In keeping the effort to spread GCREAS´s message of quality assurance and its brand of training, advisory and evaluation products and services, the GCREAS Executive Director, Hugo Pirela, Ph.D, M.A. delivered the key-note address at the International Conference on Accreditation, on the main campus of the Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo, UASD. The said Conference was attended by the University´s President, Dr. Iván Grullón, his executive staff, the Dean of Engineering, and the directors of engineering departments in the University, as well as numerous academics, students, staff, and guests from other universities. The key-note address prompted the Dean of Engineering, and authorities of the Office for Quality Assurance, to announce that UASD will soon enter the GCREAS accreditation process, for their engineering programs.