Fall 2023 Region 2 & Region 1 Joint Student Activities Conference (SAC)

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This Student Activities Conference (SAC) is sponsored by IEEE Region 2 & Region 1 and hosted by Marshall University's IEEE student branch. All college students from Regions 1 and 2 are welcome!

Students who attend will get to participate in various competitions and technical events. The competitions include MicroMouse, SumoBot and Paper, with cash prizes available for all competitions. There are also opportunities for students to get hands on experience in Arduino, SumoBot, and MangDang DogBot workshops. We will also have a leadership panel discussion for students and a vtools reporting seminar for Student Branch councelors. There will also be a company/grad school expo for students to explore future opportunities! For more details vist: https://www.marshall.edu/cecs/fall-2023-ieee/

This conference will be held on Saturday, October 21st, 2023 at Marshall University in Huntington, WV.  

Lodging will be at DoubleTree by Hilton Huntington, 1001 3rd Ave ,  Huntington, WV 25701

Student registration includes all SAC events, 2 nights of quad room lodging (room assignments will be made by school counselors), lunch and the dinner banquet on Saturday October 21st. The hotel provides free breakfast for Saturday and Sunday morning. 

Student counselors/staff/volunteer registration does NOT include lodging but a discounted rate of $104 is available through this link.  If there are no rooms left, please contact us and we will see if any rooms can be added.  The room block registration link expires on Sept 30, 2023 or when full 

(Student attendees should not book their own lodging using the above link)

There will be no registration fee refunds, all registrations are final! 

Competition Team & Indivdual Event Sign Up (After registering in vtools, sign up there for individual events-first-come, first-served): 

Team sign up: https://forms.gle/oJQgsAJY1yFHfQ8QA

Individual Event sign up: https://forms.gle/p3CVnF8PyF5L1z3z6

Paper submission: https://forms.gle/PNgKjPmxChbvekYY8

IMPORTANT REGISTRATION NOTE: Each attendee must be registered, including Banquet guests.  Before submitting registration (if registering more than one person), make sure to choose "Add Another Guest" to register and pay for additional attendees.  Otherwise, register each person as a new registrant

  Date and Time




  • Start time: 20 Oct 2023 04:00 PM
  • End time: 22 Oct 2023 11:00 AM
  • All times are (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
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  • 1 John Marshall Drive
  • Huntington, West Virginia
  • United States 25703
  • Building: Arthur Weisberg Family Applied Engineering Complex

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  • Starts 20 March 2023 12:16 PM
  • Ends 21 October 2023 11:59 AM
  • All times are (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
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  • Menu: Dietary Restrictions? (select below), Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free, Halal, No meat/dairy combinations, No pork, Other (state in notes)