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13th Active Learning in Engineering Education Workshop (ALE)

International Symposium on Project Approaches in Engineering Education (PAEE)

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Mr. Xavier Fouger

Xavier FougerAn Industrial Engineer, Xavier Fouger started his career as Science Attaché at the French embassy in Vienna, in charge of science and technology cooperation. With DS since 1990, he developed new digital processes to enhance collective innovation in German, Korean and Japanese automotive manufacturers. He created the corporate organization in charge of global academia programs.

In 2005, he introduced in France a national STEM program for 11,500 high school students mentored by 500 university students. He designed cutting edge digital learning programs for secondary and vocational education in the USA, Malaysia, and Canada and initiated PLM competency centres for universities in India, China, Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, South Africa, Vietnam and Argentina. A founding member of IFEES, Board member of SEFI, he was instrumental in the creation of the GEDC. He manages educational research on various subjects including virtual labs, collaborative systems engineering, crowd-based curriculum creation, 3D in MOOCs, “flipped lab” and virtualization of textbooks and learning devices.

He led/leads Dassault Systemes’ participation in educational research consortia funded by the DARPA in USA, the European Commission or the French National Research Agency. He regularly provides lectures and seminars on innovation management.

Important dates:

Abstract submission

January 16, 2015:
Abstract notification

March 6, 2015:
Deadline for full paper

April 24, 2015:
Notification of acceptance

May 15, 2015:
Final paper submission