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Oral Presentation Guidelines New

Authors presenting in an oral session are requested to use the conference template.

Click Here to download the presentation template

Fifteen minutes are allotted to each speaker, and the recommended length of the presentation is 10-12 minutes.


Paper Proposal Submission Guidelines

Prospective authors are asked to submit their paper proposals through the conference submission Web site at:

Authors are requested to rigorously adhere to language, format, and electronic file requirements described below.



English is the working language of the conference. If English is not your native language, please have your paper read by a native English speaker, or seek online services to improve the language of your paper. Please note that your paper is subject to further review and it may be rejected if it is deemed that English of your paper is not acceptable.

Authors can go to the following website for paid services:


Format and Final Paper Template

Papers are limited to six (6) pages and must conform to the IEEE two-column format for conference papers. Submissions exceeding six(6) pages will not be accepted.

Templates are available here in Microsoft WordPDF, and LaTex format.


Electronic File Requirements

Final papers are to be submitted electronically, with file size limited to 2 MB. Accepted and presented papers will be published in the Conference Proceedings, and included in the IEEE Xplore® online digital library.

IEEE is very strict with the requirements for converting application files or PostScript files to full-text PDF for inclusion in IEEE Xplore®. Failure to embed and subset fonts is the biggest obstacle to PDF compliance with IEEE Xplore®.  Papers failing to meet IEEE Xplore® PDF requirements will not be included in IEEE Xplore®.

Please note that all final papers must be converted using PDFexpress from the following link, You will need to register at IEEE PDF eXpress and use conference  to check your PDF file or to convert it to an acceptable PDF file.

The instructions for first time IEEE PDF Express users are available in the first-time users link.


IEEE Copyright Form

All authors must submit a signed IEEE Copyright Form with their final submission by April 20, 2018. This can be done online through the submission website.

Failure to submit a signed IEEE Copyright Form will result in the paper not being published in IEEE Xplore.


Final Submission

For submitting the final version of your paper, please refer to the acceptance letter emailed to each corresponding author. It contains details specific to each paper submission. Please note that upon submission, no further changes can be made. Also, please note that if the paper is not submitted on time, it will not be included in the conference proceedings submitted or the IEEE Xplore database.

For any questions regarding submission, please email to Barry Rawn  Technical Program Committee Chair  @  or  Dr. Abraham Gebregergis General Chair for Power Africa 2018, @