1st iDIEC 2023

We are pleased to invite all inventors and innovators of Disability Inclusive Education to participate in the 1st Innovation Disability Inclusive Education Competition (iDIEC 2023) which will be held on 4th-5th October 2023 at Taylor’s University Lakeside Campus, Selangor, Malaysia. This competition is organized by SEAMEO SEN in concurrent with the 5th International Conference on Special Education (ICSE 2023).

Inventors and Innovators stand a chance to win gold, silver or bronze medals and will be awarded with e-certificates for each category. The outstanding inventors and innovators for each category will be awarded with the Best Award Trophy. Evaluations will be made by a panel of esteemed invited judges that are experts in their fields.


Dr. Rahimah Jamaluddin

University Putra Malaysia


Dede Supriyanto Mustakim

Center of Development of Teachers and Educational Staffs (PPPPTK TK & PLB)


Photo of Dede Supriyanto Mustakim, iDIEC Panel
Photo of Dr. Diosdado San Antonio, iDIEC Panel

Dr. Diosdado San Antonio



Ahmad Heikhal Amir Hamzah




Inclusivity in Education

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) and Vocational

New Discoveries

Digital and Animation

Assistive Devices for Learners with Disabilities


31 March 2023 (Extended until 30 April 2023) : Abstract Submission Deadline, Registration Deadline

30 June 2023 : Poster and Video Submission and Payment Deadline

15 August 2023 : Announcement of Bronze Medalists and Finalists

4 October 2023 : Exhibition and Presentation for Finalist

5 October 2023 : Gold and Silver Medalists Announcement and Prize Giving Ceremony


  • Best Award Trophy for iDIEC 2023 – Category A
  • Best Award Trophy for iDIEC 2023 – Category B
  • Best Award Trophy for iDIEC 2023 – Category C
  • Best Award Trophy for iDIEC 2023 – Category D
  • Gold Medal + e-Certificates – All Categories
  • Silver Medal + e-Certificates – All Categories
  • Bronze e-Certificates – All Categories

Competition Category

CategoryTarget Participants
Category AInstitute of Higher
Learning (IHL),
Polytechnics, Colleges
& Community
Category BTeacher Training
Category CPrivate/Public Schools:
i. Teachers
ii. Students
iii. Teachers + Students
Category DOpen Category:
i. Individuals
ii. NGOs
iii.Private/Government Agencies/Centres