The Canadian Engineering Education Association-Association canadienne de l’éducation en génie (CEEA-ACEG) is a membership-driven organization whose mission is to enhance the competence and relevance of graduates from Canadian Engineering schools through continuous improvement in engineering education and design education. The first annual CEEA-ACEG conference integrated and grew on the previous efforts of the Canadian Design Engineering Network (CDEN) and the Canadian Congress on Engineering Education (C2E2).

Our goals are to:

  • Encourage and support the development and sharing of best practices between Canadian engineering educators;
  • Interact with the Canadian Deans of Engineering and the CEAB (Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board) to facilitate alignment of objectives and mutual support;
  • Support all areas of engineering education including design, problem solving, leadership, communications, teamwork and global citizenship; and
  • Engage students and student groups broadly for input and feedback.

We host an annual conference each year that moves across the county to highlight the diversity of our membership. The University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver, BC, is hosting this year’s conference from June 3 - 6, 2018, with the theme, Building Foundations for Student Success. Engineers will form an integral part of the global leadership team that will grapple with the difficult challenges of the 21st century. To ensure they are successful in these tasks, we must foster the development of wide range of educational, career, and life competencies in our students.

Highlights of this year’s conference include Sunday workshops, Instructor Bootcamps (a series of six cohesive instruction and course-design), a student poster competition, and student Meet and Greet and Unconference sessions, a Consortium to Promote Reflection in Engineering Education, the Engineer of 2050 Workshop, and a keynote address on Indigeneering. Join us for important conversations about practices and strategies that positively impact student abilities, resourcefulness, persistence, and success.

To see more about how you might sponsor or partner with us in engineering education, or to find out how to join us at our CEEA-ACEG 2018 conference in Vancouver, please visit our website at www.ceea-aceg.ca.

To see what happened last year at CEEA-ACEG 2017, please go to http://ceea2017.engineering.utoronto.ca/.