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IEEE Region 5 Student Conference Activities Overview

The IEEE Region 5 Committee serves and supports programs for more than 3,600 IEEE Student Members at more than 90 university Student Branches and Eta Kappa Nu Chapters associated with the 26 Local IEEE Sections in IEEE Region 5.  The April 5-6, 2019, IEEE Region 5 Student Activities Conference will be filled with numerous programs and four student competitions.  The competitions are designed to encourage critical thinking, technical writing, and project management.

IEEE Region 5 Student Branch Officers, IEEE-Eta Kappa Nu Chapter Officers and University Counselor Leadership Training

The IEEE Student Branch Officers, IEEE-Eta Kappa Nu Chapter Officers and the University Counselors from the more than 90 Universities with IEEE Student Branches and Eta Kappa Nu Chapters are invited to attend the leadership training secession Saturday Afternoon, April 6, 2019.  Topics will be of interest to the future leaders in the IEEE worldwide technical network.

IEEE Region 5 Student Professional Awareness Conference

All IEEE and IEEE-Eta Kappa Nu Students are invited to attend the IEEE Region 5 SPAC Friday, April 5, 2019.  The students attending will hear presentations by National and Regional Technical Professionals drawn from the IEEE network of IEEE Volunteers and Industry Leaders.

IEEE Region 5 Job Fair

The sponsors and patrons supporting the IEEE Green Technologies Conference and the IEEE Region 5 Student Activities Conference will be available to meet with students seeking future job opportunities and career path advice.

IEEE Region 5 Circuit Design

The Universities are invited to send a Two-Student Team to compete in the IEEE Region 5 Circuit Design Competition.  The student team will be challenged to solve a technical problem provided to the teams on the day of competition.  Teams must complete the Intent to Compete Form.  Read more >>

IEEE Region 5 Student Ethics Competition 

The Universities are invited to send a Two-Student Team to compete in the IEEE Region 5 Student Ethics Competition.  The student team will be challenged to consider an ethical situation they might face during their careers provided to the teams on the day of competition.  The teams will make a prepared response with recommended actions to the situation.  Teams must complete the Intent to Compete Form.  Read more >>

IEEE Region 5 Student Robotics Competitions

The Universities are invited to send a Four-Student Team to compete in the IEEE Region 5 Circuit Design Competition.  The student team will be challenged to build autonomous robots within the competition rules and guidelines.  The competition will use a point system with the winning team receiving the highest number of points.  Details may be found in the official competition rules.  Teams must complete the Intent to Compete Form.  Read more >>

IEEE Region 5 Student Paper Competition

IEEE Region 5 invites undergraduate students at IEEE Student Branches and Eta Kappa Nu Chapters to submit a paper to one of the 26 Local IEEE Region 5 Student Paper Competitions by November 26, 2018.  Written papers related to technical, engineering, management, or societal aspects of any subjects relevant to science, engineering and technology are invited.  The top two papers from each of the 26 Local Student Paper Competition will be advanced to one of the four IEEE Region 5 Area Student Paper Competition by January 18, 2019.  The top three papers in each of the four IEEE Region 5 Area Student Paper Competition will be advanced to the IEEE Region 5 Student Paper Competition by February 4, 2019.  One author of each of the Student Papers selected to compete in the IEEE Region 5 Student Paper Competition will be invited to attend the IEEE Region 5 Student Paper Competition to make an oral presentation and defend their paper.  The IEEE Region 5 Student Registration Fee and Travel Expenses of one author of each of the student papers selected to compete at the IEEE Region 5 Student Paper Competition will be reimbursed based on the IEEE Region 5 Travel Guidelines.  Read more >>

Eligibility and Reimbursement Requirements

IEEE Region 5 Student Conference Schedule

04/05/2019

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.Registration Desk OpenPortico Foyer
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.IEEE Region 5 SPACVermillion Ballroom
5:00 p.m. – 12:00 p.m.IEEE Region 5 Robotics CompetitionMain Ballroom
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.IEEE Region 5 SPACAshland Ballroom

04/06/2019

7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Registration Desk OpenPortico Foyer
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.Student Job Fair"Main Ballroom - Ballroom Foyer
and Riverview Foyer"
IEEE Student Branch Officer, IEEE-Eta Kappa Nu Chapter Officer and University Counselor Training
3:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.Ashland A-B
IEEE Region 5 Circuit Design Competition
7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.Meet in the hotel lobby for transport to the ULL College of Engineering
Madison Hall
The bus departs the hotel at 8:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m.Circuit Design OrientationMadison Hall – Room TBD
12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.Box LunchMadison Hall – Room TBD
12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.10 minute Presentations & 5 Minute Q&AMadison Hall – Room TBD
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.Meet in the Madison Hall LobbyBus departs for DoubleTree Hotel
IEEE Region 5 Ethics Competition
7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m."Meet in the hotel lobby for transport to the ULL College of Engineering
Madison Hall"
The bus departs the hotel at 8:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m.Ethics Competition Circuit Design OrientationMadison Hall – Room TBD
12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.Box LunchMadison Hall – Room TBD
12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.10 minute Presentations & 5 Minute Q&AMadison Hall – Room TBD
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.Meet in the Madison Hall LobbyBus departs for DoubleTree Hotel
IEEE Region 5 Robotics Competition
8:00 a.m.Robotics Competition Qualifying RunsMain Ballroom
12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.Box LunchElmwood
12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.Final Competition RunsMain Ballroom
IEEE Region Student Paper Competition
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.IEEE Region 5 Student Paper PresentationsAshland A-B
12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.Box LunchElmwood
12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.IEEE Region 5 Student Paper PresentationsAshland A-B
IEEE Region 5 Awards Banquet
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.IEEE Region 5 Awards BanquetMain Ballroom