GHTC 2020 Student Poster Contest

  The IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC) Student Poster Competition is planned for October 2020 during GHTC 2020 with online delivery mode. The deadline for submitting an abstract for the IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC) Student Poster Competition is October 2, 2020. Please see Student Poster Flyer. Students are invited to send ideas… Read more

IEEE Humanitarian Funding Opportunity for COVID-19 Projects

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the world in an unprecedented manner, and as such, the IEEE Humanitarian Activities Committee (HAC) has adapted its requirements to better enable IEEE volunteers to contribute. For that reason, IEEE HAC and SIGHT (Special Interest Group on Humanitarian Technology) Projects will join forces to prioritize proposals that have a strong… Read more

GHTC 2020 Call for Papers

CALL for PAPERS CFP Deadline Extended to 1-May. Download PDF CFP flyer Conference Dates: October 29 – November 1, 2020 Venue: Hilton Seattle Airport This year we celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference Series, sharing practical technology-enabled solutions addressing needs of underserved communities in resource constrained environments around the world… Read more

Judd Walson joins GHTC 2019 Health Panel

  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

GHTC 2019 Program Guide Available

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 Session at GHTC 2019

  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

Welcome Reception @ GHTC 2019

  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