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Preliminary programme

The preliminary programme will be constantly updated with the latest details regarding sessions and topics, speakers and timelines.

Doctoral Symposium

9:00 Registration
9:30 Opening and Welcoming Remarks
10:00 Keynote speech
11:15 Session 1
12:30 Newcomers meeting & Speed-dating
14:00 Session 2
15:15 Workshops & Open space
16:30 SEFI SIG Annual meetings
17:30 Sightseeing Tour Berlin // live online event
9:00 Yoga To Start Your Day // live online session
9:30 Session 3
10:45 Poster session 1 (Pre-recorded pitches + meet the author(s))
12:00 Workshops
13:30 Keynote speech
14:30 SEFI Maffioli Award
15:15 Session 4
16:30 Workshops
18:00 Dinnerbox + sofa concert // live online event
9:00 Yoga To Start Your Day // live online session
9:30 Keynote speech

The Engineer of 2035 – What changes in Engineering Education are required?
Professor Roger Hadgraft, University of Technology Sydney

10:45 Session 5
12:00 Workshops
13:30 Session 6
14:45 Poster session 2 (Pre-recorded pitches + meet the author(s))
16:00 Session 7
18:00 Magic show // family-friendly live online event
9:00 Yoga To Start Your Day // live online session
9:30 Session 8
10:45 Workshops
12:00 Keynote speech
13:00 Best Paper Award, SEFI Leonardo da Vinci Medal & Closing


  • How do Teachers Respond to Sustained Change?
  • Multicultural group work – how to use it effectively for competence gain
  • Stimulating reflective skills among engineering (and science) students 2.0 – How can we support teachers to develop necessary guidance skills?
  • Role-playing hypothetical stakeholder scenarios
  • Towards a Community Vision of Integrated Engineering
  • How do we build effective online student communities?
  • A tool to ensure constructive alignment in course design
  • Educating the Reflective Engineer; a reflective session on implementing reflexivity in engineering education
  • Breaking the tyranny of content in curriculum design: A workshop synthesising affective, cognitive and functionalist constructs
  • Is it them or is it me? Managing interpersonal relationships to reduce disruptions in STEM courses online and on site
  • Teaching and learning with Jupyter Notebooks
  • Ethics Education for Engineers, creating Open Educational Materials
  • Teaching Track for Ethics of Technology in Engineering Education
  • Collaboratively writing ‚Engineering Ethics‘ in Wikipedia
  • When emotions are NOT outlawed: Using emotional scaffolding to enhance student learning
  • Growing Remote Mentorship
  • Toolkit for integrating a gender-sensitive approach into research and teaching in Engineering
  • Comparing institutional strategies for engineering ethics education in regional, national and European contexts
  • Eager to contribute to an Engineering Ethics Education Handbook?