(IEEE ACCREDITATION AND REGISTRATION SUBMITTED) TO BE OFFICIALLY CONFIRMED

25 - 27 January 2022, hosted by Durban University of Technology, South Africa
at the
Durban International Convention Centre (ICC)


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It is with great pleasure that we announce the 30th Southern African Universities Power Engineering Conference (SAUPEC 2022). This flagship Southern Africa regional conference will be hosted by Department of Electrical Power Engineering, Durban University of Technology in conjunction with the South African Institute of Electrical Engineers (SAIEE). SAUPEC brings together experts from the industry, academics and students in engineering, computer science and information technology to present research papers, network, and expand the fraternity that has been built as part of the SAUPEC legacy.


UPDATES AND NOTICES:

2021/08/27: Authors of Papers must submit their papers via the paper submissions website, EasyChair. Click here to access the EasyChair website now.

2021/10/08: To view the SAUPEC 2022 programme, click here.

2021/11/02: The venue has been announced. SAUPEC 2022 will be held at the Durban International Convention Centre (ICC).

2021/11/02: You can access the paper template by clicking here.

2021/11/03: The deadline for paper submission is now the 15 November 2021.

2022/01/12: KEYNOTE SPEAKERS and ACCOMODATIONS have been added. Please review the Keynot Speakers bio's below, and the accomodation options under the VENUE heading.

2022/01/13: The registration form for SAUPEC 2022 has been added


KEYNOTE SPEAKERS & TOPICS


"The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Modern Power Systems" - G Kumar Venayagamoorthy (PhD, MBA, FIEEE, FIET, FSAIEE)
Click here to view G Kumar Venayagamoorthy's bio

"Impacts of Digital Transformation on Alternative and Free Energy" - Prof. Dr. Ilhami Çolak (Nisantasi University, Instanbul/Turkey)
Click here to view Prof Dr Ilhami Çolak's bio


TECHNICAL TOPICS

We invite you to submit original papers in any area, including but not limited to:

Topics of Interest:

  • Power Generation, Large-scale Power Projects and Financing
  • Super-Grid, Power Pools, Smart Grids, Microgrids and Nanogrids
  • Artificial Intelligence Applications in Power System
  • Industrial Automation, Mechatronics and Robotics
  • Advanced Metering Infrastructure and Control Center Applications
  • Electrical Machines and Drives
  • High Power Electronics
  • Advanced Electrical Materials and Nanotechnology
  • Transmission, Distribution and Reticulation Networks
  • HVDC and High Voltage Engineering
  • Protection, Relaying and System Automation
  • Cyber-physical Systems, Cyber-security and Power System Security
  • Quality of Supply, Reliability and Condition Monitoring
  • Load Modelling and Demand Side Management
  • Energy Harvesting, Management, Conversion, Consumption and Efficiency
  • Renewable Energy Systems
  • Energy Storage, Devices and Systems
  • Distributed and Embedded Generation
  • Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) and Electromagnetic Interference (EMI)
  • Geomagnetically Induced Currents and Space Phenomena on Power Systems
  • Power System Control, Stability, Modeling, Computation, and Optimization
  • Power Systems Communication
  • Energy Markets, Economics, Tariffs, Grid Codes and Policies
  • Power Engineering Education, Super Learning, Distance Learning

WEBSITE

The conference website is at www.saiee.org.za

PAPER FORMAT

Prospective authors are invited to submit high-quality papers in the stated research fields. Papers, with maximum length of six pages, are to be prepared in accordance with the IEEE format available on the conference website. Authors must upload their papers to the Paper Submission website, EasyChair: Click here to access the EasyChair website

The paper template is available at https://www.ieee.org/conferences/publishing/templates.html

REVIEW POLICY

Full papers will be assessed by at least two reviewers. Papers, with a maximum length of six pages, are to be prepared in accordance with the IEEE format.

Papers accepted by the review panel will be published in the conference proceedings. Papers not accepted by the review panel may be presented as posters but will not be included in the proceedings. The full review policy is available on the conference website. Papers will be submitted to IEEE to be uploaded on IEEE Xplore after IEEE has approved the conference.
 

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

You can access the Conference Program by clicking on the following link: SAUPEC 2022 Conference Technical Programme.

Note that the programme is available in PDF format for reading and/or download.
 

ORGANISING COMMITTEE

Chairs: Prof Inno Davidson (General), Dr Musasa Kabeya (Technical), Dr Elutunji Buraimoh (Publication).

Conference secretariat: Mrs. Gerda Geyer ( geyerg@saiee.org.za).
 

VENUE

The Durban Internation Convention Centre (ICC). (Click to view in Google Maps)
 

ACCOMODATION

         

The following accomodation is available for attendees:-


TSOGO SUN ACCOMODATION OPTIONS:-

COASTLANDS MUSGRAVE ACCOMODATION:-

  • In your internet browser, go to www.coastlands.co.za
  • On the homepage, click on BOOK NOW
  • Click on CHECK under COASTLANDS MUSGRAVE HOTEL's photograph
  • Select your travel dates
  • Select number of guests traveling
  • In the PROMO CODE FIELD: Enter SAUPEC2022
  • Available Room types and Rates will display
  • Click on SHOW RATES to see the various rates available
  • At the desired Room Type and Rate, click on BOOK.
  • Complete the Booking Procedure by completing information and Credit Card details.
ROYAL HOTEL ACCOMODATION:-
  • In your internet browser, go to www.coastlands.co.za
  • On the homepage, click on BOOK NOW
  • Click on CHECK under THE ROYAL HOTEL's photograph
  • Select your travel dates
  • Select number of guests traveling
  • In the PROMO CODE FIELD: Enter SAUPEC2022
  • Available Room types and Rates will display
  • Click on SHOW RATES to see the various rates available
  • At the desired Room Type and Rate, click on BOOK.
  • Complete the Booking Procedure by completing information and Credit Card details.

REGISTRATION

The registration fee includes the following:

  • Conference proceedings in electronic format.
  • REGISTRATION FOR SAUPEC 2022 (REGISTRATION NO LONGER ACTIVE)

 

IMPORTANT DATES –

16 August 2021: 1st Call for papers

15 November 2021: Paper submission closes

9 December 2021: Notification of acceptance

15 December 2021: Camera-ready papers due and registration opens

26-27 January 2022: Main conference