IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC)
Technology for the Benefit of Humanity | Virtual – October 19-23, 2021

Session Track Assignments 2019

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The GHTC 2019 program has the following tracks:

  • Agriculture & Food Security (UN SDG2)
  • Good Health and Well Being (SDG3)
  • Quality Education (SDG4)
  • Clean Water & Sanitation (SDG6)
  • Affordable & Clean Energy (SDG7)
  • Communication/Connectivity in Support of Development
  • Disaster Mitigation, Preparedness, Response & Recovery
  • Sustainable Development
9th IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC 2019)
(see website for details)
Thursday 17 October -- Pre-Conference Program
NW BallroomCascade 1&2 RoomCascade 3&4 RoomCascade 5&6 Room
13:00IoT and AI architecture for humanitarian servicesTutorial: Applied Machine Learning for Social GoodFundamentals of Off-Grid Electrical Systems
16:00Student Poster Setup
17:00Student Poster Competition
19:00YP Welcome Reception (cash bar) and Poster Awards
Tickets required: Registration and payment required as part of online registration
Summary of Technical Program Sessions
Friday 18 October 2019
08:00 - 10:00NW Ballroom
Welcome Address and Opening Plenary Panel:
"Disaster Recovery, Disadvantaged Communities and Displaced People"
10:00 - 10:30Networking Coffee Break
Cascade 1&2 RoomCascade 3&4 RoomCascade 5&6 RoomCascade 9 RoomCascade 7&8 Room
10:30 - 12:00Energy 1: Mini-GridsHealth 1: Assistive SolutionsAgriculture 1: Smart FarmingConnectivity 1Contributing to IEEE Sustainable Development Activities Around the World (Participatory Workshop)
12:00 - 14:00NW Ballroom
Lunch & Keynote:
Neil Sahota
14:00 - 15:30Energy 2: Small-Scale SolarHealth 2: Supporting Vaccination and ImmunisationAgriculture 2: Soil & Land ManagementConnectivity 2Education 1: Supporting Training and Innovation
15:30 - 16:00Networking Coffee Break
16:00 - 18:00Energy 3: Energy for Irrigation & Productive UsesHealth 3: Global HealthAgriculture 3: Leveraging Sensors and Smart TechnologyConnectivity 3Education 2: Addressing Challenges
1800 - 1900NW Ballroom
Networking Opportunities (cash bar)
& Energy Panel
Saturday 19 October 2019
08:00 - 10:00NW Ballroom
Plenary Panel:
"Health-Related Issues in Resource Constrained Environments"
10:00 - 10:30Networking Coffee Break
Cascade 1&2 RoomCascade 3&4 RoomCascade 5&6 RoomCascade 9 RoomCascade 7&8 Room
10:30 - 12:00Energy 4: InnovationsHealth 4: DiagnosisAgriculture 4: Applications & Case StudiesSustainable Development - ApplicationsWater 1: Supporting Sanitation
12:00 - 14:00NW Ballroom
Lunch & Keynote:
Tom Coughlin
14:00 - 15:30Energy 5: Supporting AdoptionHealth 5: Diagnosis & ScreeningDisaster Mitigation 1: Leveraging appropriate technologiesSustainable Development - Case Studies 1Water 2: Effective Water Reuse
15:30 - 16:00Networking Coffee Break
16:00 - 18:00Energy 6: Field ExperiencesHealth 6: Supporting Diagnosis & TreatmentDisaster Mitigation 2: Leveraging Information SystemsSustainable Development - Case Studies 2Water 3: Supporting Access to Water
1800 - 1900NW Ballroom
Networking Opportunities (cash bar)
19:00 - 20:30NW Ballroom
Networking Dinner (Subsidised by GHTC 2019) - Tickets required: Registration and payment required as part of online registration
Speaker: Tess Russo, Global Good
Sunday 20 October 2019
Cascade 1&2 RoomCascade 3&4 RoomCascade 5&6 RoomCascade 9 RoomCascade 7&8 Room
08:30 - 10:00Smart Village TBAHealth 7: Supporting MobilityDisaster Mitigation 3: Supporting Rapid ResponseUnConference SessionOPEN
10:00 - 10:30Networking Coffee Break
10:30 - 12:00Smart Village TBAHealth 8: TechnologyDisaster Mitigation 4: Supporting Disaster RecoveryUnConference SessionOPEN
End of Conference
12-Oct-19