About NIGERCON 2017

IEEE Nigeria Section invites you to participate in the upcoming IEEE NIGERCON 2017. NIGERCON is a refereed international conference. The Conference seeks submissions of articles from Academia, Government, Industry, and Private Sectors on the following sub-themes: Engineering Education, Computing, Communication, Power and Energy, Internet of Everything, Engineering in Medicine and related fields.

Date: 7-10 November 2017
Theme: Electro-Technology for National Development
Venue: Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO), Imo State, Nigeria

NIGERCON also provides opportunities for companies and industries to showcase their products, and for entrepreneurs to explore investment opportunities. The Conference will feature comprehensive technical sessions, industry tutorials and Professional Activities workshop.

Oguta lake

The City of Owerri

Owerri, which is the located in the heart of Igboland, is Imo state’s largest city. For those keen on relaxation and serenity, Owerri is an ideal holiday destination. Owerri is a city that is extremely proud of its culture and history. Some tourist sites in the city include Mbari Cultural and Art Center, where artifacts of Igbo heritage are on display, and Oguta Lake which attracts thousands of tourists every year. The lake is conducive for swimming and sightseeing.

Federal University of Technology, Owerri

FUTO, as the oldest university of technology was established in 1980. Students are chosen purely on their academic merit and their passion for success. The university brings out the very best in her students, giving them a purpose and a drive for true excellence.

Important Dates for Conference Papers

Federal University of Technology Owerri
PMB,Owerri, 1526, Ihiagwa, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria
P: +234-810 0495399
E: info@ieeenigercon.org


Registration Modes

Early (before October 7, 2017)

After October 7, 2017


N25, 000 ($250) N30, 000 ($300)


N35, 000 ($350) N40, 000 ($400)

Postgraduate Student Members

N25, 000 ($250) N30, 000 ($300)

Postgraduate Students (Non-members)

N25, 000 ($250) N30, 000 ($300)

Undergraduate Student Members

N5, 000 ($25) N8, 000 ($30)

Undergraduate Students (Non-members)

N8, 000 ($30) N10, 000 ($35)


Bank Details

Bank: Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB)
Address: Guaranty Trust Bank PLC Plot 26 Transamadi Industrial Layout, Port Harcourt , Rivers State.
Account Name: Inst of Electrical & Electronics Engineers, Nigeria Section
Account Number (Naira): 0038387576. Sort code: 058215012.
Account Number (Dollar): 0038387583. Swift code: GTBINGLA.






The Venue

NIGERCON 2017 is going to be held in Owerri in one of the prestigious university in the country the Federal University of Technology, Owerri in November, 2017. The Conference will last for 4 days from the 7th to the 10th of November, 2017. The University is situated 30 minutes from Sam Mbagwe Airport which will ease logistic of participant from other part of Africa. The city of Owerri is very peaceful with a lot of attraction that will be of interest to visiting delegates.

IEEE Nigercon 2017 Hotels

SELECTED HOTELS (Very close to FUTO) with Manger's contacts

  • FUTO Guest House, Federal University of Technology Owerri
    Phone: 0803 4211 864
  • LOBIC MERIDAN HOTEL , Port-Harcourt Rd, New Owerri, Owerri, Imo State
    Phone: 07036493163 , 0703 128 2868
    Price: N8,000 Per Night.
  • G.TOWER HOTEL, Address: Plot SH/2, Commercial District 'G' Owerri, Port Hartcourt Road, New Owerri, Owerri, By City global hotel, Owerri.
    Phone: 08038752924
    Price: N8,000 Per Night.
  • CITY GLOBAL HOTEL, Port-Harcourt Road, Owerri, Imo State
    Price: N8,000 Per Night.
    Phone: 08144437102
  • De Legend Hotel
    Address: Achike Udenwa Ave, New Owerri, Owerri
    Phone: 0703 107 8121
    Price: N8, 000

Please indicate the hotel you intend lodging in for logistics and security purposes.
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