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IEEE HAC Event Grant for GHTC 2019

Sunday, March 3rd, 2019

 

IEEE GHTC 2019 is pleased to announce it has received an Event Grant from the IEEE Humanitarian Activities Committee (HAC).

The IEEE Humanitarian Activities Committee (HAC) supports strengthening the capacity and impact of IEEE volunteers, staff and OUs involved in sustainable development and humanitarian technology-related activities around the world. IEEE HAC facilitates necessary education and training, builds strategic partnerships, provides funding for projects and events and supports IEEE SIGHT (Special Interest Group on Humanitarian Technology) activities.

GHTC 2019 authors whose papers are accepted may apply for the IEEE HAC Conference Participation Program. This program provides a number of partial scholarships to support participation at 2019 conferences with a sustainable development and humanitarian technology focus or component. The objective is to facilitate more extensive networking, sharing of experiences and partnership building, and reduce potential economic barriers to participation by IEEE volunteers active in the sustainable development space.

Eligibility:

Those eligible to apply for support include the following individuals who have tangible results, experiences, and lessons learned to share.

  • Active IEEE SIGHT volunteers
  • Other IEEE volunteers
  • Local practitioners, local community, and local partner representatives actively collaborating with IEEE members in the sustainable development and humanitarian space

Read the Call for Applicants here (PDF). To apply, once your paper is accepted, fill out the online application for support: 2019 HAC Conference Participation Program Application.

Note there are monthly deadlines on the last Thursday.

 

GHTC 2019 Call for papers

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019

CALL for PAPERS

Initial Submission Deadline Extended to 19-April

Download PDF CFP flyer

Conference Dates: October 17 – 20, 2019
Venue: DoubleTree by Hilton Seattle Airport

The 9th IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (IEEE GHTC 2019) is an international flagship conference sharing practical technology enabled solutions addressing the needs of underserved populations and resource constrained environments around the world and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDG).

Stakeholders from the public, private, education and research, societal, funding and donor sectors are invited to submit proposed papers (or presentations) sharing Sustainable Development and Humanitarian Technology related insights, experiences, good practices and lessons learnt from a research, policy, practitioner and/or community perspective. To this end, GHTC welcomes paper and presentation submissions in the Sustainable Development and Humanitarian/Appropriate/Assistive Technology spaces. Submissions by practitioners (governmental, for-profit and non-profit), academics, private sector actors and policy makers describing intervention design and implementation, field experiences and best practices, case studies, project monitoring and evaluation results, and original research are of particular interest.

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