GHTC 2016 Proceedings Published

The GHTC 2016 Committee is pleased to announce that the GHTC 2016 Conference Proceedings are now available as Open Access from IEEE Xplore®. The portal page for GHTC Conference Proceedings is http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/conhome.jsp?punumber=1800598 The GHTC 2016 Proceedings can be accessed at http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/mostRecentIssue.jsp?punumber=7837794  

GHTC 2017 Call for Papers

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,… Read more

GHTC 2016 Registration open and preliminary program and keynote speakers

SEATTLE (Washington) (29 August 2016) – The 6th IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC) has announced its preliminary program and keynote speakers. IEEE’s Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC) brings together individuals and organizations who want to make a difference by applying technology based solutions to natural disasters and needs of the socioeconomically disadvantaged in developing… Read more

Call for Papers Extended

The deadline for the GHTC 2016 Call for Papers Abstracts and Proposals has been extended from April 18 to May 16. See the CFP page for details and the Author Central for submission instructions. Note: Abstracts submitted by the April 18 deadline are being reviewed and notification of acceptances will be sent by May 2… Read more

GHTC 2016 Call for Papers

GHTC 2016 Releases Call for Papers Join your peers in Seattle, WA on October 13-16, 2016   Call for Papers (Download CFP PDF here.) Abstract or Proposal Due: April 18 MAY 16, 2016 Seattle – February 15, 2016 – Today the IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC) Committee announced the 2016 Call For Papers. The… Read more

Announcing IEEE Region 6 Humanitarian Engineering Project Award

The annual IEEE Region 6 Humanitarian Engineering Project Award recognizes outstanding humanitarian engineering projects completed within the past 12 months from the deadline of submission. Entries may be submitted by individual IEEE members or collaborative groups with at least one IEEE member in the team from Region 6. IEEE student branches are especially encouraged to… Read more

GHTC 2015 Proceedings Published – Open Access

The GHTC 2015 Committee is pleased to announce that the GHTC 2015 Conference Proceedings are now available as Open Access from IEEE Xplore. The portal page for GHTC Conference Proceedings is http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/conhome.jsp?punumber=1800598 The GHTC 2015 Proceedings can be accessed at http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/mostRecentIssue.jsp?punumber=7331577 All GHTC 2015 papers are accessible as Open Access (e.g. no fee/subscription required).  

IEEE SSIT ICTD 2015

The annual flagship event of IEEE SSIT – the IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society (IEEE ISTAS 2015) takes place this year in Dublin, Ireland 11 – 12 November. ICT for Development (ICT4D) and Humanitarian Technologies is a strong focal area for the IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology. The IEEE SSIT SIGHT… Read more

Open Data Kit (ODK) Workshop at GHTC 2015

Open Data Kit (ODK) Workshop Date: Thursday, October 8 Time: 1:30 – 5:00pm Location: DoubleTree Hotel, Cascade 7-8 – Mezzanine Level Open Data Kit (ODK) is a free and open-source set of tools which help organizations author, field, and manage mobile data collection solutions. ODK provides an out-of-the-box solution leveraged by tens of thousands of… Read more