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This is our calendar of events for 2014. Activities are updated and added on an ongoing basis, so please make sure you visit us frequently. If you have any questions, email us at

MARCH 2014

General Assembly XX

GA 2014

This is our calendar of events for 2013. Activities are updated and added on an ongoing basis, so please make sure you visit us frequently. If you have any questions, email us at

JUNE 2013

Industry Outreach: Contracting & Cost Estimates

Location: Tampa, FL
Date: June 10-11, 2013
Register Here:
More information (PDF)

JULY 2013

Tecnologías Emergentes: Oportunidades en Ingeniería Aplicada

Location: Tampa, FL
Date: July 29 – August 2
Register Here:
More information (PDF)


Intelligent Materials: Applications in Robotics and Microtechnologies

Moustapha Hafez, international robotics expert and Director of Research at CEA List, France, will hold a course at Universidad de Ingeniería & Tecnología (UTEC) on 12th and 13th of August. For more info visit:


WEEF 2013 - World Engineering Education Forum

Location: Cartagena, Colombia
Date: September 24th – 27th
ISTEC workshops (PDF) (Spanish only)
More about this event here:
Register for the event here:


International Conference on Open Access, Digital Preservation and Scientific Data


Location: University of Costa Rica, San José, C.R.
Date: October 15th – 17th
Symposium co-hosted by ISTEC-SIBD ’13


Digital Signal Processing Using FPGAs Workshop

Location: Universidad de Medellín Campus
Date: November 28th – 30th, 2013
Curso FPGA Universidad de Medellín (PDF) (Spanish only)
Registrations: Email
Registration Deadline: November 8th

This is our calendar of events for 2013. Activities are updated and added on an ongoing basis, so please make sure you visit us frequently. If you have any questions, email us at


Online Course co-certified by ISTEC and Universidad Fray Luca Paccioli: “Certificate Program in Distance Learning for Educators”

Course Description (PDF)
Start Date: February 25th (3 months duration)
Discount: 20% for institutions registering 5 or more participants

MARCH 2013

“Innovative Method for Teaching Differential Equations: Interdisciplinary and Experiential Perspective”

This course addresses problems related to electrical, mechanical and chemical engineering. The pedagogical method is based on process theory. During the course you will construct mathematical models that facilitate practical application and solutions based on differential equation concepts.

Date: 4th – 8th March
Location: Universidad Tecnológica de Panamá Campus
Facilitator: Dr. Carlos Smith, University of South Florida
Registrations: If interested in attending, please email Dulce García


(1) “Xilinx FPGA Course”

Date: 4th – 6th March
Location: PUCP Campus, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Lima, Perú
Program and Registration:

(2) “Digital Signal Processing Using FPGA’s”

Date: 7th – 8th March
Location: UTEC Campus, Universidad de Tecnología & Ingeniería, Lima, Perú
Course Description (in Spanish)
Registration (in Perú): 
Registration (outside of Perú):

Note: These two courses are meant to be taken sequentially

ISTEC Workshop during ECEDHA Conference: “Quality in Education, New Educational Models and Innovation”

Date: 25th – 26th March
Location: Orlando, FL
Program and Call for Posters (PDF)
Register Here

International Symposium — The Role of Information in the XXI Century: Teaching, Learning, Research and Culture

Date: March 20-22, 2013
Location: Medellín, Colombia
More info:


ISTEC-Media Workshop

Hosted by ISTEC-ACE Initiative, Universidad de Vigo and Universidad de La Plata La Plata, Argentina March 22-23rd, 2012

Read summary of event and future plans here.

Proyecto ISTEC media (PDF)

Resumen_Proyecto_C0IA_ISTEC_1 (PDF)

Curso0.ppt (PowerPoint)


International Course on Reconfigurable Computing

Hosted by ISTEC-R&D Initiative, Xilinx, and Universidad Privada Boliviana Cochabamba, Bolivia April 11 – 14th, 2012

Read a summary of this successful event, attended by 32 university professors, industrial sector professionals, and students from various regions in Bolivia.


GSDC 2012 Student Contest

Hosted by ISTEC-Los Libertadores Centers of Excellence Initiative, SPEED, IFEES

Registration Deadline: May 1st, 2012 More information here.

International Workshop on “Rapid System Prototyping on FPGA’s”

Hosted by ISTEC-R&D Initiave and Universidad Veracruzana Veracruz, México
May 3rd – 5th, 2012-04-26

Anuncio Veracruz (PFD)

International Seminar: Another Way of Teaching Differential Equations

Hosted by ISTEC-ACE Initiative and Universidad del Norte Barranquilla, Colombia
May 22nd – 25th, 2012
Facilitator: Dr. Carlos Smith, University of South Florida
Register Today
Course Description


International Workshop: Digital Signal Processing Applications using FPGA’s

Hosted by ISTEC-R&D Initiative and Universidad Tecnológica de Panamá Panamá City, Panamá
July 23rd – 27th, 2012

Anuncio FPGA_Panama (PDF) (Event Site)
Register Today!


GA-Banner-2012-web The ISTEC Consortium will celebrate its XIX General Assembly during WEEF2012 week: World Engineering Education Forum: “Engineering Education for Sustainable Development and Social Inclusion”

GA2012 Cert Gen (Download certificate here)

Agenda for the General Assembly and other ISTEC-scheduled events (PDF)



Co-hosted by the ISTEC-Liblink Initiative

Location: Universidad del Norte Campus, Barranquilla, Colombia
Dates: 13th – 16th of November, 2012

Event website:

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