The mission of the Technological University of Panama is “to contribute to the development of the country through the transfer, at the highest level, of scientific and technological knowledge.”

VII International Engineering Science and Technology Conference (IESTEC 2019) contributes to this mission, having as its primary objective the promotion of science, research, technological development and innovation. This conference takes place in an international framework, with the collaboration of different institutions and private companies in Panama. The Conference attracts the participation of international speakers, who face, together with national scientists, the great challenges of Panama through Sciences, Research, Technological Development and Innovation.


The Universidad Tecnológica de Panamá is pleased to invite you to VII International Engineering Science and Technology Conference – IESTEC VII – 2019: “To complex problems, multidisciplinary solutions”.

This is one of the scientific / technological events of great relevance in the Central American region, will take place from October 9 to 11, 2019, in Panama City, Panama. It will feature international speakers,  sessions, exhibitions and technical tours.

Keynote Speakers

Manuel Quevedo

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemistry and Physics


    Senior Vice President Chief Production Officer Brown-Forman Corporation

      Topics of Interest

      Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:


      Basic Sciences

      Economy and Society

      Engineering Education

      Energy and Environment


      Logistics and transportation

      Management, Entrepreneurship and Innovation

      Robotic, Automation and Artificial Intelligence.

      Information Technology and Communication

      Emerging Technologies

      Registration Fees


      Before July 31th of 2019 After July 31th of 2019
      Authors Bachelor Students with an accepted paper


      Authors Profesionnal with an accepted paper $175.00


        Registration fee covers the publication of an article. Maximum two papers by author. Second paper pays a $50.00 fee.


      Before July 31th of 2019 After July 31th of 2019
      UTP Undergraduate Students $50.00 $75.00
      Postgraduate Students $80.00


      Professionals Nationals/UTP $125.00


      Internationals $225.00


      Note: Prices don’t reflect 5% of processing.
                 IEEE members will receive a 15% discount in the registration fees.

      Important Dates

      Starting reception of full papers

      November 1st 2018

      Deadline for full paper submission(EXTENDED)

      June 1st 2019

      Notification of acceptance

      July 1st 2019

      Note: In order to include the accepted papers in the IESTEC 2019 program, at least one of the authors, must pay by july 31st , 2019.

      Call for Papers

      The conference will take place in Panama on October 9-11, 2019. The goal is to establish an international forum for engineers and scientists to present their ideas and experiences in the fields of Agroindustry, Basic Sciences, Economy and Society, Engineering Education, Energy and Environment, Infrastructure, Logistics and Transportation, Management, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Robotic, Automation and Artificial Intelligence.

      The official language of IESTEC are SPANISH, ENGLISH and PORTUGUESE. Papers must be submitted in PDF and should be no longer than 6 pages, following the IEEE Conference format.

      Papers can be submitted using the OpenConf.

      Accepted Technical papers will be submitted to the IEEE Xplore Digital Library.


      1. All documents, regardless of the language of the content, must include the respective English translation of the Title, Summary and Keywords.
      2. To apply, the proponent must submit the final version of his article. Once accepted, the proponent will receive via email, the indications for the delivery of the final version of his article.
      3. Only the papers presented during the conference, will be submitted for publication.
      4. The submission of the final version of your article must be in compliance with the IEEE requirements in order to be published in the IEEE Xplore Digital Library, otherwise, will not be published.

      Any doubts/questions about submissions should be emailed to


      Panama City, Panama


      For any type of information write to