University Regional Conferences

Begin your rise up — attend university regional conferences

Students can jump-start their careers with IISE's university regional conferences.

How to Host a Regional Conference

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WEBINAR: Best Practices for University Regional Conference Planning | Powerpoint Presentation

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Archived Regional Conference Meetings

In addition to various competitions that allow the winners to present at the IISE Annual Conference and Expo, attendees can network with and listen to speakers from industries and potential employers and start forming their own professional networks with other up-and-coming students.

The last remaining 2024 conference will be held in the Central / South America Region on September 5-6, 2024. It will be held at Poitechnico Grancolombiano. Contact Jairo Enrique Parra Herrera for more information. Website information:

Announcing the 2025 Locations;


Dates: TBD
Location: Universite Laval in Quebec
Contact: Sarah-Eve Fontaine, Student Conference Chair
Contact: Nadia Lehoux, Faculty Conference Chair 
Theme: TBD
Website: TBD

Central & South America

Dates: TBD
Location: TBD
Website: TBD


Dates: TBD
Location: Instituto Technologico de Merida
Contact: Juana Gabriela Mendoza Ponce, Student Conference Chair
Contact: Nicte Ganzo, Faculty Conference Chair
Theme: TBD
 Website: TBD 

Middle East

Date: TBD
Location: The University of Jordan
Contact: Mohammad AlAmad, Student Conference Chair
Contact: Mohammad Shbool, Faculty Conference Chair
Theme: TBD

U.S. Great Lakes 

Dates: Feb. 7-8, 2025
Location: Purdue University - West Lafayette
Contact: Mihika Sane or Rhea Bawa, Student Conference Chair
Contact: Barrett Caldwell, Faculty Conference Chair
Theme: TBD
Website: TBD

U.S. Mid-Atlantic 

Dates: Feb. 21-23, 2025
Location:  University of Tennessee
Contact: Jessie Wilson, Student Conference Chair
Contact: Mingzhou Jin, Faculty Conference Chair  
Theme: "ISE: A World of Possibility"
Website:  TBD

U.S. North Central 

Dates: TBD
Location: University of Wisconsin- Madison
Contact: Elliott Frank, Student Conference Chair
Contact: Dharmaraj Veeramani, Faculty Conference Chair
Theme: TBD
Website: TBD

U.S. Northeast

Dates: TBD
Location: University of New York at Buffalo
Contact: Jun Zhuang, Student Conference Chair
Contact: TBD, Faculty Conference Chair 
Theme: TBD
Website: TBD

U.S. South Central

Dates: TBD
Location: Texas Tech University  
Contact: Kaya Solis, Student Conference Chair
Contact: George Tan, Faculty Conference Chair
Website:  TBD

U.S. Southeast 

Dates: TBD                                                        
Location: University of South Florida
Contact: Daniel Zambrano Bukonja, Student Conference Chair
Contact: Mostafa Reisi Gahrooei, Faculty Conference Chair  
Website:  TBD

U.S. Western

Dates: Feb.28 - March 2, 2025
Location: University of Southern California
Contact: Alex Wang, Student Conference Co-chair
Contact: Yalda Khashe, Faculty Conference Chair
Website: TBD