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Engineering Students Unveil Projects to Help Solve World’s Humanitarian Problems at the IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference Student Poster Competition, Seattle, WA by Mostafa Mortezaie, GHTC 2019 Student Poster Competition Chair Seattle, Wash. – Engineering students from around the world convened in Seattle on October 17, 2019 to present their innovative projects to… Read more
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
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 (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
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 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 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
The GHTC 2019 Student Poster Competition deadline has been extended to October 8 to allow more time for students just returning to school to enter. See competition announcement here and guidelines and submission here.
The Hotel Reservation cut-off date has been extended to Friday, October 11 at 5:00 p.m. Pacific time. For reservations see the Hotel & Travel page.
The IEEE GHTC 2019 Committee is pleased to announce Global Good will return as a Silver Sponsor. Millions of people suffer and die each year in poor countries from causes that humanity has the scientific and technical ability to solve. Funded by Bill Gates and focused on a shared vision with Nathan Myhrvold, Global… Read more