How do I register for the conference?

You can register as an author or attendee via this link:

How much do I need to pay to register for the virtual conference?

The amount you pay depends on whether you are an IEEE PES or IAS Member, IEEE Member, IEEE Student Member and Non-Member. Authors pay a slightly higher rate than non-authors. You can find more information on how much you need to pay on the registration page

Is there funding available to participate in the conference?

We do not have any open funding opportunities.

Are there any discounts available?

We have plenty of discounts available for you.
IEEE members receive a discount on registration fees. PES and IAS members receive a further discount on the registration fees. IEEE Student members pay half price.
All attendees will receive a further 25% discount if they register by the 7th of August 2020 by taking advantage of the Early Bird Registration rates. In addition to this all attendees get a further 10% discount on Full Conference Registration fee for the onsite PowerAfrica 2021 Conference to be held in Nairobi, Kenya.

What is included in the cost of my registration?

Full Conference Registration entitles you to attend the Opening ceremony; Closing ceremony; All Free Networking Sessions; All Plenary & Panel sessions; All Technical Paper sessions; All Exhibitions and Smart Village events. Tutorials are not included.

Tutorial Only Fee entitles you to attend the Opening ceremony; All Plenary & Panel sessions and all Tutorials.Technical Paper Presentations; All Exhibitions and Smart Village Events not included.

What happens once I register?

Once you register, you will receive an email with a confirmation of your registration. Within the next few days you will received detailed instructions on how to access the conference.

Can I register for the conference once it has begun?

Yes you can register for the conference during the conference and even after so as to access on-demand content.


What are my options for sponsoring / exhibiting / advertising at the conference?

Organizations and individuals can purchase a customised sponsorship package, virtual exhibit booths, mobile app banner ads, or virtual platform ads in the conference program. Please contact us at and we will be happy to speak with you about a custom sponsorship package for your company or as an individual.

What are the costs for sponsorship / exhibiting / advertising?

We have a wide variety of opportunities that are priced differently to enable one choose what is most suitable based on the outcome they want to get. Please see the various pricing options here. Please contact us at and we will be happy to speak with you about a custom sponsorship package for your company or as an individual.


What time does the conference start?

On each day the conference will begin at 06:00 AM (GMT) Convert to your local time here.

Where can I get the event program?

You can get a copy of the program here


How and where do I upload my presentation?

You will receive an upload link via your registered email address soon and all presentations should be uploaded by 11th August 2020. You can find more instructions on Preparing and Uploading Your Virtual Presentation here


What is a virtual conference?

A virtual conference is hosted entirely over the Internet. As an attendee you will be able to access, watch and hear presentations from your computer or handheld device while participating in real time questions and answer sessions.
Attendees participate through a virtual platform on a conference website designed specifically for the virtual conference.

Will I have access to the recordings and materials?

All conference sessions will be recorded and posted on the conference platform at the end of the event, so that you can view all Virtual Conference sessions at your convenience. You will get a link to the recordings via the email address you used to register.

How can I engage with other conference participants online?

You can interact with us and other participants using the hashtag #PowerAfricaGoesVirtual on our social media pages below.

Facebook:  @IEEEPowerAfrica
Twitter:     @PowerAfrica20
Y​outube:    IEEE PowerAfrica Conference