Our Associate ECSS announces 28th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science (ECSS), Date: 04 July – 07 July 2023, Paris, Website: https://www.ecss-congress.eu/2023

About ICSE

The 3rd International Conference on Sports Engineering (ICSE 2023) is organised by the Sports Engineering Association (SEA), India jointly with Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani, with support from International Sports Engineering Association (ISEA) and under the auspices of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India.

Main Theme

Engineering Application and Sports Performance

Research Tracks


Sports data analysis, Biomechanical Signal Processing, Human-Computer Interaction, Artificial intelligence, Machine learning, Match and technique analysis, Coding and app development, Predictive analytics, Sports statistics, Computer vision AI-ML for Sports; Image and ideo Analysis, Sporting action recognition, Internet of things etc.

Analysis and modelling:

CFD, FEM, Aerodynamics, Thermodynamics, and heat transfer, Modelling of sports equipment, Motion analysis, Testing of sports equipment, Performance measurement, Image and video Analysis, Sporting action recognition, Machine learning, Match and technique analysis etc.

Design and development:

Sports equipment, Wearable devices. Synthetic sports flooring/surfaces, Coding and app development, Sports attires, Sports shoes, Training equipment, Sports facilities, Synthetic sports flooring, Sports teaching aids, Equipment for para athletes etc.

Sports Performance:

Technology in sports training & performance, Talent identification, Injury prevention, Sports nutrition & technology, Computers in sports Psychology, Sports fitness, Sports management, Application of advanced tools in performance tracking etc.

Important Dates

Refundable Registration is now open for a limited number of days. This option comes bundled with a host of benefits like a highly discounted rate, valid for both listener as well as paper presenter, Complimentary registration to all the Pre-conference workshops and Research Methodology on-line sessions. Free and guaranteed hostel accommodation for student participants, Complimentary local tour on 4th November. Delegates can withdraw from registration and get full refund till 15th October 2023.

All deadlines refer to Indian Standard time, that is 5 hours & 30 minutes ahead of GMT.

Refundable Registration Feb 15 2023
Research Methodology on-line sessions Registration Feb 15 2023
Abstract submission Open
Early Bird Registration 01 May Mon 2023
Abstract submission last date 15 June Thu 2023
Notification for accepted abstract by 15 June Thu 2023
Last date for registration 30 July Sun 2023
Full paper submission 16 Aug 2023
Full pay Registration 16 Sep 2023
Conference Dates 02 - 04 Nov 2023

10% refund on registration amount for Life members, Annual members and Student members

Keynote Speakers

To be Updated Soon.

Our Past Conference Keynote Speakers were :

ICSE 2021

Keynote I

Dr. David James, Managing Director LABOSPORT UK, faculty Sheffield, England.

Keynote II

Prof. Sanjay Mittal, IIT Kanpur.

Plenary Speakers :

  • Dr. Klaus Bartonietz, Acclaimed Biomechanist and Coach of Mr. Neeraj Chopra (Olympian)
  • Mr. Adhitya VJ Iyer, Sports Broadcaster & Analyst, Worked with ICC, BCCI & IPL

ICSE 2017

Keynote I

Dr. David James Managing Director LABOSPORT UK, faculty Sheffield, England.

Keynote II

Dr. Paul Fleming, Loughborough University UK.

Plenary Speakers :

  • Prof. Kazuya Seo, Yamagata University, Japan
  • Prof. (Mrs.) Gerturd U Pfister, University of Copenhagen
  • Prof. Gerald Gems, North Central College in Naperville, Illinois
  • Prof. Stephan Odenwald, Technische Universität Chemnitz
  • Prof. Swarup Mukherjee, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Research Methodology

An on-line session on “Research Methodology in Sports Engineering” will be organised in the Month of February 2023 for the students and budding researchers. This session will be addressed by accomplished researchers and entrepreneurs from around the globe. They will discuss about on-going research work at various Universities, Scholarship options, study abroad, internship opportunities and scope of higher studies in sports engineering. The session will also cover Scientific communication skill, Modern aspects of research methodology and tools like Bibliometric, as well as Literature survey and Data gathering methodology in sports engineering.

Register here free for Research Methodology workshop : Click Here

Pre Conference Workshop

Two Pre-conference workshops are planned; these will cover hand-on on latest developments in sports training, performance measure and enhancement. To be Updated Soon.

