Student Poster Competition

The IEEE MetroCon Student Poster Competition is jointly sponsored by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics and Oncor Electric Delivery, LLC. The purpose of the competition is to encourage professional and technical development among engineering students. The competition includes an oral presentation and a poster which details the work being considered in the competition. The work must first be submitted in the form of a 500 word or less paper abstract which must be received by the competition’s organization committee no later than October 20, 2017. Email abstracts to

The Student Poster Competition is open to IEEE Student Members who are either undergraduate or graduate students at the time of the competition. There will be separate competitions for undergraduate and graduate students. The participants may consist of a team of up to five members. Two members may present the poster at the competition and attend the convention free of charge. Remaining team members who wish to attend will need to pay the student fee for attendance to the Student Paper Competition ($25 per student).

Engineering work presented must be relevant to the fields of Engineering represented by the IEEE and preferably pertain to a topic that is within one of the tracks of IEEE MetroCon 2017.

Competition Date and Times

October 26, 2017 from 8:30am – 11:55am with oral presentations between 9:25am and 9:55am during the conference break and during judging from 10am to noon. Check the IEEE MetroCon 2017 Technical Program for more information.

Competition Deadlines

  • October 20, 2017 – Abstracts due
  • October 22, 2017 – Registration due for attendance to the MetroCon (registration for 2 competing team members (and 1 faculty advisor if accompanying students) is free)

Competition Travel

Hotel rooms and reimbursement for travel will not be provided.