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International Research Conference and Summer School 2017
June 30, 2017 - July 1, 2017
Dortmund International Research Conference and International Summer School 2017
From left to right: Prof. Dr. Christian Reimann, Prof. Dr. Katrin Löhr (Prorector for Internationalization and Diversity) and Prof. Dr. Carsten Wolff during the opening of the IRC 2017.
The Dortmund International Research Conference and Summer School brought together many students, reserachers and guests from all over the world.
Taking place for the 8th time, the International Research Conference was inaugurated on the 30th June, 2017 by our two prorectors, Katrin Löhr and Andrea Kienle. During this two-day-conference, the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Dortmund became the centre of attraction for researchers all over Europe. In about 30 paper presentations over 60 participants, including masters students, PhD studentsm and lecturers, presented and discussed the results of their recent research.
The subsequent Dortmund International Summer School took place from 2nd-7th July, 2017, with over 100 students from 12 Universities and more the 20 lecturers. Mostly, the participants came from the partner universities in Bilbao, Kaunas, Leuven, Trondheim, Ternopil and Kiev, but also from institutions in Austria, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Pakistan, Palestine, and Ukraine.
During workshops the following topics were addressed: the marketing and design of an app for the Dortmunder U (in cooperation with Harald Opel); Sustainable Project Management; Software Engineering for Automobiles (in cooperation with Siemens AG). Like in the previous year, Jan-Philipp Büchler trained lecturers from Dortmund as well as from partner universities in the field of the Case Writing Method. Organized by Ala Nuseibah, a three days PhD Summer School in the field of Project Management, which involved the participation of several european experts, took place. In addition, the participating PhD students from Dortmund, KTU Kaunas, NTNU Trondheim, UPV/EHU Bilbao and COMSATS Islamabad participated at the workshop of the Graduate College of the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Dortmund.
The participants of the IRC 2017
The participants of the PhD Summer School 2017
Participants of the stream Usability Engineering at the Summer School 2017
Master and PHD students, researchers, lecturers