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2017 IEEE Region 1 Annual Student Conference

April 7 @ 6:00 pm - April 9 @ 12:00 pm

Co-sponsored by: IEEE Region 1 and IEEE Buffalo Section

Conference Website (2016): http://ewh.ieee.org/reg/1/sac/events.php – to be updated with this year conference

On behalf of the IEEE Region 1 Student Activities Committee, we would like to welcome you to the 2017 IEEE Region 1 Student Activities Conference at University of Buffalo (SUNY), Buffalo NY on April 7-9, 2017. The conference objective is to encourage student competition and provide an opportunity for the students to network and learn from other students from across the IEEE Region 1 (Northeastern United States), while applying practical engineering knowledge in the various competitions.

Hotel Accommodations:
DoubleTree By Hilton, Buffalo-Amherst 
10 Flint Road, Amherst NY 14226

Shared (4 students per room) hotel accommodations will be included in the registration fee, on a first come-first served basis, for those students who have to travel move than 100 miles each way. Teams will be expected to carpool when traveling to the event and may request a ‘team’ shared room. All student participants need to register and pay the conference fee before a room will be assigned. Hotel accommodations do not apply to faculty or local participants. However, if a room is needed, you must reserve your room through our Master-billed room block at a nightly rate of $120 (for Friday and Saturday), and reimburse the Region for your room.

Deadline to request for accommodation (group or individual) = March 17, 2017 
https://goo.gl/forms/yUFhiXHBT3qT8imz1

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Undergraduate Student Paper Contest:
To submit paper online: https://goo.gl/forms/IlUGJsAyNu85Cz1u1

All Competitions and Student Paper Submission Deadline: March 31st, 2017

Micromouse Competition:
Team leader, please email Soon Wan (gimsoon@ieee.org) with team member names, IEEE membership#, and micromouse name. 

Ethics Competition: 
Team leader, please email Bruce Hecht (bruce.hecht@analog.com) 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.

iTryRobotic Workshop: For 3rd to 7th grade children
Saturday, April 8, 2017 (3:00pm to 4:30pm)
To register: Email Soon Wan (gimsoon@ieee.org)

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Registration:
Fee will include all meals, breaks and the Award Ceremony and Dinner at the conference.
Early Bird Register by March 31, 2017 (IEEE Member = $50 Non-Member = $80)
Late and On-Site Registration => (IEEE Member = $65 Non-Member = $95)

Agenda:

Friday (April 7, 2017) – 5:00pm to 10:00pm (Subject to Change)
1. Welcome Party (at Davis Hall, Salvatore Atrium)
2. Micromouse Practice (at Davis Hall, Bansai Atrium)

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Saturday (April 8, 2017) Program (Subject to Change)

1. Registration, Breakfast

Competitions:
2. Student Paper Contest (1st=$800, 2nd=$500, 3rd=$200)
3. Ethics Competition (1st=$300, 2nd=$150 for Student Branch)
4. Micromouse Competition (1st=$800, 2nd=$500, 3rd=$200)
5. T-Shirt Design (Highest number of votes by attendees = $200)

6. Lunch and Networking

7. Keynote Plenary Session
8. iTryRobotic Workshop for grade 3 to 7 kids (Sponsored by IEEE-USA)
9. Student Branch Showcase and Training
10. Award Ceremony and Dinner

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Sunday (April 9, 2017) Program (Subject to Change)

1. TBD

Location:
Bldg: Student Union
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, New York
14226

Details

Start:
April 7 @ 6:00 pm
End:
April 9 @ 12:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
http://events.vtools.ieee.org/m/44086

Organizer

gimsoon@ieee.org

IEEE Region 1 Website