Ethics Competition

2019 IEEE Region 3 SoutheastCon

Student Ethics Competition Rules (PDF)

The Region 3 Student Ethics Competition is held annually at SoutheastCon, and is sponsored by the IEEE Ethics and Member Conduct Committee. The competition was developed for use at IEEE Regional student events to encourage the study and awareness of professional ethics by IEEE Student Members (

The contest includes a presentation and defense of a case analysis by teams of two or three students. The 2019 Region 3 Student Ethics Competition will include a qualification round open to all Region 3 student branches, followed by the final round in which the top eight teams from the qualification round compete. Note the requirement that each team must provide a judge in the qualification round, as described below.

Questions may be submitted to

Timeline and Participation

Friday – April 5th, 2019    Registration deadline

Friday – April 12th, 2019   Student Ethics Competition Qualification Round at SoutheastCon.
Teams are responsible for supplying their own laptops.

Saturday – April 13th, 2019   Student Ethics Competition Final Round at SoutheastCon.

Winners are announced during the Awards Ceremony

  • All participants (competitors and qualification round judges) must be registered for SoutheastCon 2019.
  • All participants (competitors and qualification round judges) must register for the Student Ethics Competition at:
  • All competitors must be student members or graduate student members of IEEE in Region 3 at the time of the competition.
  • Only one team is allowed per Region 3 student branch.

See the PDF for full details on rules