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The SEFI Annual Conference is a scientific conference focused on Engineering Education and the biggest event of this type in Europe. They are a unique opportunity for professors, students, industry and professional organisations to exchange their views and  to meet their peers and create a European network of contacts. The papers presented at the conference are listed in  SCOPUS.

Each year the topic of the conference changes reflecting the objectives of the Society and the priorities identified by its members.

Upcoming conferences

Annual Conference 2018 –  “Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship for EE Excellence” – 17-21 Sept 2018, Copenhagen, DK – Call for Papers

Annual Conference 2019 – Sept 2019, Budapest, HU

Annual Conference 2020 – Sept 2020, Enschede, NL

Recent conferences

Annual Conference 2017 – “Education Excellence for Sustainable Development” – 18-21 Sept 2017, Terceira, Azores, PT – highlights, photos

Annual Conference 2016 – “Engineering Education on Top of the World: Industry-University Cooperation” – Tampere, FI  – highlights

Annual Conference 2015
– “Diversity in Engineering Education: an opportunity to face new trends in engineering” – Orléans, FR – highlights

Annual Conference 2014
– “Educating Engineers for Global Competitiveness” – Birmingham, UK – highlights

Annual Conference 2013 and SEFI 40th anniversary
–  “Engineering Education 1973-2013: Fast Forward” – Leuven, BE – highlights

  • Engineering Education 2020 – Meet the Future (Thessaloniki, 2012)
  • Global Engineering Recognition, Sustainability and Mobility – 1st World EE Flash Week (Lisbon, 2011)
  • Joint SEFI-IGIP Conference (Trnava, 2010)
  • Attracting Student in Engineering – Engineering is Fun (Rotterdam, 2009)
  • Quality Assessment, Employability and Innovation (Aalborg, 2008)
  • Joining Forces in Engineering Education towards Excellence (Miskolc, 2007)
  • Engineering Education and Active Students (Uppsala, 2006)
  • Engineering Education at the Cross-Roads of Civilisations (Ankara, 2005)
  • The XXI Century: The Golden Opportunity for Engineering Education (Valencia, 2004)
  • Global Engineer: Education and Training for Mobility (Porto, 2003)
  • The Renaissance Engineer of Tomorrow – Innovation, Interdisciplinarity and Flexibility in European Engineer Education (Florence, 2002)
  • New Engineering Competences: Changing the Paradigm! (Copenhagen, 2001)
  • The Many Facets of  International Engineering Education (Paris, 2000)
  • Engineering Education: Re-discovering the Centre (Winterthur/Zürich, 1999)
  • Entrepreneurship, Management and Engineering Education (Helsinki, 1998)
  • Humanities and Arts in a Balanced Engineering Education (Crakow, 1997)
  • Educating the Engineer for Lifelong Learning (Vienna, 1996)
  • Engineering Education for Innovation (Compiègne, 1995)
  • Visions and Strategies for Europe: an Examination of the First five years of the New East-West Partnership in Engineering Education (organised in co-operation with IGIP, Prague, 1994)
  • Achieving and Assessing Quality of Engineering Education (Luleå, 1993)
  • Annual Conference in co-operation with the 3rd World Conference on Engineering Education Portsmouth, 1992)
  • New Perspectives on the Dissemination and Synthesis of Engineering Knowledge (Marseille,1991)
  • Design in Engineering Education (Dublin, 1990)
  • New Roles for the Engineer in a Changing World (Napoli, 1989)
  • Engineering Education in Europe (Leuven, 1988)
  • Interdisciplinarity and International Cooperation in Engineering Education (Helsinki, 1987)
  • Industry and Engineering Education (Edinburgh, 1986)
  • Engineering Education: Patterns for the Future (Madrid, 1985)
  • The Impact of Information Technology on Engineering Education (Erlangen-Nürnberg, 1984)
  • 2nd World Conference on Continuing Engineering Education (Paris, 1983)
  • Training for Innovation (Delft, 1982)
  • Governments and Engineering Education (Brighton, 1981)
  • The Education of the Engineer in and for his Society: New Trends in a World  Perspective (Paris, 1980)
  • The First Years in Engineering Education (Louvain-la-Neuve, 1979)
  • Engineering Education and New Professional Requirements (Pavia, 1978)
  • Essential Elements in Engineering Education (Copenhagen, 1977)
  • Continuing Education of Engineers (Aachen, 1976)
  • Research in Educational Institutions (Saint-Sulpice, 1975)
  • Project-oriented Studies in Engineering Education (Manchester, 1974)
  • Non-technical Training of Engineers (Chatenay-Malabry, 1973)