Regional meetings

First IAJES meeting for Kircher region

February 22-23, 2024 at DEUSTO Bilbao

Faculty members from universities in the Kircher Region play an important role in the International Association of Jesuit Engineering Schools (IAJES) through their active participation in various task forces and projects. Among the key task forces within the region are those focused on energy, which aims to establish a dynamic international network for sustainable and equitable energy access, and the Artificial Intelligence & Humanity task force, dedicated to equipping engineers with the skills to identify and address injustices in artificial intelligence and big data systems. Additionally, the Research & Academic Cooperation task force stands out for its commitment to initiatives like mentoring programs, cooperative PhD programs, and the development of cross-disciplinary skills for scientists and engineers.

An in-person event for IAJES representatives  in the Kircher Region is scheduled for February 22-23, 2024 in Deusto. This landmark meeting marks a milestone where universities from the region will convene in one location, fostering dialogue and exploring research, exchange, and networking synergies among our institutions. The meeting will focus on discussing ambitious goals and themes, providing a platform for the exchange of experiences in these areas, and creating spaces for community building among the members of the Kircher region.

First IAJES meeting for the Asia Pacific region

November 10-11, 2023 at ATENEO Philippine

Themed "Purposeful Engineering: Propelling Progress, Pioneering Possibilities", the hybrid event will unite professionals, academics, researchers, and industry experts from the Asia-Pacific region.

Attendees can expect thought-provoking presentations, panel discussions, and collaborative workshops centered around incorporating Jesuit principles in engineering for positive societal impact. This milestone conference advances IAJES' mission to become a reference organization by inspiring innovative approaches to address global challenges. By empowering engineers to pioneer possibilities, IAJES aims to contribute to scientific advancement aligned with ethics and sustainability. The conference promises to shape the future of engineering, guided by purpose, progress, and the Jesuit mission.

First IAJES meeting for the AUSJAL region

July 5-7, 2023 at ITESO Mexico

Under the theme Science and innovation at the service of people, this meeting will focus on the possibilities for engineering education in various fields. The event has three goals, one for each day: