2019 IEEE Region 1 Annual Student Conference on March 8-10th – Binghamton University (Binghamton, NY)


Region 1 IEEERegion 1 Student Conference

Binghamton University

The IEEE Region 1 Student Conference (StuCon) is the premier annual event where student branches from IEEE Region 1 - the eight Northeastern United States (CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, RI and VT) - meet to discuss mutual challenges and to compete in regional competitions.

Innovative Technologies Complex

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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. StuCon also provides a great opportunity for student members to work in teams and to network with Industry Professionals and IEEE Leaders.

Conference Highlights:

  • Friday Evening MicroMouse Practice
  • Friday Evening - Saturday  Morning Hackathon
  • Saturday Morning Regional MicroMouse Competition:  Rules for the competition are located here!
  • Saturday Morning Undergraduate Student Paper Contest
  • Saturday Morning Student Ethics Competition
    • $600 in awards: (1stPlace $300; 2ndPlace $200; 3rdPlace $100
  • Saturday Afternoon Drones Workshop
  • Saturday Evening Awards Ceremony and Dinner
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Meet IEEE Leaders and Industry Professionals




Binghamton Holiday InnHotel Registration Deadline: 27 February 2019!

Early Conference Registration Deadline: 27 February 2019!

Hotel Accommodations:

Holiday Inn Binghamton Downtown (2-8 Hawley Street, Binghamton, New York13901)

Hotel accommodations are included in the registration fee (via a rooming list – do NOT try to book directly with the hotel) on a first come – first served basis for those traveling more than 100 miles each way. Students and Teams will be required to share a room (up to 4 students per Room, up to two in a bed). Hotel rooms will not be provided for local participants. Those non-students wanting to reserve a room should contact Dr. Rubenstein (c.rubenstein@ieee.org) to obtain a room within our room block at $125/night, taxes included, registration additional.

Click here to sign up for your hotel accommodation at the R1 Student conference!


Fee will include all meals, breaks and the Award Ceremony and Dinner at the conference.
Late and On-Site Registration => (IEEE Member = $75 Non-Member = $120)

Steering Committee:

Charles Rubenstein, R1 Student Activities Coordinator
Matthew Simiele, Conference Co-Chair
Nick Passaretti, NYIT, IEEE Region 1 Student Rep 
Babak Beheshti, NYIT, IEEE Region 1 Director

Bala Prasanna, Student Leadership Chair and Treasurer
Soon Wan, Micromouse Competition Chair
Greg Gdowski, Student Paper Contest Chair
Bruce Hecht, Ethics Competition Chair
Vince Socci, Drones Workshop Chair
Jaron Rubenstein, Hackathon Lead Judge

Denis Nakazawa, Fund-raising and Exhibits Chair
Darcy Fauci, Local Facilities Chair
Jeffrey Bodek, Webmaster

The IEEE Region 1 Drones Workshop is sponsored by the IEEE Foundation and the IEEE New York Section and hosted by Binghamton University.

  Date and Time




  • Binghamton University
  • 85 Murray Hill Road
  • Vestal, New York
  • United States 13850
  • Building: Innovative Technologies Complex
  • Click here for Map
  • Charles Rubenstein, R1 Student Activities Coordinator
    Matthew Simiele, Conference Co-Chair

  • Co-sponsored by IEEE Region 1 and IEEE Binghamton Section
  • Starts 05 January 2019 08:00 AM
  • Ends 10 March 2019 11:59 PM
  • All times are US/Eastern
  • Admission fee ?
  • Menu: Select a Competition!, Undergraduate Student Paper Contest, Micromouse Competition, Ethics Competition, Drones Workshop, Hackathon
  • Register

Click here for the Conference Flyer!