ERIC Number: ED107248
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Report of the Conference on Engineering Information in Developing Countries, April 22 through 26, 1974, Cairo, Egypt.
World Federation of Engineering Organizations, London (England). Committee on Engineering Information.
Proceedings of a conference to identify specific projects which might be undertaken to improve the availability and utilization of engineering information in developing countries are summarized. Papers report on engineering information activities of UNESCO and the United Nations Industrial Development Corporation, on engineering information services in highly industrialized countries, information currently available in Arab countries and prospects for improving its accessibility, barriers to transfer of engineering information, and suggestions for improvement. Texts of five task force proposals for projects in housing and construction, engineering standards, energy and power, industrial information systems, and computers and telecommunications are included. Names and addresses of specialized task force members are listed. Appendixes include the program conference, membership of relevant committees, and names and addresses of conference participants. (SK)
Descriptors: Conference Reports, Developing Nations, Educational Needs, Engineering Technology, Information Dissemination, Information Sources, Information Utilization, International Programs, Meetings, Technical Education
World Federation of Engineering Organizations, Savoy Place, London WC2R OBL, England
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Bureau of Standards (DOC), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: World Federation of Engineering Organizations, London (England). Committee on Engineering Information.
Identifiers - Location: Egypt