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NTU Logo2014 Global E3 Annual Meeting
May 11-14, 2014
Theme: Educating Engineering Talents for the 21st Century
Hosted by: Nanyang Technological University

2014 Annual Meeting Final Agenda

Site Visit:
Universiti of Teknologi Petronas, Malaysia

Global E3 Presentations & Session Highlights

All presentation links below are PDF files. Please note that some panelists did not use PowerPoint presentations.

Monday, 12 May 2014


  • Er Meng Hwa, Nanyang Technological University
  • Larry Shuman, University of Pittsburgh
  • Peggy Blumenthal, Institute of International Education

Keynote Address: Singapore’s Research, Innovation and Enterprise Strategies and Strengthening the Pipeline of Engineering Talent

Introduction of Global E3 Executive Committee (EC)

  • Larry Shuman, University of Pittsburgh and Chair of Global E3 Executive Committee

Introduction of New Members

Plenary Session #1: The Role of the Dean's Office in Faciliatating with Departments to Integrate Study Abroad into Curriculum

Chair: Randy Collins, Clemson University

Tuesday, 13 May 2014

Concurrent Sessions

Building Study Abroad into the Curriculum; Working with Faculty Members to Increase Participation of Engineering Students in Global Mobility

Chair: Jerry McCoy, University of Tulsa

How Global E3 Members Use Third Party Providers

Plenary Session #2: The Value of Engineering Students Mobility and its Impact on Their Future Life/Career: A Cross-Continental Perspective

  • Marie-Pierre Favre, INSA Lyon
  • Kristine Lalley, University of Pittsburgh

Concurrent Sessions

Student International Collaborative Projects - A Decade of Experience and Success

Chair: Cary Laxer, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
  • Luchen Li, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
  • Anne-Kathrin Peters, Uppsala University

Successes and Challenges of Different Study Abroad Models Developed by Global E3 members

Chair: Philippe Marc, ENSEA

Wednesday, 14 May 2014

Plenary Session # 3: Value of Global E3 Membership: Looking Forward

Update on Student Exchange Numbers

Announcement of 2015 Annual Meeting

Discussion with members on how to enhance the benefits of the consortium and meet emerging needs, and suggestions for new sessions or conference elements.

Plenary Session #4: Round-table Discussion - Matching Student Wishes and Home Campus Needs with Host Campus Constraints

Chair: Aldert Kamp, Delft University of Technology

Plenary Session #5: Highly Integrated Programs in Engineering: Different Perspectivies and Needs in Different Continents

  • Per Warfvinge, Lund University
  • Giancarlo Spinelli, Politecnico di Milano