Our past workshops included:

ICSE 2021

"Analyzing sports performance and fitness" - Technology demonstration by Qualisys, India & Kistler, India

"Sports performance enhancement through Engineering" - Dr. Klaus Bartonietz, Acclaimed Biomechanist and Coach of Olympic Gold Medalist Mr. Neeraj Chopra

ICSE 2017

"Sports Engineering and Sports Development" - Prof Suresh Kutty & Prof. alit Sharma

"Sports surface and its testing" - Prof Paul Fleming & Shahnawaz Gazi

"Engineering Athelatic Performance - Safety and Adjudication" - Prof. David James, Prof. Stephes Odenwald, Prof. Kazuya Seo

Call for Paper

We invite original research work in all Engineering, Technology or Data science applications in sports and Scientific analysis or application oriented research in sporting domain for the conference. All accepted abstracts with author registration will be published in ICSE-2023 Science and Technology series.

The paper title, author names, contact details, and an informative abstract must be submitted electronically using Abstract Submission Link by abstract submission last date. Abstract submitted before deadline will normally be processed progressively and the review decision communicated well before subsequent deadlines. At the time of registration, the Authors will be required to give undertaking that their submission to ICSE-2023 is not published, accept or under review at the time of submission, in another conference / journal. At least one of the authors of a paper must register before the deadline. Under one registration payment, maximum one paper can be presented. The presentation time is 10 minutes using power point, followed by 5 minutes for Q&A. Scheduling of paper presentation during the conference is at the discretion of the organizing committee and no special request may be entertained.

All accepted abstracts with author registration will be published in ICSE-2023 proceedings and these proceedings shall become part of the ICSE Science and Technology series.

All accepted papers must be presented personally at the conference by an author who is registered to attend. All presented papers shall be eligible for the Best paper awards and the submitted full manuscripts shall be referred to ICSE-2023 Journal publication committee

Journal Publication

Reputed publication houses like: Materials Today Proceedings (Elsevier), IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering (IOP Publishing), European College of Sports Science Journal are approached for publication of conference papers. ICSE-2023 Journal publication committee is headed by Dr. S Bhattacharya(suvanjan.bhattacharyya@pilani.bits-pilani.ac.in)

Pan India Contests

As a run-up to the ICSE-2023, SEA is organizing a Pan India Students’ Design Contest and Hackathon during early 2023 with attractive cash prizes and certificate for Undergraduate and Post Graduate students primarily from technical campuses in India. The contest is an endeavour aimed at attracting the brightest minds in the field of sports engineering.

Watch out this space for detailed announcement soon.

Awards & Prizes

Best Paper Award: Each session in conference will have Best paper award and 2nd Best paper cash award of Rs 15,000 and Rs 10,000 respectively and a certificate.

Student Design and Hackathon Contest Prize: The 1st 2nd 3rd and 4th position for student design contest winners will receive certificate and cash award of Rs. 25,000, 15,000, 10,000 & 5,000 respectively

Submit Abstract

Abstract to be composed in English using prescribed format and within word limit of 250 to 350. Submit pdf version of your Abstract online using the Link .

Abstract submitted before deadline will normally be processed progressively and the review decision communicated over email, well before subsequent deadlines. Once Abstract acceptance is received, immediately proceed towards registration as various deadlines may be near. Note down your Abstract acceptance number for registration and all future communication.

Submit Full Paper

The authors of accepted abstracts, after Registration, will be asked to submit draft full paper in prescribed format. Draft papers will be reviewed and returned with suggestions. Camera-ready version of full paper within word limit of 2500 to 3000 to be submit in pdf format online, along with its plagiarism count report(accepted maximum plagiarism count 15% as per jounal requirment)

Full paper format as per shortlisted journal will be notified here.

Reviewer proposition

As a subject expert with deep insight and knowledge, you are invited to join the team of prestigious reviewers for the conference papers. SEA appreciates the valuable role played by the reviewers in assessment and providing constructive feedback for quality enhancement of a submitted manuscript to a publishable paper. The contribution of the reviewers will be appreciated with an e-certificate jointly from the Sports Engineering Association (SEA) India and the International Sports engineering Association (ISEA) UK.

Student Accommodation

Limited number of accommodations in Boys' and Girls' Hostel are available for accommodation of student delegates of the conference on first come first serve basis. These can be offered free of charge for full time student participants from other Indian Universities for 3 nights during the conference and is based on early registration. Dinner and Breakfast coupons at nominal charges can also be provided. Make specific request for the same during registration payment and you will be communicated confirmation message for the hostel accommodation.

