International Society for Industrial Ecology

Students at the 2017 ISIE/ISSST Conference

The 2017 ISIE/ISSST Conference will be held in Chicago, IL, USA 25-29 June 2017. Continuing the tradition of the previous ISIE conferences, the Student Community of ISIE is organizing special events and activities for students and early career professionals during the conference and immediately following it:

Symposium on Industrial Ecology for Young Professionals (SIEYP)

The 2017 industrial ecology Student and Early Career Researchers symposium will be held on Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning (24-24 June), just before the Conference. Workshops, keynotes, panel discussions, and plenty of networking opportunities with fellow IE students and luminaries. Free of charge!
Click here for details.

The 2017 ISIE Student Poster Competition

Gain recognition (and perhaps a monetary prize?) by entering the student poster competition! All students who whose abstracts were accepted to the ISIE conference can (and should) participate. More information to come soon! 


Two scholarships are available for students to support participating in the SIEYP and the following ISIE-ISSST conference: one managed by the Student Chapter, the other by the International Society for Industrial Ecology (ISIE).

If you are a student/postdoc who is a US citizen, or based in a US institution (regardless of your nationality), please apply to the Student Chapter scholarship. In all other cases, please apply to the ISIE scholarship.

Please note that to apply to either of the scholarships, you are required to be a member of ISIE. Duplicate application is not allowed.

Student Chapter scholarship

The Student Chapter scholarship is available to students and post-docs who are US citizens or are studying at US-based institutions (regardless of citizenship). Applications are due April 8, 2017, with award notices to be sent at a later date. Please download and fill in the application form: SIEYP 2017 Financial Aid Application.pdf

Please note that to apply for funding you need to be a member of ISIE. Discounted membership rates, (which also gives you an additional discount off the conference registration fee), are available to students and young professionals. To become a member, visit

In case the number of applicants will exceed the number of available scholarships, priority will be give to students.

Successful applicants are expected to participate in the SIEYP. For more details on the SIEYP, see

Please send Student Chapter scholarship applications and questions regarding both the symposium and the Student Chapter scholarships to

ISIE scholarship

Applications are now being accepted for the ISIE Scholarships for the joint ISIE/ISSST conference in Chicago, June 25-29, 2017.  Priority for these awards will be given to ISIE students from developing countries, who are presenting papers and posters at the conference.  The application and guidelines are available for download at the following link: ISIE 2017 Scholarship Application template.pdf

The deadline for the ISIE scholarship is April 1, 2017.

Please send ISIE scholarship applications to

We look forward to seeing you in Chicago!

Sharing accommodation 

If you are looking for someone to share accommodation during the conference  you can use this Shared-accommodation in Chicago file to share your information or see who else is looking.   

Other student events during the conference

1. ISIE Student community members' meeting.

2. Social events.

3. and more! This page will be constantly updated prior to and during the conference.


  • More details on the submission of abstracts and registration to the ISIE/ISSST conference will be available soon.
  • Any other questions? Contact us (the student community board).

Student Organizing Committee


Alessio Miatto, Nagoya University (Chair)

Carla Caldeira, University of Coimbra (Co-chair)

Éléonore Lebre, University of Queensland (Co-chair)

Maryam Arbabzadeh, University of Michigan (Co-chair)

Moana Simas, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (Co-chair)

Some photos from previous student events

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