IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC)
Technology for the Benefit of Humanity // Villanova University, USA / October 23-26, 2024

Social Program 2013


Sunday, Oct. 20

Welcome Reception
Location: Mediterranean Center
Time: 6:00-7:30 pm


GOLD / WIE Session
Location: Mediterranean Center
Time: 7:30-9:30 pm

Keynote: “Data Science for Good: How We Use Engineering and Machine Learning to Affect Societal Change”
Speaker: Thomson Nguyen, (Download Presentation)

Menu: Ice Cream Social

Monday, Oct. 21

Dinner Reception
Location: Mediterranean Center – Riveria & Granada
Time: 6:30-9:30 pm


“Preparing Students for Innovative, Game Changing, Purposeful Careers”
Speaker: Jim Plummer, Stanford University

“A Design Perspective on Engineering for Development: Get to Know your Users”
Speaker: Tyler Valiquette, Catapult Design

Tuesday, Oct. 22

Social Event & Awards Ceremony
Location: Mediterranean Center – Riveria & Granada
Time: 6:30-9:30 pm

Keynote: “Open Source Development and New Opportunities for Humanitarian Technologists”
Speaker: H. Timothy Hsiao, USAID (Download Presentation)

Awards Ceremony:
* Region 6 Awards (Mike Andrews)
* Region 7 Awards (Ferial El-Hawary)
* GHTC Student Papers & Posters Awards (Lise Johnston)
* GHTC Photo & Video Contest (Lise Johnston)
* GHTC Young Professional Project (Lise Johnston)
* Global Humanitarian Engineering Awards (Andrew Perren)