The IEEE PES Student Congress is a worldwide event created by PES (Power and Energy Society) of IEEE, with transitional hosts whose mission is the exchange of knowledge of students and professionals focused on technological diffusion, enhancing the learning of extra skills in specific areas of activity.
This event brings together members of PES student chapters from several universities around the world, as well as newly trained professional members, to exchange experiences, present student chapter projects, meetings among presidents, and other activities.
In addition, technical and motivational lectures, workshops, technical and non-technical visits, cultural activities and integration among students are planned for the event, in order to increase the importance of participation by members.
The first edition of the IEEE PES Student Congress was held from 29 to 31 August 2014 at METU in Ankara, Turkey. This edition counted on 40 students from several countries and 6 international speakers.
The Second IEEE PES Student Congress was held August 15-17, 2016 at the RHR Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It was an event organized by 4 universities, and this time it counted on 68 students from 24 different countries.
In 2018, the third edition of the event will take place, to be organized by the IEEE PES South Brazil Section Chapter, at Universidade Federal do ABC, in São Bernardo do Campo, São Paulo. In this edition, we expect about 100 students from many countries to attend the congress.
The Third IEEE PES Student Congress, organized by the IEEE PES Professional Chapter of the South Brazil Section and supported by the IEEE UFABC Student Branch, is one of the most important events in the world in the areas of Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Computing and correlates for students and youth members of the IEEE Power and Energy society.