News Updates

25 October 2018 - Late registration is still possible at regular fee rates, but conditions may apply

17 October 2018 - 2018 GEMCCon has been registered with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) for 3 Continuous Professional Development (CPD) credits, the validation no. is IEEE-SA-CPD-1249.

19 September 2018 - Group discounts added under the Registration page

15 September 2018 - EMC Short Courses to be held in the week prior to GEMCCon - more information available here

September 9, 2018: Provisional program now available

August 23, 2018: Final paper submission tab added

July 27, 2018: Registration now open

May 31, 2018: Submission deadlines further extended to 22 June 2018, please see details below

May 10, 2018: Submission portal now open

May 09, 2018: Invited speakers and their respective topics now listed on the 'Invited Speakers' page

May 08, 2018: Our submission deadlines have been extended, please see details below

Baie welkom! Wamkelekile! Welcome!

It is our pleasure to welcome you to Stellenbosch, South Africa, for the 4th edition of the IEEE Global Electromagnetic Compatibility Conference (GEMCCON), to be held from 7 to 9 November 2018.

Stellenbosch is situated in the Cape Winelands region of the Western Cape Province, South Africa. The second oldest town in South Africa, founded by Simon van der Stel in 1679 and renowned for its Cape Dutch buildings, university, rugby and wines. Stellenbosch lies in a fertile valley surrounded by vineyards, orchards and mountains. It is an academic and farming community and is one of the best preserved towns in South Africa.

Venue: Wallenberg Conference Centre at the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS)

10 Marais Street


South Africa


Important Dates

11 May 2018 1 June 2018 22 June 2018– Full paper submission

11 May 2018 1 June 2018 22 June 2018 – Proposals for workshops, tutorials, special sessions and short courses

25 June 2018 16 July 2018 3 August 2018 – Notification of acceptance

3 August 2018 24 August 2018 – Early bird registration and final paper submission deadline

24 October 2018 - Regular registration closes


The provisional program is available here.

Organizing Committee

  • International Chair: Prof. Alistair Duffy
  • Conference Chair: Dr. P. Gideon Wiid
  • Vice-Chair & Treasurer: Dr. Temwani Joshua Phiri
  • Secretary: Ms. Anelja de Bok



There are a variety of lodges and B&B's in the city centre. Use the following links to make a reservation:

Tourist Info

For day tours, or pre-, and/or post-conference tours, please contact

Visit the Stellenbosch Tourism website for ideas on popular tourist activities in Stellenbosch