GHTC 2020 Call for Papers

CALL for PAPERS CFP Deadline Extended to 1-May. Download PDF CFP flyer Conference Dates: October 29 – November 1, 2020 Venue: Hilton Seattle Airport This year we celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference Series, sharing practical technology-enabled solutions addressing needs of underserved communities in resource constrained environments around the world… Read more

Report on IEEE GHTC 2019

Report on IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC) 2019 Ed Perkins, V. Chair IEEE GHTC 2019 is a world class flagship conference focused on sharing practical technology enabled solutions addressing the needs of underserved populations and resource constrained environments around the world under the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs). The 9th GHTC was… Read more

Student Poster Competition Results

  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

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