2019 Solar Car Conference

The 2019 IEF Solar Car Conference was held Friday-Sunday, February 1-3, 2019 on the campus of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) in the St. Louis area. The conference included:

  • 2020 Regulations discussion (get a copy)
  • Project Management
  • Vehicle design
  • Business/operations topics
  • Multi-occupant vehicles discussion
  • Networking time
  • One-on-one sessions with inspectors
  • Advisor roundtable
  • …and more

Take a look at the full conference schedule.

Topics and Breakout Sessions

At the conference, teams had access to inspector and staff led talks on a variety of topics from design of composites and electronics to leadership and business operations. Additionally, there were a number of breakout sessions for teams to get one-on-one time with the staff and inspectors.

See the full conference schedule for all topics discussed at the conference. Presentations from certain topics are available to download below.

2020 Regulations

A topic of the 2019 conference, the 2020 American Solar Challenge regulations, you can get a copy from the regs page.