PowerAfrica 2021 Virtual Conference

23rd-27th August 2021

Call for Papers PAC 2021: Extended Deadline April 15th 2021

We invite you to submit your Full or Short Papers and get them published in IEEE Xplore®!


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Call to host PowerAfrica 2022

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Call for Papers PAC2021

Two types of submissions are invited for presentation at PowerAfrica 2021:

  1. Full papers – mature results or completed projects and should not exceed 5 pages
  2. Short papers (*new) – targeting practitioners – interim results, experiences and perspectives and should be up to 3 pages in length including a short reference section.

Accepted papers presented during the conference will be submitted for publication in IEEE Xplore®.


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What is PowerAfrica Conference?

Join IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES), Industrial Applications Society (IAS) and IEEE Kenya Section for the 8th Annual Power Africa Conference on “Regional Integration, Emerging Trends and Energy Sustainability in Advancing Africa’s Economic Progress” to be held virtually from August 23 to August 27, 2021

Important Dates

Call for papers opens   December 30, 2020
Final Extension Paper submission deadline   April 30, 2021 
Author notification May 21, 2021
Camera-ready submission with IEEE copyright forms   June 4, 2021
Early-Bird registration   July 23, 2021
Conference Date   August 23-27, 2021

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The IEEE PES and the IEEE IAS invite you to submit a Conference Host Concept Paper to serve as host of the IEEE PES/IAS PowerAfrica Conference (PAC) 2022. After review of the submitted Concept Papers, the PAC Steering Committee anticipates naming a single preferred host of PAC 2022. The preferred host will provide additional details when available and before final selection as host. Due date is March 31, 2021. Read more about this call.