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The IEEE Region 1 Student Conference is the premier annual event where all student branches from the eight states of IEEE Region 1 (Northeastern US) meet to discuss mutual challenges and compete in regional competitions. The conference objective is to encourage lively student engagement and provide opportunities for students to network and learn from other students from across Region 1, while applying practical engineering knowledge in the various competitions. It also provides a great opportunity for student members to network with Industry Professionals and IEEE Leaders.

Start time: 23 March 2018 12:00 PM
End time: 24 March 2018 7:00 PM
New York Institute of Technology (Old Westbury)
Northern Boulevard at Valentines Lane, Old Westbury, New York

2016 IEEE Region 1 Student Conference
Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT

2016 IEEE Region 1 Student Conference
Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT

Photos from the 2016 IEEE Region 1 Student conference

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Conference Highlights:

  • Undergraduate Student Paper Contest  — Click here to submit a paper online.
  • MicroMouse Workshop for Newbies and Pros: Click here to register.  Contact  Soon Wan for more information.
  • Regional MicroMouse Competition: Saturday, March 24, 2018. To register: Team leader, email Soon Wan with team member names, IEEE membership#, school, and micromouse name. 
  • Student Ethics Competition — Team leader, please email Bruce Hecht with team member names, and IEEE membership#. Team also can sign up for the competition on site.
  • T-shirt Design Contest — A student branch representative can check in the T-Shirt on-site.
  • Saturday, March 24, 2018 (3:00pm to 4:30pm). To register: Email Soon Wan.
  • Award Ceremony and Dinner
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Meet IEEE Leaders and Industry Professionals


NEW in 2018:

Hackathon: Friday-Saturday, March 23-24, 2018 (Friday 6:00pm to Saturday 12:00noon) To register: Email Roshan Mary Varghese. Space is limited.

Drones Workshop: Saturday, March 24, 2018  To register: Email Vince Socci. Limited to first 40 signing up.

 Hotel Registration Deadline: March 7, 2018

Early-bird Conference Registration Deadline: March 15, 2018

Hotel Accommodations:Hilton Garden Inn Roslyn

3 Harbor Park Drive, Port Washington NY 11050

Hotel accommodations will be provided (via a rooming list – do NOT book directly with the hotel) on a first come first serve basis for those traveling more than 100 miles each way. Teams will be required to share a room (4 students per room). Hotel accommodations will not be provided for local participants but meals will be provided during the conference. Those non-students wanting a room should email Dr. Rubenstein to obtain one within our block at $140/night, taxes included.

 2018 Region Drones Workshop is proudly sponsored by IEEE Foundation



Fee will include all meals, breaks and the Award Ceremony and Dinner at the conference.

Early Bird Register by March 15, 2018 (IEEE Member = $60 Non-Member = $100)

Late and On-Site Registration by March 18, 2018 => (IEEE Member = $75 Non-Member = $120)

Email event contact

Student Activities, Student Representative
Student Activities, Conference Coordinator, and Admissions & Advancement


    Charles Rubenstein, Region 1 Student Activities Coordinator (c.rubenstein@ieee.org)Soon Wan, Micromouse Competition Chair (gimsoon@ieee.org)Ali Abedi (ali.abedi@maine.edu) & Jason Hui (jason.k.hui@ieee.org), Student Paper Contest Co-ChairsBruce Hecht, Ethics Competition Chair (bruce.hecht@ieee.org)

    Co-sponsored by IEEE Region 1 and IEEE Long Island Section

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