San Jose, CA – February 15, 2017 – Today the IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC) Committee announced the 2017 Call For Papers. The seventh annual GHTC will take place in San Jose, California, USA, October 19– 22, 2017.
Organized by IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional society with over 400,000 members in over 160 countries, IEEE GHTC is where multiple disciplines interact to identify, create and advance technology to benefit humanity. It is the perfect venue for those interested in humanitarian projects to join their peers in Silicon Valley.
GHTC invites presenters to showcase innovation and progress in technology and methodology addressing the socio-cultural and socio-economic needs of vulnerable and resource-constrained end-user communities in developing and developed countries, as well as confronting the challenges of both natural and man-made disasters.
Key focus areas that are particularly relevant include (but are not limited to):
- Poverty Alleviation
- Agriculture & Food Security
- Quality Education
- Affordable & Clean Energy
- Clean Water & Sanitation
- Connectivity & Communication
- Humanitarian Challenges & Opportunities
- Disaster Mitigation, Preparedness, Response & Recovery
- Other United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
Visit the GHTC 2017 website, www.ieeeghtc.org for details on the Call for Papers, abstract submission and timelines.