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STE 2025

April 2-4, 2025; Santiago de Chile/Chile

The 22nd International Conference on Smart Technologies & Education (STE 2025) will take place under the motto "Smart Technologies for an All-Electric Society" at the Instituto Profesional de la Fundación Duoc UC in Santiago de Chile.

The Call for Papers can be downloaded here:
 Further information can be found on the STE 2025 website:

Deadline for submitting scientific contributions: October 7, 2024

An EduNet Forum and a Phoenix Contact Student Award are also planned for STE 2025. Further information will be published here or on the STE2025 website soon.


All Electric Society International Summit 2024

(AES 2024)

The All Electric Society International Summit on Electric Mobility through Smart Cities will take place in Gijon (SPAIN) from September 19th to 20th, 2024. At the invitation of the conference, our chairman will present the EWA and its current activities at the Summit.

Registration for the Summit can be done via the website:

Participation is free for EWA members.

Sino-German Intelligent Manufaturing Training Base

On May 9, 2024, the signing ceremony for the "Sino-German Intelligent Manufacturing Training Base" project between the Zhengzhou University Industrial Technology Research Institute and the Bejing SWP Intelligence Invfestment Consulting Co., Ltd. took place at our EWA member RuiDe International College in Zhengzhou (China).

The Chairman of the EWA, Prof. Dr.-Ing. R. Langmann, gave a speech on this project ceremony and explained the EWA's support for this project. Among other things, it is planned that the EWA will support the internationalization of this project and be involved in the certification of corresponding training and further education courses.

Here you can find more information (in Chinese)

STE 2024

March 6 - 8, 2024; Arcada University, Helsinki/Finland

The Steering Committees of the EduNet Conference, the IEWC and the REV decided in Thessaloniki to merge all three conferences into a new conference, the International Conference on Smart Technologies & Education (STE), from 2024 onwards.

Within the STE2024, the EduNet Forum took place as a prominent special session (our previous annual EduNet Conference). The EduNet Forum featured presentations organized by Phoenix Contact/EduNet Forum Committee and industry workshops.

134 participants registered for STE2024. Here are some impressions from the conference:

Presentations, papers and fotos are published in the Edunet Learning Management System (only for EduNet/EWA members).

All STE papers are published with Springer in the series Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems.

Phoenix Contact STE Student Award

The digital transformation in the context of the fourth industrial revolution can only succeed with the leadership and participation of young engineers. For the STE2024, the best young engineering students, especially from the fields of Automation and Information Technology, were being sought worldwide and honoured with the Phoenix Contact STE Student Award.

The nominees were:

  • Project “Less Water Urinal“ by Akash Pradeep et al., FISCAT, India
  • Project “Intelligent Air Handling Unit Based on Digital Twins” by Wanlin Zhang et al., Wanlin, Tongij University, China
  • Project “HoloLEIV - AR Based Setup and Operation of Inline Robotic Systems” by Benedikt Tobias Müller, TH Dortmund, Germany

The winner ist Benedikt Tobias Mueller of TU Dortmund.

IEWC 2023

March 2, 2023; Aristotle University, Thessaloniki/Greece

The International Edunet World Conference IEWC is the annual conference of the EduNet World Association (EWA) and took part in 2023 together with the conference Remote Engineering & Virtual Instrumentation (REV).

Here you can find some fotos from the last REV/IEWC 2023:


Presentations, papers and fotos are published in the Edunet Learning Management System (only for EduNet/EWA members).

The list of IEWC presentations you can find on the REV webpage

All IEWC papers are published by Springer Nature Switzerland AG inOpen Science in Engineering - Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Remote Engineering and Virtual Instrumentation”.