2019-05-02 eNotice to South Africa Section

Special event:

  • 2019 IEEE 5G Summit Pretoria, to be held at the University of Pretoria in Pretoria on Monday May 6, 2019: http://www.5gsummit.org/pretoria/ .
    • The event is being registered for ECSA Continuous Professional Development (CPD) points


1/2-price Membership, and discounts for IEEE members in ECSA fees

  • As the half-year started in April, starting the IEEE membership is now only a half of the full price. For example, the cost of traditional professional membership is reduced from USD164 down to USD82 (or USD46 for electronic membership), and student membership is reduced from USD27 down to USD13.30. 
  • Please see more details here
  • The information on how to renew and methods of payment is available here 

NB! ECSA Professional and Candidate Engineers/Technologists get up to R1110 discount on their ECSA fees, if they are members of IEEE. Please see more details here: http://www.ieee.org.za/ecsa-membership-discounts-ieee-members


Upcoming conferences

(as per the list available here)

  • 2019 International Conference on Advances in Big Data, Computing and Data Communication Systems (icABCD), Drakensberg Sun Resort, Winterton, 5 - 6 August 2019 . http://icabcd.org/ . 
    • The event is registered for ECSA CPD points.

  • 2019 IEEE 2nd Wireless Africa Conference (WAC), Pretoria, South Africa, 19 - 20 August 2019: https://events.vtsociety.org/wirelessafrica2019/. Submission deadline: 13 May 2019.  
  • 2019 Open Innovations (OI), Johannesburg, South Africa, 2 - 4 October 2019.  http://www.africaopen.org/Submission deadline: 15 July 2019

  • 2019 International Multidisciplinary Information Technology and Engineering Conference (IMITEC), Emerald Resort & Casino, Vanderbijlpark, 21 - 22 November 2019: http://www.vut.ac.za/imitec2019/ . 

  • 2020 Conference on Information Communications Technology and Society (ICTAS), Durban, South Africa, 11 - 12 March 2020. http://www.ictas2020.com/ . Submission deadline: 4 Oct 2019.

  • 2020 IEEE 23rd International Conference on Information Fusion (FUSION), Rustenburg, 6 - 9 July 2020 https://www.aconf.org/conf_165280.html (not yet open for submissions).

More details may be found at here.


Grants for low income students to attend any of these or other (incl. international) conferences:

IEEE R8 VCF Grants to attend IEEE conferences for low income students (https://ieeer8.org/category/voluntary-contribution-fund/).


Information for conference organizers

Please note that if you would like to organize an IEEE-supported conference, please start and prepare your submission at least a year before the conference.
More information may be found at http://www.ieee.org.za/organizing-ieee-sponsored-conferences-south-africa


Thank you for your loyal support.



  Feel free to find the online version of the previous announcement at http://ieee.org.za/2019-02-06-renewals-upcoming-events-and-updated-list-...