CFP 2nd International Conference (CISPEE 2016): (Re)Thinking Higher Engineering Education

The Portuguese Society for Engineering Education (SPEE) ( organizes its 2nd International Conference (CISPEE 2016) under the theme: (Re)Thinking Higher Engineering Education

Important dates

  • June, 15 -> New and FINAL Submission deadline
  • July, 10 -> Notification of acceptance
  • September, 18 -> Early author registration and camera-ready due
  • October, 19-21 -> Conference


CISPEE will publish the proceedings in electronic format. A book of abstracts will also be available in printed format and with ISBN. A number of selected, high quality, papers will be invited for publication in international journals such as iJEP and EJEE. The possibility to publish selected papers, in Portuguese, in the magazine of Engineering Education, published by the Brazilian Association of Engineering Education (ABENGE) has also been agreed. IEEE Xplore will index accepted papers meeting IEEE requirements of content and format.


English. There is also the opportunity to submit papers in Portuguese.

Topics of interest (include, but are not limited to):

  • Engineering Ethics
  • ICT in Engineering Education
  • Continuing Engineering Education (CEE)
  • Tools to Develop Higher Order Thinking Skills
  • Mathematics in Engineering Education
  • Future Outlook of the Profession and Education in Engineering

Venue and travel information

The University of Tras-os-Montes e Alto Douro - School of Engineering and Technology will host the event at its premises, located in the city of Vila Real, in northern eastern Portugal. Vila Real is a modern city in the Alto Douro Region that has been producing wine for nearly two thousand years and its landscape has been molded by human activities, its preservation, and its cultural landscape make the Alto Douro an outstanding example of a traditional European wine-producing region. Alto Douro Wine Region is UNESCO World Heritage Centre since 2001. You can fly directly from Lisbon to Vila Real ( You may come to the Oporto airport (, and with quick connections with Vila Real ( or Vila Real offers the ideal location for CISPEE 2016 and its Social Program. Additional information on how to reach the conference venue and where to stay is available in the conference webpage at

The CfP is also available to download here.