website. Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, WEEF 2014 Dubai is expected to be the largest ever conference on engineering education, with a projected attendance by more than 2,000 engineering professionals and students in Dubai, The Pearl of the Gulf.
This truly global forum is organized under the auspices of the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies (IFEES) and brings together a number of prestigious engineering education events under one forum. In addition to the IFEES Summit, WEEF 2014 features the 6th Annual Global Engineering Deans Council Conference, the IGIP2014 International Conference, the 10th Global Student Forum, in addition to a range of workshops and symposia by participating societies.
Dubai is a strategically located global hub for commercial, economical, technological innovation and as a center for knowledge exchange, continues to serve as a catalyst for connecting local and international stakeholders hence adding value to the global dialogue on how to positively contribute to the solution of the world’s engineering education.
We are confident that WEEF 2014 will prove to be an enriching experience to all the participants and delegates with our aim to continue to provide the high quality technical content with participation from leading organizations from all over the world.
On behalf of our colleagues, the members of the organizing and technical committees; we invite you to browse the website look forward to welcoming all our colleagues and students from around the world, in Dubai, at WEEF 2014.
Alaa K. Ashmawy
Dean, School of Engineering
American University of Dubai
Hans J. Hoyer
Secretary General of IFEES
Executive Secretary of GEDC