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PEMD 2018

The 9th International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives

17 - 19 April 2018 | Liverpool ACC, Liverpool, UK

CPD 18 hours

Author information

The organising committee encourages authors to submit abstracts focussing on real business case studies / scenarios, innovative tools and techniques and report on work completed or nearing final stages, or efforts that have concluded with an important outcome of interest.

Please do not submit any sales pitches as they will be rejected.

Key dates

Author notification 3 November 2017
Submission of full papers 12 January 2018
Author notification 14 February 2018
Author registration 14 March 2018
Presentation submission deadline 30 March 2018

The submission process

Authors wishing to submit papers and present at PEMD 2018 are required to submit an abstract for consideration by the Conference’s Technical Programme Committee.

Following the review of abstracts, successful authors will be invited to submit a full paper for a second review by the committee.

Successful authors of full papers will then be invited to attend and present their work at the PEMD 2018 as a either a PowerPoint Presentation or poster display.

Writing an abstract

  • Abstracts must be submitted by 11 September 2017 if they are to be considered for the conference
  • The working language of the conference is English, which will be used for all printed material, presentations and discussion

Before submission, make sure that the following material is ready:

  • Your abstract title, all authors’ names and affiliations
  • Your prepared abstract of up to 1,000 words plus an additional 250 words for references / appendices
  • Your preferred topic area is chosen from the conference technical scope*

*The technical programme committee reserves the right to change the authors' choice of topic area

Submitting your abstract

Step 1: Login or Register as a new user
  • Enter the online submission system
  • Click on “Sign up” and enter your email address / password
  • You will receive a confirmation email containing a link to activate your account
Step 2: Submit your abstract
  • Enter the online submission system
  • At the MySubmissions dashboard, select “Add submission”
  • Follow the on-screen instructions and complete all fields
  • Tip: Use the preview button as you go to view your abstract file and check information is correct
  • During the submission process please download the “Licence to Publish Form”. You can complete this at a later stage however it must be uploaded to the system before the full paper deadline (12 January 2018)
  • Once all fields are complete, you will be sent a confirmation email containing your submission reference number. Please use this reference number in all correspondence with the organisers
  • If you are submitting more than one abstract you can use the same user account
  • Done!

Accepted abstracts

Should your abstract be accepted please take note of the key dates at the top of this page, in particular the full paper deadline.

Each paper must have at least one author registered by 14 March 2018, to avoid the paper being withdrawn from the conference proceedings.

Authors presenting more than two papers must pay the additional paper fee. The author must be present at the conference to present the submission either orally or by poster presentation or the paper will not be published.

The IET or other associated societies cannot meet any travelling or subsistence expenses for authors, either prior to or during the conference.

Personal data

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It may also be used for the promotion of other IET products and services and contacting you for market research purposes.

By providing us with your postal address, email address and telephone number you agree that we may contact you by these methods.

You can change this preference at any time by either contacting us by post, following the link on a received email or amending your preferences if you have a MyIET online account.




Member - from £599

Non-member - from £699

Student - from £499

Author - from £519