Report on the IEEE PES Africa Conference in Zambia by Delegates of IEEE Nigeria Section

The PES Conference was very successful and the delegates got to meet many people from other African countries, Europe and US. The Immediate Past Section Chair, Engr. Prof. Gloria Chukwudebe made a panel presentation on Skills Development through Partnerships – a critical path to the electrification of Africa. The delegates had the opportunity of networking with people from various parts of the world.

Question and Answer Session at the Conference
Question and Answer Session at the Conference

 

Besides attending the educative tutorials on smart grid and renewable energy systems, they participated at the special session on Women in Power, where they interacted with young girls from pre-university and encouraged them to go into Science and engineering.

Women in Power with Pre-University Girls
Women in Power with Pre-University Girls

The delegates also met with the Smart Village ambassadors and volunteers who attended the Conference.

Delegates with Zambian Young Volunteers
Delegates with Zambian Young Volunteers

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