5. Albuquerque to Host WEEF-GEDC 2018
In October, Albuquerque (USA) was selected to host WEEF-GEDC 2018 from November 11th through 16th, 2018. The conference hosts include the Ibero-American Science and Technology Consortium ISTEC, (IFEES leader and host Ramiro Jordan) and the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque (GEDC Member Joseph Cecchi).
Peace Engineering will be the theme of the 2018 conference, focusing on a transdisciplinary effort emphasizing innovation and creativity. The event will stress the importance of applying science and engineering to the solution of practical problems that advance social justice and sustainable social, economic, and environmental solutions globally.
Although planning has already commenced for the 2018 conference, the website and conference details will become available immediately following WEEF 2017 Kuala Lumpur.
The WEEF-GEDC 2018 Bid Committee included: Uriel Cukierman, Michael Auer, Peter Kilpatrick, Alaa Ashmawy, Françoise Côme, Wayne Davis, and Hans-Jürgen Hoyer.