May 13th & 14th 2024
Hosted at Utah State University


I-ETC Conference - Innovations & Solutions for Today’s Challenges

Intermountain Engineering, Technology, and Computing Conference (i-ETC) is an annual event organized in unison with Utah universities through the state and made possible by educational contributions and sponsorship.

Full participant registration fee is $200 ($150 early), and $80 per full-time student participant ($50 early), or one-day conference registration is available for industry participants at $100. Early bird registration deadline is April 19th, 2024.

Keynote Speakers

Regan Zane

Regan Zane
Dr. Regan Zane is the Director of the Center for Advancing Sustainability through Powered Infrastructure for Roadway Electrification (ASPIRE), an NSF sponsored engineering research center involving 9 universities, more than 65 faculty, 160 students and a dozen full-time staff, 4 national lab partners, and more than 50 industry and innovation partners. He holds the David G. and Diann L. Sant Endowed Professor position at Utah State University in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, where he founded the USU Power Electronics Lab (UPEL), the Electric Vehicle and Roadway (EVR) research facility and test track, and the Battery Limits and Survivability Test (BLAST) lab. Dr. Zane has published more than 200 peer-reviewed articles, served as co-inventor on more than 30 issued patents, has received international and institutional recognition in research, teaching and innovation, and has raised more than $60 million in research funding to date. His research programs cover key aspects of electrified transportation charging systems and infrastructure, from battery, vehicle, and charging systems to grid integration, smart charge management, demand response and distributed energy resources. His programs maintain a strong emphasis on collaboration with academic, government and industry partners to develop and transition innovative technologies into the marketplace. Additional research topics include wireless power transfer, control of series/parallel input/output converters, high efficiency, high frequency, high power density, and high performance dc-dc, ac-dc, dc-ac power converters, ac and dc microgrids, battery management systems, drivers for LEDs and discharge lamps in energy efficient lighting systems, active stability control and adaptive tuning in multi-input, multi-output converter systems, active converter and system health monitoring, power integrated circuit design, and low-power energy harvesting.



Adam Robertson

Adam Robertson

Mr. Robertson is a devoted husband and the proud father of 8 children. He is the co-founder and CTO of Fortem Technologies where he led the early development of the groundbreaking TrueView radar and DroneHunter products. His technical areas of expertise include millimeter wave electronics, compound semi-conductors, radar system for drones, and avionics. His business areas of expertise include contract law, intellectual property, negotiation, international export, strategy, business development, and raising capital. He holds an MSEE and MBA from BYU and is the inventor on multiple patents. Mr. Robertson currently serves in the community as an elected official in the Utah House of Representatives, on the Board of the Provo City Airport, and as a High School mountain biking assistant coach.

i-ETC Conference Student Awards

i-ETC will offer a number of student awards for papers/posters that are accepted and presented at the i-ETC 2024 conference. The first author must be a student.


Premium Engineering Paper Award
(Certificate and $300)

Gold Engineering Paper Award
(Certificate and $200)

Silver Engineering Paper Award
(Certificate and $100)


Premium Technology Paper Award
(Certificate and $300)

Gold Technology Paper Award
(Certificate and $200)

Silver Technology Paper Award
(Certificate and $100)


Premium Computing Paper Award
(Certificate and $300)

Gold Computing Paper Award
(Certificate and $200)

Silver Computing Paper Award
(Certificate and $100)


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Industry Sponsors

Rocky Mountain Power

Contribution and Sponsorship

If you are interested in contributing to the conference topics or would like to sponsor aspects of the conference please fill out this contact form.

I-ETC 2024 Sponsorship Flyer