IEEE MELECON 2024 is a major international forum presenting design methodologies, techniques, and experimental results in emerging electro-technologies. It is one of the flagship conferences of the IEEE Region 8 (the largest region of IEEE including Europe, Africa, and Middle East). It is expected to bring together researchers and practitioners from different fields of Electrical Engineering. The technical program will include plenary sessions, regular technical sessions, special sessions, panels, tutorials, and special events devoted to students and young professionals, Women in Engineering, entrepreneurs and industries.
IEEE MELECON 2024 will be held on the day immediately following the vibrant São João celebration in Porto. São João is a highly anticipated annual festival that takes place on the night of June 23rd, honoring Saint John the Baptist. It is a time of joyous festivities, where the city comes alive with music, dance, and colorful fireworks. Participants of the conference will have the unique opportunity to immerse themselves in the lively atmosphere and cultural traditions of São João, experiencing the exuberance of the event firsthand. From the festive street parties and the captivating sound of traditional music to the thrilling display of fireworks illuminating the night sky, São João creates an unforgettable atmosphere in Porto. By scheduling the conference right after this vibrant celebration, attendees can not only enjoy the conference itself but also partake in the revelry and take home lasting memories of Porto’s vibrant cultural heritage.
Porto, also known as Oporto, is a captivating city nestled along the Douro River in northwest Portugal. Renowned for its rich history, vibrant culture, and breathtaking architecture, Porto offers an unforgettable experience for visitors. The city is famous for its iconic wine production, particularly Port wine, which can be tasted and explored in the renowned cellars of Vila Nova de Gaia. Porto’s historical center, a UNESCO World Heritage site, showcases a fusion of medieval and modern influences, with its narrow streets, colorful facades, and stunning landmarks like the Clerigos Tower and Dom Luís I Bridge. With its warm and welcoming atmosphere, delectable cuisine, and charming riverside ambiance, Porto is truly a destination worth discovering and immersing oneself in.