Conference Programme

WEDNESDAY, 04 November, 2020

Registration & Welcome
Foyer
Wecome Address & Summit Opening
How to Use ICT in the Classroom Effectively: The Technological Blend
Plenary Speaker

• A shift towards a more technology-oriented curriculum • Existing technologies in the education system and their effects on society • Investments in technology and…

Using Virtual Reality to Teach Tomorrow's Engineers
Plenary Speaker

• Creating a virtual environment for interactive learning • Improving The Learning Capability of Students in Classrooms • Enabling students to explore the fit and…

The Future of Innovation and Technology in Education: Policies and Practices for Teaching and Learning Excellence
Plenary Speaker

• How advances in ICT impact education • How ICT can garner more excellence in teaching and learning7

Coffee/Tea Break
Foyer
Panel discussion: Artificial Intelligence and Education in the Future
Speaker

• Shaping the landscape of research and changing what engineers and scientists can do • Applying AI to a wide range of interesting problems •…

How to Predict the Unpredictable: Technology-enhanced Learning and Learning Innovations in Universities
Speaker

How to Predict the Unpredictable: Technology-enhanced Learning and Learning Innovations in Universities • The conditions for technology-enhanced learning • Technologies and digital solutions that have…

Promoting Integration on Campus: Principles and Practice
Speaker

• Strategies for Creating Inclusive, Connected, and Purposeful Campus Environments • What it means to have increasing numbers of international students in college, university, and…

Assessing the Impact of Virtual Reality on Engineering Students’ Spatial Ability
Speaker

Spatial Ability • A tool for training different skills and improving the spatial perception

Innovation in Higher Education: Towards Enhancing Sustainable Development
Speaker

• Enhancing ‘sustainable development’, using innovation • Elaborating on the past efforts, and considering the current directions expressed by sustainable development goals • Considering the…

Lunch/Poster Break
Foyer
Panel discussion: Technology-Enhanced Learning in Developing Nations
Speaker

• How classroom technologies are narrowing education gaps in developing countries • The existing hardware and software teaching environments • How Technology and Learning Analytics…

Online-to-Offline Teaching Reform in China: Outcomes-based Education
Speaker

• Changes to the traditional method of classroom teaching • A combination of network information technology and educational resources

Addressing critical issues in education through innovative uses of technology
Speaker

• Using data and proven design methodologies to help address specific educational problems

Digital Skills Examination for the Digital Economy
Speaker

• Knowledge and Social Capital Management Frameworks through Social Networking • potential to serve as knowledge accumulation platform and enable lifelong learning

Coffee & Tea Break/Poster Session
Foyer
Entrepreneurship and innovation for Engineers: an integrated approach in entrepreneurship education
Speaker

• The importance of entrepreneurship in the engineering field • Become leaders, innovators and creative problem-solvers • Guidelines for best practices in teaching, program development,…

Cloud Computing in Computer Science and Engineering Education
Speaker

• Why move to the cloud? • How the cloud has changed education and training • Effectively managing the technological needs of universities such as…

Social Evening & Networking Dinner

THURSDAY, 05 November, 2020

Registration
Foyer
Reshaping what it means to get a college education
Speaker

• Adaptive learning - blending data with elements of artificial intelligence • Tailoring classwork to the abilities of students • The means to map a…

Interactive displays – How do they foster collaboration?
Speaker

• Displays - A mainstay of technology tools in the classroom • The ability to view and annotate resources either on the board at the…

Tea & Coffee Break/Poster Session
Foyer
Panel discussion: Educational Technology In Developing Countries: Are Developing Countries Ready For Edu Tech?
Speaker

• Establishing an educational partnership among countries and how this can be beneficial to all • eLearning In Developing Countries: Can Rich Countries Help? •…

How Universities are driving Tech Education
Speaker

• Advances in Automation • The Digitization of Information • Unprecedented access to data • The democratization of knowledge

The role of Universities of Technology in boosting industrialization in Nigeria
Speaker

• Conducting technical research to impart practical skills • Producing graduates whose engineering education is geared to industrial applications • Statues Quo and Visions for…

Machine learning: A chance for engineering students to look beyond software services
Speaker

• What is Machine learning and why does it matter? • Creating Personalized Learning Materials • Creating Learning Environments & Virtual Facilitators • How Machine…

Technology in the Engineering Classroom
Speaker

• Teaching Innovationwith Technology to Accelerate Engineering Students’ Learning • The Evolution of Technology in the Classroom

Lunch/Poster Session/Networking
Foyer
Panel discussion: Improving your campus Placement Strategy
Speaker

• How Machine learning algorithms analyze publicly available data of talent • How technology can be used for more strategic business purposes such as understanding…

Edu Tech startups: a ray of hope for transforming the learning experience (Case study Coursera)
Invited Speaker

• Transforming the way learning is visualised and presented • Why the opportunity, as well as the challenge is huge

How Technology is Engineering Better Learning Modules for Students
Speaker

• Factors that have shaped the present day engineering curriculum • Enhancing new learning and teaching methods in institutes and universities • Access to learning…

How to innovate engineering education
Speaker

• Adaptive learning for personalized education • Comprehensive support services • Student-focused operations

Tea & Coffee Break/ Networking
Foyer
The role of social networks in students’ learning experiences
Speaker

• Enhancing the learning experience • Social network formation • Contextual influence on social network formation

End of Summit