CDEFI and CTI are co-organizing a conference on April 5th and 6th 2018 at the National museum of immigration history (Palais de la Porte Dorée, Paris) in the context of the organization by France of the ministerial Bologna conference 2018.

This event will focus on the general topic of the role of engineering Higher education institutions in the inclusive processes of the European Higher Education Area.


On April 5th, keynote speakers will focus on the role of training in science and technology in the education of citizens and the contribution of engineering higher education institutions. The sessions on April 6th morning will be organized around four round-tables:

  • Digital transition, a tool for better inclusion of different target groups
  • New forms of co-operation and modes of training and integration created by the Bologna process : historical background and perspectives?
  • The role of Higher education institutions as regards the range of backgrounds and pathways
  • Quality Assurance and inclusion in the European Higher Education Area

This conference is targeted to deans of French and European engineering schools and HEIs, directors of international relations, directors of studies, but also representatives of quality assurance agencies and stakeholders involved in the fields of engineering education and quality assurance, such as representatives form Ministries, engineering students, …

A provisional programme is available on this link.

Registrations are now complete. For any question or information:

A selection of hotels is available on this link.