march, 2022

2022fri04mar1:00 pmfri2:15 pmVirtual EventUNESCO WED RoundtableBuild Back Wiser: Engineering The Future1:00 pm - 2:15 pm View in my time7 Pl. de FontenoyYear:World Engineering Day 2022Official WED::Webinar

Event Details


13:00 – 13:05 Introduction and Opening – Shamila NairBedouelle, ADG/SC
13:05 – 13: 55 Roundtable: What can we do to Engineer the Future towards the Sustainable Development Goals? What tools are available?

13:20 – 13:50

  1. WFEO Academy and training of engineers. Marlene Kanga, Past President of WFEO
  2. Engineering Education for now and Beyond. Funso Falade – President, African Engineering Education Association (AEEA)
  3. Hands-on learning for STEM education – getting our new engineers onboard. Vincent Kabunga, Lead of IEEE Africa Council
  4. Invigorating our Young Women in Africa – what is in store? Naadiya Moosajee, Cofounder of WomEng & WomHub
  5. MOOCs and online learning platforms in Engineering. Wang Shuaiguo, President of Xuetangx
  6. Engineering Skills – Where are they most needed for now and in the Future? Wahidullah Azizi, Royal Academy of Engineering

13:50 – 14:10 Q& A Session
14:10 – 14:15 Closing Remarks

Event will also be live streamed from the World Engineering Day 24HR live page

Virtual Event Details

Event has already taken place!


(Friday) 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm View in my time



7 Pl. de Fontenoy