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Delegate Accommodation

In and around Pilani (Rajasthan) there are a number of Hotels, Guest houses and Heritage Havelies. Delegates can find suitable accommodation of their choice and need. The Conference organizing committee maintains an updated list of such accommodations and their contacts who have track record of hosting Institute guests. Make specific request for the same during registration payment and you will be shared with the accommodation options along with special conference discounted price list. There is also limited accommodation available within the university campus.

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Registration to attend the conference is through on-line payment only Refundable Registration is an attractive option to explore, that comes bundled with some extra benefits. Foreign delegates, facing challenge with online payment can Contact ICSE to get online assistance. There is also a highly discounted student registration option by the Early Bird deadline. All delegates are requested to be registered for the conference by the registration deadline. Spot registration is discouraged as it put organizers in stress to ensure all amenities.

Registration charges include conference kit, admission to workshops and Key note addresses, Penal discussion, inaugural function, refreshments, working lunch, and welcome dinner. Accommodation is not included in registration charges. Accompanying person, Spouse to register as listener. The entitlement is entry to Penal discussion, inaugural function, welcome dinner, all on 2nd November 2023. Accommodation is not included in registration charges.

By 30 July 2023 After 30 July 2023
India (₹)* Foreign (US $) India (₹)* Foreign (US $)
Delegates 5000 200 6000 250
Students 3000 150 4000 200

* Delegates and Students fron SAARC Countries can avail Indian delegate registration charges.

10% refund on registration amount for Life members, Annual members and Student members.


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Visit Pilani

You can expect to find a very pleasant cold and dry climate at Pilani during November with day and night time temperatures around 30℃ and 16℃ respectively. Pilani is a small educational township with many schools and colleges. It is about 200 km west of New Delhi, the capital city of India, and they are connected with rail and road links. The capital city of Rajasthan, Jaipur is about 240 km south of Pilani and they are connected by road and rail links. Both New Delhi and Jaipur are metro cities with International Airports and are well connected with all the other major cities of India and abroad. Public transport buses ply at regular interval from ISBT New Delhi and Sindhi Camp Jaipur. Taxies on hire from these cities or nearby other cities to Pilani or for return journey are available aplenty. These days’ bookings can be made using various popular cab hiring apps. The nearest railway station from University campus are Chirawa (CRWA) about 18 km and Loharu (LHU) about 23 km. that connects with Jaipur and New Delhi.

Program overview

This space will be populated with more concrete information as and when we have more confirmation.


Event Name Date Time
Reporting, Workshop, Panel Discussion, Inaugural program 02 Nov Thu 2023 2.00 PM – 8.00 PM
Keynotes, Paper presentation, parallel tracks 03 Nov Fri 2023 9.00 AM – 6.00 PM
Keynote,Paper presentation, parallel tracks, Valedictory, Award ceremony, Local tour after Lunch 04 Nov Sat 2023 9.00 AM – 2.00 PM

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ICSE-2023 and associated events will be a unique opportunity for business houses and Government agencies to showcase their products and services. The congregation will provide opportunity to network with decision makers at various Universities across India and also Sport’s governing body members. The Pan-India student design contest, as part of the conference, will also be closely watched by technical campuses all over India.

We have provision for following:

Write / talk to us sufficient days in advance to book your preferred sponsorship option. 50% sponsorship amount is payable in advance for booking.

Contact person for Sponsorship related query

Name: Dr Pintu Modak, E-mail: pintu@pilani.bits-pilani.ac.in, E-mail cc: sportsengineeringindia@gmail.com, Mobile: +91 963657446

Join SEA

Sports Engineering Association (SEA), India is a recognized group of people from engineering, sports science and industry pledged to work towards the cause of sports, fitness, and industry. The SEA is registered (CIN: U92410RJ2019NPL063817) as a non-profit company under the Companies Act, 2013, for promoting sports engineering among students and faculty of sports Science and Engineering Institutes in India. It intends to work towards sustainable engagement of technology in sports. SEA is committed to serve the community of sports as a whole by promoting technology involvement in the field of sports through information sharing among members. To learn more, please visit SEA home page: https://sportsea.org/

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Birla Institute of Technology & Science – Pilani
Pilani Campus, Rajasthan, PILANI – 333 031


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