Call for Papers

We are delighted to invite you to submit your full paper to the International Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC2024), which is coming back to Cardiff on the 2-6 September 2024. Cardiff University will be hosting UPEC2024 in the historic Main Buildings, and the social events will take place at historical and cultural venues, including Cardiff Castle and the National Museum of Wales. The central location of Cardiff University allows delegates to stay in Cardiff City Centre either in hotels or University accommodation.

Please note the submission deadline is extended to 3rd May 2024.


Paper submission

Full papers, of six (6) pages maximum length, must be prepared in accordance with the IEEE PES Conference Paper guidelines, here. A template for the paper can be downloaded here.

In order to submit your paper you will need to be registered on the CMT system. Once you have been registered you can log in and submit your paper.

Submission of full papers will be through the CMT submission system, here.

Accepted and presented papers will be published in the conference proceedings and will be submitted to IEEE Xplore.

Preparation of Final PDF Version of your Paper

Details for preparing the final PDF version of your paper to ensure that it is compatible for submission to IEEE Xplore are available here. Access the IEEE PDF eXpress site to start the conversion process. Enter 61344X for the Conference ID.

Net Zero, Energy Transition and Sustainable e-Transition

Environmental Impacts and Targets

Electric Vehicles and e-Mobility

Continuity of Supply, Reliability and Resilience

Power System Economics and Electricity Markets

Power System Modelling and Analysis

Power System Operations and Control

Power System Optimisation and Planning

Power System Protection

Load and Generation Forecasting

Demand Side Management, Flexibility and Demand Response

Smart Grids, Renewable Energy Systems and Distributed Generation

Energy Storage, and Multi-Energy Systems and Networks

Active Distribution Networks

ICT, Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence Applied to Power Systems

Power Quality

Electrical Building Services

Advanced Metering Infrastructures

Substation and Distribution Systems

Transient analysis and EMTP modelling

Condition Monitoring and Diagnostics

High Voltage Engineering

HVDC, FACTS and Power Electronics

Electrical Machines and Drives, and Magnetic Materials for Energy

Power Engineering Education

Key Dates


Paper acceptance: please note that due to the extended paper submission deadline, acceptance notifications will be sent out by May 31st Anyone requiring earlier acceptance decisions for funding and visa applications, please contact

Conference registration: opens in April

Early bird registration fee until: Mid-July

Conference date: 2nd - 6th September 2024