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Call for Abstracts: The Fifth KAIST-UM Joint Workshop on New Opportunities in Mechanical Engineering Education
December 14-15, 2006
The Fifth KAIST-UM Joint Workshop offers an opportunity to exchange ideas on many emerging challenges and prospects in mechanical engineering education in an environment of rapidly changing global industry. The two-day workshop will consist of presentations by faculty of KAIST and UM, followed by discussion, with the focus on educational aspects of mechanical engineering, including:
* Young engineers ("2020") and their future career opportunities
* Effective industry-university collaborations on traditional and emerging technologies
* Educating engineers for the global market
* Technology drivers for engineering curricula
It is anticipated that the outcome of the workshop will be summarized and presented/published in a relevant engineering conferences/journals.
Location and Time of the Workshop
The workshop will be held in Hawaii on December 14-15, 2006. Further details on the travel information will be announced in due course.
The workshop is sponsored by the International Collaboration Program between KAIST and UM,and also by the BK-21 Program of the Ministry of Education and Human Resources of Korea. Travel expenses for the participants will be reimbursed by the programs up to $1200.
September 29, 2006: Abstracts (200 words) due
October 16, 2006: Final program announcement
November 20, 2006: Submission of the full manuscript/presentation file
December 14-15, 2006: Workshop
The abstracts and final manuscripts should be submitted to Program Chair of the author's owninstitution.
Program Chairs (Technical)
UM: Margaret S. Wooldridge: email@example.com; 1-734-936-0349 (O); 1-734-647-3170 (F) KAIST: TBD.
Points of Contact (Workshop Arrangement)
Sangmin Choi (KAIST): firstname.lastname@example.org; +82-42-869-3030 (O); 82-42-869-3210 (F)
Hong G. Im (UM): email@example.com; 1-734-615-5152 (O); 1-734-647-3170 (F)