The scope of the conference includes, but is not limited to, the following major topics/tracks:

Track 1: Smart Grid Design and Stability Analyses
Grid integration, Materials Research Techniques for Smart grid equipment, Machine Actuators/Sensor Power systems & Technologies, Reliability, Forecasting and Power Flow Analysis, Sensor Systems, Signal Processing and Interfaces in Power systems,

Track 2: Power Electronics
Power electronic converters and control systems; Power conversion topologies, modulation and control, Energy efficiency for residential, commercial and industrial applications; Modeling and control of components, converters and system; Electric machines, drive systems and topologies; Passive components and materials; Power electronic packaging, integration and advanced manufacturing; FACTS, power quality, EMI and EMC; Reliability, advanced fault protection systems, diagnostics, prognostics and equipment health management; Energy harvesting

Track 3: Renewables and storages
Renewable energy resources, storage technologies Modelling and analysis Forecasting Applications for Wind and PV Generation, Microgrids, Renewable energy conversion; Large and small-scale energy storage; Power to gas, Fuel Cells, Integration of Energy Storage Solutions to the Grid and their Impact, Connection of Offshore Renewables to the Grid and their Challenges

Track 4: Power Systems
Power system planning;  Power system planning, energy pricing policies, and retail markets;  Monitoring and evaluation of rural/urban power projects; Electrical safety, power system protection & standards; Power engineering education, Challenges and opportunities of accessible power, privatization, policy, and Tariffs; Monitoring of Distribution Networks, Integration of Distributed Energy Sources; Active Management of Distribution Systems, Optimal Planning of Distribution Networks; Protection of Distribution Networks.

Track 5: ICT and embedded systems for smart grids
Industry 4.0, cyber security;  IoT cloud and fog computing; Demand flexibility; Electric vehicles; emerging technologies for the control, operation, and optimization of smart grid;  embedded system; smart sensors; intelligent electronic devices; big data; smart meter design, non-intrusive load monitoring; distributed intelligence; computational intelligence; demand-side management;  home energy management system; blockchain technology; SCADA, communication technologies; interoperability; middleware technologies; deep learning;  Requirements and Standards for Cyber and Physical Security in Electric Systems; Power System Resiliency to Cyber and Physical Attacks

Track 6: Standards and safety issues in Africa
Interoperability of various international standards;  Applicability and importance of standards;  New standard development for African context;  Aggregation of systems based on different standards;  Grounding issues and safety;  Surveys, frequency or field analysis of electrical accidents;  Accident prevention programs and results;  Statistics around electrical accidents.

Track 7: PhD Forum

Track 8: Short papers

      1. Smart Village
      2. Smart Grid Design and Stability Analyses
      3. Renewables and storages
      4. Power Systems
      5. ICT and embedded systems for smart grids
      6. Standards and safety issues in Africa

For any queries regarding paper submission, please contact the Technical Program Chairs at