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Engineering Village & Knovel Present: Solving Problems That Matter... Critical Insights for Preparing the Next Generation of Engineers

on Thu, 09/10/2015 - 21:19

The conventional view of what it takes to thrive as an engineer no longer applies. What does it take to be an engineer in today’s fast-changing, hyper-connected world where people, society, systems and infrastructures are constantly evolving and being disrupted?

Join us for a complimentary webinar as Dr. Lawrence Jones reveals how institutional leaders, educators and other key influencers can prepare the next generation of engineering problem-solvers.

Two Times Available:
Wed, September 30, 2015 

10 am Eastern Time, 3 pm British Time

Thurs, October 1, 2015 
10 am Sydney Time, 9 am Japan Time (Same as: Wed, September 30, 2015 5 pm Pacific Time)

You’ll learn about:

  • Key market trends impacting the field of engineering, such as virtualization of work and education, hyper-integrated systems, cognitive computing, new materials and 3D printing
  • Evolving engineering roles and diverse global team cultures impacting the required skillset for engineers
  • Aligning engineering education programs with emerging needs related to business, policy and environmental issues

About the Speaker:

Dr. Lawrence Jones is a polymath, energy technologist, futurist, social entrepreneur and advocate for the use of smart, clean and renewable energy technologies globally. He has received multiple awards in the field of engineering, has published and been cited in scholarly journals, trade magazines and international media and is frequently an invited speaker. He is based in Washington D.C. and holds a PhD from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden.