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Conference Registration

Conference Fees Policy

All conference participants must register for the conference. This includes presenters in tutorials and special sessions.

The registration fee covers attendance to all sessions, lunches and coffee/tea breaks during the conference, the welcome reception, the conference dinner, and all conference materials.

The tutorials/workshops on Sunday 18 June preceding the main conference have the separate fees outlined below.

The companion fee (for accompanying persons) includes the welcome reception and the conference dinner.

One (1) regular registration will be valid for two (2) paper presentations, provided that the registered presenter is one of the authors of both paper presentations. An additional full registration fee is required for any number of additional papers. One (1) student registration allows only one (1) paper presentation.

As per IEEE PES policy, no–shows will be removed from post-conference distribution and will not be available on IEEE Xplore or other public-access IEEE forums.

Conference Fees

The conference fees are detailed in the table below. All figures are inclusive of VAT and given in GBP (i.e. these are the totals you will be charged). Become a member of PES and save on your registration costs! Click here to find out more.

Category Early bird – until 1 May 2017
(inclusive of 20% VAT) GBP
Late registration – after 1 May 2017
(inclusive of 20% VAT) GBP
Regular (non-member) £860 £1100
IET members* £770 £1000
IEEE members* £720 £960
IEEE PES Members** (PES membership only $35) £660 £880
Student*** £420 £560
IEEE Student Member*** £360 £480
IEEE PES Student Member*** (PES membership only $35) £330 £440
IEEE Life Member* £360 £480
Companion £180 £240
Tutorial – Regular £130 £170
Tutorial – Students £100 £130
* Members are required to indicate their IEEE membership number during registration and to bring along their current IEEE membership card for verification at the conference.
** Become a IEEE PES member. Once you become an IEEE member, PES membership is only $35 (USD) per year!! Become a member here.
***Participants are eligible for student rate if they are a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate student. Participants must bring along their Student Identification Card and/or IEEE Membership Card to the conference for verification.

Tutorial and Special Session Speakers (only): In addition to the full conference fees listed above, a single-day conference pass will be available for Tutorial and Special Session speakers on site at a flat rate of £400 per day (inclusive of VAT). This will include coffee breaks and lunches during the day but excludes the Welcome Reception and Conference Dinner.

Fees Cancellation Policy

All cancellations or refund requests must be made in writing by e-mail to the IEEE PowerTech Manchester Secretariat ( A fifty percent (50%) refund of the amount received by (as stated in the original receipt) will be given to cancellations received on or before 26 May 2017. NO REFUNDS will be given for cancellations received after this date. The refund will be processed only after the conference.