Prof. Judd Walson, START Center, University of Washington will join the GHTC 2019 Saturday plenary panel on “Health-Related Issues in Resource Constrained Environments” The Strategic Analysis, Research & Training (START) Center is a research consulting group established in 2011 by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) and the University of Washington (UW) Department… Read more
Announcing: The IEEE GHTC 2019 Program Guide and Official Schedule are now available. Read the Welcome messages from the Chair and Program Chairs. Check out the complementary Workshops on Thursday afternoon, the Student Poster Competition participants abstracts, the Welcome Reception and the other Special Sessions, and the plenary Keynotes and Panels. The HAC Introduction has… Read more
IEEE Smart Village (ISV) is an IEEE program that supports the world’s energy-impoverished communities by providing a comprehensive solution combining renewable energy, community-based education, and entrepreneurial opportunities. ISV provides seed-funding to carefully selected community entrepreneurs based upon a credible business plan that will impact significant number of people with electricity, education and small enterprise… Read more
The GHTC 2019 Young Professionals & Welcome Reception and Poster Awards will be on Thursday, October 17, staring at 7pm, following the Student Poster Competition. (Tickets required) The Reception will feature Carrie Smith of Physio-Control company. She will speak on her activities and experiences in humanitarian technology, in biomedical and energy poverty applications. Speaker… Read more
The GHTC 2019 Student Poster Competition deadline has been extended to October 8 to allow more time for students just returning to school to enter. See competition announcement here and guidelines and submission here.
The Hotel Reservation cut-off date has been extended to Friday, October 11 at 5:00 p.m. Pacific time. For reservations see the Hotel & Travel page.
The IEEE GHTC 2019 Committee is pleased to announce Global Good will return as a Silver Sponsor. Millions of people suffer and die each year in poor countries from causes that humanity has the scientific and technical ability to solve. Funded by Bill Gates and focused on a shared vision with Nathan Myhrvold, Global… Read more
DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 8-OCTOBER The IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC) is the flagship IEEE forum for presenting and discussing humanitarian technology innovation and deployment. IEEE GHTC 2019 invites undergraduate students to submit abstracts for the Student Poster Competition. Download flyer (PDF) Students are invited to send in ideas or designs for developing projects/products supporting… Read more
Registration for GHTC 2019 is now Open. 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). GHTC 2019 will have an exciting and… Read more
Seattle, WA (25-Apr-19) – The 2019 IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC) announces its preliminary plenary panels and panelists. The Plenary Panels are: Disaster Recovery, Disadvantaged Communities and Displaced People Panel Health-Related Issues in Resource Constrained Environments Panel Disaster Recovery, Disadvantaged Communities and Displaced People Panelists John Berglund, Territorial Emergency/Disaster Services Director, The Salvation Army… Read more