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Experts of engineering education gather in Tampere on 12–15 September

Tampere University of Technology is organising an international conference for engineering education, SEFI2016, in September. The theme of the conference is industry–university cooperation. Approximately 300 participants are expected to attend the event from all over the world.
Tampere University of Technology is committed to investing in teaching and learning.
Tampere University of Technology is committed to investing in teaching and learning.

SEFI2016 – Conference of the European Society for Engineering Education

Dates: 12–15 September 2016
Location: Tampere University of Technology (Korkeakoulunkatu, Tampere)
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European researchers, educationists, students and business life representatives working in the field of engineering education will gather in Tampere on 12–15 September. The main theme of the four-day SEFI (The European Society for Engineering Education) conference is industry–university cooperation. The programme includes 14 sub-themes, covering a wide range of topics such as equality issues, ethics, mathematics and physics in engineering education and the attractiveness of engineering education as a whole.

The keynote speakers of this year’s conference will include distinguished experts in the field: Mervyn Jones from Imperial College London, Aldert Kamp from TU Delft, Gary Downey from Virginia Tech and Ville Korpiluoto from New Factory.
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This is the third time that the event is organised in Finland.

“It is a pleasure for us to have this conference at Tampere University of Technology, as we are truly committed to investing in teaching and learning. The conference allows us to highlight some of our expertise,” says Professor and Member of the SEFI Board of Directors Hannu-Matti Järvinen.

Further information: Professor Hannu-Matti Järvinen, tel. +358 (0) 40 849 0741, fistname.surname@tut.fi

News submitted by: Tuuli Laukkanen
Keywords: education and studies, sefi, konference, education