2024 Conference for Industry and Education Collaboration (CIEC)

2024 Conference for Industry and Education Collaboration (CIEC)



Join us on February 7-9, 2024,  in Garden Grove, California


The ASEE Conference for Industry and Education Collaboration (CIEC) is organized by the Cooperative and Experiential Education Division (CEED), the College Industry Partnership Division (CIPD), the Continuing Professional Development Division (CPDD), and the Engineering Technology Division (ETD). Since 1976, the annual conference has been a place for workshops, technical sessions, training, and plenary keynote and panels emphasizing the long and mutually beneficial partnerships among education, industry, and government.


The 2024 CIEC will convene at the Hyatt Regency Orange County, Garden Grove, California from February 7th to the 9th. For more information and questions regarding the 2024 CIEC, contact Professor Mahesh Aggarwal at AGGARWAL001@gannon.edu.



Registration is now open. Please click the appropriate link to register. The registration links are:


Registration Form for Payment with Credit Card:  2024 ASEE CIEC Registration (formsmarts.com)


Registration Form for Payment by Check or Bank Transfer:  2024 ASEE CIEC Registration - Payment by CHECK or BANK TRANSFER (formsmarts.com)


Add-On Registration Form (to add Golf or a Companion to an existing registration): 2024 ASEE CIEC Add-ons to Registration (Event Tickets or a Companion) (formsmarts.com)


Comp Registration Form:  2024 ASEE CIEC Comp Registration (formsmarts.com)



This year’s conference theme is Industry and Academia – Co-Creating the Future. A draft program is available here. The final program will be available in December 2023.



The conference hotel is Hyatt Regency Orange County, Garden Grove, California. A group of rooms has been blocked at a reduced rate of $215 plus 17.2% tax per night and can be reserved using the link,

CONFERENCE FOR INDUSTRY & EDUCATION COLLABORATION (hyatt.com). If you make reservation by calling in, please mention the code “BASE” to reserve rooms at the reduced rate.


The nearest airport is the John Wayne/Orange County Airport (SNA); other nearby airports are Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Long Beach Airport (LGB).



We invite your organization to exhibit at the 2024 CIEC. If you would like to participate in the CIEC Expo and highlight your company or university, please contact Linda Krute at ldkrute@ncsu.edu or Mahesh Aggarwal at aggarwal001@gannon.edu


The Expo will feature exhibitors from academia and industry and will give your organization an effective exposure in an inexpensive way to over 200 professionals in engineering education. More than 200 representatives from academia and industry attend each year, as this is a nationally recognized conference focusing on engineering education issues for industry, universities, and government.


Benefits to exhibiting at CIEC include:

  • Exposure: To leading professionals in the field of engineering education and in industry.
  • Networking: Informal discussions among participants and exhibitors
  • Branding: Your company's name and/or logo will be printed in the final conference brochure.



Cooperative and Experiential Education Division (CEED)

This division strives to develop high principles and maintain the integrity of cooperative education throughout academia and industry. The general goals of the division are to foster a better understanding of cooperative education, improving co-op services to employers, and promote cooperative education in engineering and engineering technology to business and industry both national and international. The division also emphasizes professional standards and accreditation of co-op programs.


College-Industry Partnerships Division (CIPD)

CIPD is an organization that fosters a strong alliance between engineering employers, educators and those interested in promoting partnerships that enhance science and technology.


Continuing Professional Development Division (CPDD)

CPDD fosters the development, delivery, and improvement of continuing education in all areas that pertain to allied branches of science, technology, engineering, and math. CPDD provides advocacy for and leadership in lifelong learning and it creates opportunities for the exchange of information and expertise among providers and consumers of educational programs.


Engineering Technology Division (ETD)

ETD has as its principal function the support of individual member interests related to the field of engineering technology. Its membership is composed of public and private two- and four-year engineering technology educators from all over the world as well as representatives from industries that employ engineering technology graduates.