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

Program 2020

GHTC 2020 Virtual Program

Subject to Change

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GHTC 2020 PRELIMINARY SESSION PLAN
Thursday October 29thFriday October 30thSaturday October 31stSunday November 1st
8:00-9:00 a.m.Workshops
(8:00 a.m.-12:00 noon)
8:00-9:00 am Plenary session8:00-10:00 Track 1 Track 2 Track 38:00-9:30 Track 1 Track 2 Track 3
9:00-11:00 a.m.9:10-11:30 Track 1 Track 2 Track 310:10-Noon GHTC 10th Celebration9:40-11:00 Track 1 Track 2 Track 3
11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon11:30-12:30 Lunch breakNoon-1:00 Lunch break11-Noon Lunch break
12:00-1:00 p.m.Lunch break12:30-2:50 Track 1 Track 2 Track 31:10-3:10 Track 1 Track 2 Track 3Noon-1:00 Closing session
1:00-3:30 p.m.1:00-1:20 Conference Overview2:50-3:30 Networking sessions3:10-4:00 Networking sessions1:10-3:30 Track 1 Track 2 Track 3
1:30-3:30 Track 1 Track 2 Track 3
3:35-4:45p.m.Opening Session with IEEE Presidents
5:00-7:00 Student Poster Competition
Time SlotTrack 1Track 2Track 3
THURSDAY
8:00 a.m.IEEE HAC Workshop:
Sustainable Project Design Considering COVID-19 Pandemic
9:00 a.m.-12:00 noonWorkshop
Applied Machine Learning for Social Good
Workshop
Fundamentals of Off-Grid Electrical Systems
12:00-1:00 p.m.Lunch Break
1:00-1:15 p.m.Conference Overview
1:30-3:30 p.m.Health Session 1: Promoting Health Care DeliveryAffordable and Clean Energy 1: Energy for Cooking & AgricultureWater and Sanitation 1: Water Quality and Treatment
3:35-4:45 p.m.Opening Session with IEEE Presidents
5:00-7:00 p.m.Student Poster Competition
FRIDAY
8:00-9:00 a.m.PANEL: "Technology-enabled climb up the demand-driven energy ladder: Interoperability, Growth, All-access"
9:10-11:30 a.m.Health Session 2: Supporting Diagnosis and TreatmentAffordable and Clean Energy 2: Wind Energy and MicrogridsWater and Sanitation 2: Monitoring, Data and Evidence
11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.Lunch Break
12:20-2:40 p.m.Health Session 3: DiagnosisAffordable and Clean Energy 3: Field ExperiencesConnectivity and Connection 1: Remote Connectivity
2:50-3:10 p.m.2:50 Introduction to IEEE EPICSNetworking sessionNetworking session
SATURDAY
8:00-10:00 a.m.Health Session 4: Medical TechnologyAgriculture 1: Irrigation and Water ManagementConnectivity and Communication 2: Behavioral Pattern Recognition
10:10-11:10 a.m.PANEL: IEEE HAC COVID Response
11:10 a.m.- noonLunch Break
Noon -1:30 p.m.GHTC 10th Anniversary Celebration
1:40-3:20 p.m.Health Session 5: Assistive SolutionsAgriculture 2: Context Appropriate TechnologyConnectivity and Communication 3: Image Enhancement Techniques
3:30-4:30 p.m.3:30-4:30 Diversity and Inclusion in EngineeringNetworking sessionNetworking session
SUNDAY
8:00-9:30 a.m.Other UN SDGs 1: Decent Work and Economic GrowthAgriculture 3: Gender Equity and NutritionDisaster Mitigation 1: Innovating Service Delivery in Crisis
9:40-11:00 a.m.Other UN SDGs 2: Technology and DevelopmentConnectivity and Communication 4: Technologies for Human SciencesDisaster Mitigation 2: Communications and Remote Sensing
11:00-noon p.m.Lunch Break
Noon-1:00 p.m.Closing Session and Plenaey
1:10-3:30 p.m.Other UN SDGs 3: Crisis ResponseQuality EducationDisaster Mitigation 3: Data-Oriented Interventions
23-Oct