Plenary Lecture

Plenary Lecture

Education to Sustainable Development in Higher Education Institution : Gadget or Necessity?

Professor Philippe Dondon
ENSEIRB Rue A Schweitzer 33400 Talence


Abstract: Since Rio de Janeiro conference (1992), Kyoto protocol and agenda 21 definitions, the necessity of a harmonious development is now admitted by a majority of scientific and political personalities. Even if sustainable development is a complex concept, which concerns a wide range of social, scientific, economical and environmental issues, each of us is able to do something for humanity evolution. After a state of art in French higher education institutions, necessity of education to sustainable development is discussed. Human, technical, legal aspects are presented. Finally, we show some examples of concrete actions in sustainable development field in french universities.

Brief Biography of the Speaker:
Dr. Ph. Dondon was born in 1960. After his electronic engineer diploma in 1983, he worked first 5 years as product manager in T.R.T, a french radiocommunication systems company. Then, he received the Bordeaux from IXL laboratory in microelectronic design in 1992.
He has a great experience in electronic teaching and is also involved in pedagogy method process.
He is also working on motivation and psychological process of teaching with Yoga masters and psychotherapist.
He has published more than 40 papers in Journals and international Conferences. He took five patents in micro electronic circuits design.



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