International Society for Industrial Ecology

The 5th Symposium of Industrial Ecology for Young Professionals (SIEYP V)

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The  next ISIE biennial  conference will be held in Chicago from June 25-29 2017.

The Student Community Board of the International Society for Industrial Ecology (ISIE) will be organizing The Fifth Symposium on Industrial Ecology for Young Professionals (SIEYP V), focusing on helping students and young professionals to improve their communication skills and disseminate their research. The symposium also provides the opportunity for networking and integration for young professionals prior to the conference date.

The SIEYP V will be held immediatly before the ISIE/ISSST Conference, on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th. 

More information to come soon! 


What can you expect from SIEYP V? 

The main goal of the symposium is to provide an opportunity for young professionals who perform research in industrial ecology (IE) to present and discuss their novel research ideas and experiences, receive constructive feedback, and network with senior professionals in the field. The theme of SIEYP V is “Communicating your research to a broader audience - How to communicate your research to your peers, the New York Times, and your grandma” and it aims to provide young professionals with skills to better communicate their research to diverse audiences.

Participation is free of charge, and travel scholarships are available to help students attend SIEYP and the main ISIE/ISSST conference.


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!

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