IEEE Integrated STEM Education Conference

March 16, 2019 | Princeton, NJ

Information for Authors

Call For Papers

Theme - iSTEM: Lead, Engage, Succeed!


We welcome submissions for presentation at  ISEC in the following three categories: Papers, Posters by K-12 students, and Workshops.


All submissions will go through rigorous peer-review.


Important Dates


Submissions open      Monday, October 15, 2018

Submissions closed    Monday, January 14, 2019

Acceptances sent        February 10, 2019

Workshop Proposals due      February 8, 2019

Exhibits Proposals due      February 15, 2019

Student Award Application due      February 18, 2019

Final revisions due      February 22, 2019


All due dates are in EST (11:59 PM)

Submit your work here

(Please create an EDAS account, if you don't have one already)

Full and Work-in Progress (WIP) Papers

Papers on research on, methods of, and experience with integrating education (or interdisciplinary education) in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) studies are welcome! Suggested topics include:

- Integrated studies throughout the curriculum

- Pre-college initiatives and outreach programs

- Diversity and inclusion in STEaM from P-12 to higher education

- Development and implementation of policies to support integrated STEM programs

- Fundamental and applied educational research in integrated STEM

Your paper submission(s) will be one (or both) of the following:

- A work in progress (preliminary or initial stage of research/investigation) paper of 2 - 4 pages

- A full paper of 5 - 8 pages


There is no preliminary abstract phase for WIP or full papers.  Please adhere to these page limits within the conference template structure.  Papers that do not follow the template will be returned for reformatting without peer-review.

Your work must not have been published or submitted for publication elsewhere.

All accepted submissions will be scheduled for presentation at the conference and included in the local conference proceedings.  All presented papers that follow the formatting instructions in the template will be submitted for archival in IEEE Xplore.

Call For Papers

Template for Full and WIP Papers

K-12 Posters Papers

Posters by K-12 students may feature student STEaM educational or research experiences.  Submit an abstract  describing the content of your poster (max. 500 words) for review.  Once accepted, students have the option of submitting an additional short paper for inclusion in conference proceedings.  Note that this paper is optional and NOT required.

Template for K-12 Poster

Template for K-12 Poster Paper (Optional)

Call for Workshop Submissions

We welcome interactive and/or hands-on workshop proposals relevant to our conference as well as audience. We are particularly interested in activities and tools/technologies that promote integration of engineering design, problem-solving, or the concept of "making".

The workshop proposal should include, (1) workshop title, (2) name, affiliation, and expertise of each presenter, (3) contact information of the lead presenter, (3) learning objective(s), (4) target audience, and (5) an overview  of the workshop, and should be submitted to the workshop track on EDAS (no more than 750 words).  See submission link above. Each workshop presenter is required to register for the conference. There are no papers associated with a workshop.  Workshops are typically scheduled for 90 minutes.


IEEE Integrated STEM Education Conference