WEEF-2019 will attract between 1,000 and 1,500 people of many disciplines and backgrounds that regularly incorporate, support, and/or utilize engineers and engineering in their repertoire. The range of patrons includes US and foreign companies, national labs, venture funds, multilateral organizations, foundations, non-governmental organizations, university presidents and engineering deans and faculty from around the world. In addition, we are also inviting over 500 qualified top performing undergraduate and graduate students to participate in the XV GLOBAL STUDENT FORUM.