The Federation of Engineering Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (FEIAP) will hold its 30th General Assembly and 6th International Convention from July 27-29 at a hotel in Cebu City.
It will be organized by the Philippine Technological Council, a pioneer member of FEIAP, and the professional accreditation body for engineering education programs in the country which was established under the guidelines of FEIAP and the Agreement of Washington.
The theme of this year’s meeting will be “The training, accreditation and mobility of engineers towards Industry 5.0”.
Former Secretary of the Department of Science and Technology Fortunato T. de la Peña, engineer, will be among the keynote speakers at the assembly.
The FEIAP General Assembly is an annual activity that serves as a venue for lively discussions among professional engineers regarding technological advances and issues relating to the practices and advancement of the engineering professions in and around Asia and the Pacific regions in a mutually beneficial manner for support. sustainable socio-economic development goals of member countries.
The non-profit international professional organization was founded as the Federation of Engineering Institutions of Southeast Asia and the Pacific (FEISEAP) on July 6, 1978.
It was convened and organized by the Engineering Institute of Thailand under the patronage of the King on July 3, 1978 in Chiang Mai, with the support of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
FEISAP was transformed into FEIAP at its 14th General Assembly in Cebu City on November 26, 2007.
The federation is a member of the World Federation of Engineering Organizations which pursues objectives similar to those of FEIAP on a global scale.
As an independent umbrella organization of engineering institutions in Asia and the Pacific, FEIAP has broadened its scope to bring member countries closer together.
It encourages the application of technical progress to economic and social progress throughout the world; to advance engineering as a profession for the benefit of all; and promote world peace.
FEIAP promotes the concept and application of sustainable socio-economic development in engineering practice, making it a leading professional organization for Asia and the Pacific.