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

Welcome from Program Chairs

  Welcome Message from the Program Chairs The Program Committee welcomes you to the 9th IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference. We are excited about this year’s conference and believe it will help advance technology for the betterment of society. In the last 8 years, GHTC has established itself as the main conference on humanitarian technology… Read more

Welcome to GHTC 2019

Welcome from the Chair A Cairde, Céad Míle Fáilte romhaibh go léir to the 9th annual IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference hosted by IEEE Region 6, Seattle Section and IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology, Technical Co-Sponsored by IEEE-USA, IEEE Consumer Electronics Society, IEEE Engineering Medicine and Biology Society, IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques… Read more

Registration Open for GHTC 2019

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

GHTC 2019 Announces Plenary Panelists

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

GHTC 2018 Participatory Workshop/Panel Sessions

IEEE GHTC 2018 is introducing Participatory Workshop/Panel Sessions into this years program to showcase practitioner and field research related experiences as well as technology adoption or adaptation related issues. This year we are focusing on Disaster Recovery Energy Health We welcome submissions from the public, private, education and research and societal sectors. While the format… Read more