PEE24: The Practical Engineering Education Conference

Excitement is building as we gear up for the third Practical Engineering Education Conference (PEE24), scheduled to take place on July 2nd and 3rd at The University of Sheffield's Diamond Building. Organised by Multidisciplinary Engineering Education (MEE), this conference promises to be an enlightening experience for educators keen on advancing practical teaching within engineering curriculums.

Save the Date and Secure Your Spot! PEE24 offers a unique platform for educators to exchange innovative ideas and strategies for enhancing practical teaching methods. Book your ticket now to take advantage of our Early Bird Rate of just £125 before April 30th 2024. Secure your place and be part of shaping the future of engineering education!

Keynote Speakers

We are excited to announce our keynote speakers for PEE24:

Professor Claire Lucas: Revolutionising Engineering Pedagogy Professor of Engineering Teaching and Learning at King’s College London, Professor Lucas brings extensive experience in engineering education research. Her keynote will challenge traditional learning models, emphasising practical and experiential learning approaches.

Dr Brett Becker: Exploring the Impact of Generative AI in Engineering Education Assistant Professor at University College Dublin, Dr Becker’s expertise lies in computing education research. His keynote will delve into the transformative potential of generative AI in engineering education.

Conference Programme

PEE24 offers a dynamic programme featuring interactive sessions, workshops, demos, and panel discussions. View the full programme here!

Attendees will have the opportunity to explore key themes, including:

1. Integrating Practical Skills in Engineering Education: From mapping skills to in-house design and build of practical education equipment.

2. Assessment and Feedback of Practical Work: Measuring effectiveness, automating feedback, and leveraging large language models.

3. Inclusivity and Accessibility: Accommodating neurodiverse students and celebrating diversity in practical education.

4. Digitalization of Practical Activities: Leveraging AI, VR, AR, and digital tools to enhance learning experiences.

Networking Opportunities

PEE24 provides ample opportunities for networking and collaboration. Engage with peers from various educational institutions, exchange innovative ideas, and forge new partnerships to enrich your teaching practices.

Gala Dinner at INOX Dine

As a special highlight, the conference ticket includes a Gala Dinner at the INOX Dine restaurant. Enjoy a three-course meal featuring typical Yorkshire cuisine, and unwind in the company of fellow attendees and sponsors.

Support from Our Sponsors

We are proud to announce Didactic Services Ltd, Gunt Technology, Tecquipment, Matrix Technology Solutions Ltd, Shimadzu, and Armfield as sponsors for PEE24. There will be plenty of opportunities to engage with staff from these companies during the breaks and there will be practical sponsor demonstrations throughout the two day conference.

Don’t Miss Out!

Don’t miss this unparalleled opportunity to engage with practical teaching innovations and connect with like-minded educators. Join us at PEE24 and contribute to shaping the future of engineering education! You can register for the conference here! For more information, visit our website or email

We look forward to welcoming you to The Diamond on July 2nd 2024, for an inspiring and enriching experience at PEE24!

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