GCREAS PARTICIPATES IN LACCEI CONFERENCE 2015

In late July of this year, the Latin American and Caribbean Consortium of Engineering Institutions, LACCEI, held its annual conference in the city of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. As it is customary, the Conference brought together leading organizations both academic and professional, as well other related to Engineering in Latin America and the Caribbean. As in previous years, GCREAS participated very actively in the conference, including its presence at an interchange meeting with other engineering accrediting agencies operating in Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as through the presentation of the paper Quality Accreditation of Engineering Education. Issues on an Optimal Accrediting Agency Model, written by Dr. Hugo Pirela.  Present at the conference were, among other distinguished guests, Dr. Martin Candanedo, LACCEI’s former President and current Chairman of the Board of GCREAS and Dr. Miguel Escala, prominent founding member of GCREAS and keynote speaker the Conference. 

At the LACCEI Conference in 2015, Santo Domingo, DR; from left to right: Martin Candanedo, Panama, LAACEI ex-president and current Chairman of GCREAS; Claudina Vargas, D.R; Jaime Bonilla, Mexico, President of LACCEI; Miguel Escala, RD GCREAS founding member, speaker at the conference, Jose Cuadrado, Portugal, President Elect of LACCEI; and Luis Martinez, France.