Ethics Competition Overview

In the IEEE Region 3 Ethics Competition, IEEE students will be provided with an engineering ethics case, a set of deliverables, and timeline. Students will be able to start working on the deliverables in advance of Southeast Con and will then attend Southeast Con for a final segment of the competition. The competition will be student self driven for the deliverables the students prepare in advance of Southeast Con. 

Below is a breakdown of the competition process. The competition rules (which will be posted at the bottom of this page) will give more details on each step of the process:

1.Create your team and register for the Ethics competition

Students can compete in teams of 1-3 students. A maximum of 2 teams can participate from the same student branch


2. Once the Ethics case is released, work on the competition deliverables and create a presentation that will address the deliverables 

Details on the deliverables for the case will be released with the case. Students can expect to have to create a presentation.


3. Conduct a virtual presentation with an qualified audience  

Criteria for audience members and presentation format can be found in the “Virtual Presentation” section of these rules


4. Submit presentation

Details on how to submit the presentation will be posted with the Ethics case

5. Attend SoutheastCon and be prepared to answer follow up questions from a panel of judges

Information and time slots will be released to students by March 25th 

Ethics Competition Timeline

Key Dates


February  1st , 2022 Registration for the Ethics Competition opens. Information on how to register for the Ethics competition will be posted on the Southeast Con 2022 website in advance of this date.


Friday March 11th, 2022 Competition case will be released and teams can start working on the competition deliverables. 


Friday March 25, 2022 Teams submit their presentation video and slides by 11 PM EST.

Registration for the Ethics competition closes at this time. Note that students will have until March 30th to register for the Southeast Con Conference. 


—–Southeast Con 2022 is March 31st- April 3rd——

April 1st– 2nd,  2022         Teams will be on site at Southeast Con and will be assigned time slots to meet with judges for Q&A about their deliverables/presentation  

Competition Process

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