On the morning of the November 2016 General Assembly meeting, AAES explored “Engineering is a Global Profession: preparing the U.S. engineer and supporting the international one.” The session focused on programs that help U.S. engineers develop a global perspective and why that’s important, as well as how engineering associations are engaging engineers abroad. The speakers and presentations are shown below.
Preparing the U.S. Engineer Session:
- Proctor Reid, Director, Program Office, National Academy of Engineering - National Academy of Engineering Initiatives to Advance the Global Competency of U.S. Engineers
- Noha El-Ghobashy, President, Engineering for Change,LLC - Engineering For Change:by engineers for everyone
- Cathy Leslie, Executive Director, Engineers Without Borders USA - Preparing the US Engineer
Supporting the International Engineer Session:
- Peter Turner, Senior Advisor, Global Development Strategy, MCI - Global Engagement Index- Key Results
- Nate Lavigne, Director, Technology & Analytics, NACE International - Global Engagement Index Lessons Learned
- Michael Milligan, Ph.D., P.E., Executive Director & CEO, ABET - ABET’s Global Engagement
- Jerry Carter, Chief Executive Officer, NCEES - NCEES International Engagement
Read an article on the Engineering as a Global Profession session to learn more.