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

GHTC 2011 Photos




 IEEE 2011 President Moshe Kam is delivering his remarks about IEEE and humanitarian technology.






GHTC 2011 Conference Chair Paul Kostek is welcoming attendees to the conference.


Keynote speaker and a former head of engineering at UNESCO Tony Marjoram is talking about importance of engineering and technology for finding progress in major humanitarian issues such as water supply and sanitation, housing, energy, transportation, food production, processing and job creation.

The speaker noted that around the world engineering is facing two problems: interest and enrolment issues. Nevertheless, young people are concerned about development issues and attracted to engineering when they see that engineering is vital for development.


 “What Works And What Doesn’t” Panel.



 A rare moment: five IEEE Presidents together at GHTC 2011.


 Prototypes and displays.


 Networking during breaks.


 The conference had numerous technical displays.



 Smiles from Engineering For Change. (


 Exhibitors received a lot of attention at the conference.


 Paper presentation.



Paper presentation by an author from India.


 Paper presentation.



 Paper presentation and product demonstration.


 Exchange of opinions at the poster presentation.



Poster presentation.


 Hot discussion at the poster presentation.



 A group of exhibitors and attendees.



 One of the many displays before GHTC dinner reception.


Everyone enjoyed the gourmet dinner.



 At the dinner reception, keynote speaker and a sponsor’s represantative from NASA Lawrence Friedl is discussing NASA and its humanitarian involvement.



 Keynote speaker Dr. Mike North and an attendee are discussing his presentation after the closing ceremony.



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