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

IEEE Empower Contest 2018

IEEE Empower a Billion Lives Access to electricity is critical to health care delivery. Without electricity, many health care interventions simply cannot be provided. Only 26% of health facilities in the Sub-Saharan Africa has access to reliable electricity. Water is the most essential element of life; it is required for basic sustenance, health and irrigation. Nearly one… Read more

GHTC 2017 Proceedings Published

The GHTC 2017 Committee is pleased to announce that the GHTC 2017 Conference Proceedings are now available from IEEE Xplore®. The portal page for GHTC Conference Proceedings is http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/conhome.jsp?punumber=1800598 The GHTC 2017 Proceedings can be accessed at http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/mostRecentIssue.jsp?punumber=7837794  

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 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

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

Announcing Gaetano Borriello Symposium

The Gaetano Borriello ‘Feet on the Ground’ Humanitarian Symposium Please join us for the Gaetano Borriello Feet on the Ground Humanitarian Symposium on Saturday, October 10, 2015 from 1:30 to 6:00 pm at the DoubleTree by Hilton Seattle Airport. The symposium, which will feature talks by researchers and humanitarian leaders who are applying technology solutions… Read more