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GHTC 2018 Call for Participation

Sunday, September 9th, 2018

Registration is now open – discounted early bird registration rates available through 14-September

Celebrating its 8th anniversary, IEEE GHTC 2018 is a world class conference focused on discussing sustainable development and humanitarian technology related policy, insight and experiences and showcasing activities aligned with of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDG).

GHTC 2018 features a vibrant program of plenary presentations, paper and poster presentations, workshops, panel discussions, and unconference sessions. Researchers and practitioners will exchange experiences related to Disaster Mitigation, Affordable & Clean Energy, Agriculture & Food Security, Clean Water & Sanitation, Community engagement and capacity-building, Connectivity & Communication, Healthcare, Applications for Poverty Alleviation, Humanitarian Challenges & Opportunities, Education and Entrepreneurship.

For information on how to register click here.

For information on the venue and accommodation,  click here. Deadline for hotel reservations is 26-Sept.

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GHTC 2016 Registration open and preliminary program and keynote speakers

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

SEATTLE (Washington) (29 August 2016) – The 6th IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC) has announced its preliminary program and keynote speakers.

IEEE’s Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC) brings together individuals and organizations who want to make a difference by applying technology based solutions to natural disasters and needs of the socioeconomically disadvantaged in developing countries. IEEE GHTC is the place to be whether you have experience to share, are looking for opportunities to contribute and collaborate, or simply want to better understand global development and humanitarian work. Celebrating its 6th anniversary, this year’s conference is dedicated to “Advancing Technology for Humanity”, focusing on key areas including energy, health, disaster management, connectivity, agriculture, and education.

Join us in Seattle, WA, USA October 13-16, 2016 as we discuss how technology can:

  • Enable healthcare delivery and provide power and communications in developing countries
  • Provide clean water, provide sanitation and improve crop yields
  • Improve the timeliness and effectiveness of disaster response
  • Assist with training and build capacity needed to improve the standard of living

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GHTC 2015 Call for Participation

Monday, August 10th, 2015

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IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC)

October 8-11, 2015     Seattle, Washington USA
www.ieeeghtc.org
Registration Now Open!
Early registration discount ends September 6, 2015


IEEE Global Humanitarian Conference (GHTC) is the perfect venue for enthusiasts from all backgrounds to connect, share and address critical issues for the benefit of the humanitarian endeavor worldwide. Join us in Seattle, WA, USA as we:

  • Enable a global sharing of skills, knowledge, networking in the humanitarian and emergency management fields
  • Highlight humanitarian technologies that promote successful practice, attract practitioners, and guide future research
  • Positively impact billions of people around the world

IEEE GHTC is the place to be whether you have experience to share, are looking for opportunities to join, or simply want to understand humanitarian work. In its 5th year, sponsored by IEEE Region 6 and IEEE Seattle Section, the conference is dedicated to “Advancing Technology for Humanity” with a focus on essential areas including energy, health, disaster management, connectivity, agriculture, and education.

Conference highlights include:

  • Maurizio Vecchione, Sr. Vice President of Global Good & Research – plenary
  • “The Future of Humanitarian Technology” with a panel of experts from NGOs, the United Nations, and the Red Cross
  • “The Internet of Things (IoT) for Humanity” with a panel of industry partners
  • IEEE SIGHT Gaetano Borriello Memorial Symposium on Humanitarian Technology
  • UNESCO 70th Anniversary celebration
  • IEEE Smart Village workshop on Energy, Education, and Empowerment

Interactive special sessions that support in-field humanitarian efforts:

  • Open Data Kit Workshop – learn to collect data and build data services for many humanitarian efforts
  • Entrepreneurship and Education – engage in workshops with interactive dialogue on grass-roots business development and collaborative educational strategies for entrepreneurs and practitioners
  • Demonstrations and Exhibitions – see and experience new technologies in water and sanitation, energy, and communication and connectivity technologies

Register today to participate in an extensive, vibrant, and innovative technical program with likeminded individuals across the world.
Advanced Discount Registration ends September 6: www.ieeeghtc.org/registration/
Regular Registration ends October 7
On-Site Registration & One Day Passes Available
For more information, contact ieeeghtc@ieee.org

Download PDF of the Call for Participation flyer.

GHTC 2015 Registration is now open

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

Registration is now open for GHTC 2015.

Visit the Registration page for information and a link to the registration system.
Regular Advance Registration ends at 11:59 pm PST  6-September-2015

Note that US Travel Visa requests are handled via the registration process. If you have questions, see the Visa Requests page for links to US State Department information pages.

 

Hotel reservations are also open.

See the Hotel and Travel page for information on the DoubleTree by Hilton Seattle Airport hotel, room options and pricing, and making your reservation online or by phone.

GHTC has arranged a very good Group Rate of $119. The GHTC Group Rate will be offered for a period of five (5) days before (10/3/2015), and five (5) days after (10/16/2015) the Meeting Dates, subject to availability of rooms at the time of reservation.

The Hotel Reservation cut-off date is September 21, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. Pacific time

 

GHTC 2014 Registration

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

2014 IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC)

Conference Dates: 10-13 October 2014
Location: Holiday Inn San Jose-Airport; Silicon Valley (San Jose, Calif.)
Register at: http://www.ieeeghtc.org/registration/

IEEE GHTC focuses on advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. This 4th annual cross-discipline conference provides the perfect venue for those interested in humanitarian projects to join their peers in Silicon Valley, a community famed for leading-edge technological innovations, world-class researchers, and technology investors. The conference attracts a global audience of educators, engineers, scientist, practitioners, philanthropists, corporations, foundations, NGO’s and others interested in applying technology to develop effective solutions for the challenges facing the world’s underserved populations.

The overall schedule can be found at http://www.ieeeghtc.org/files/2012/01/Program-Table.pdf.
This year’s conference program can be found at http://www.ieeeghtc.org/event/.

GHTC 2014  features 127 papers, 28 “lightning” talks and 14 posters, in 45 sessions in five parallel tracks, plus student paper contest, invited sessions, workshops and panels. GHCT is sponsored by IEEE Region 6, the IEEE Santa Clara Valley Section and IEEE Seattle Section, with support from the IEEE Humanitarian Ad Hoc Committee and NASA.

Information on the venue is found at http://www.ieeeghtc.org/practical-info/

News and Updates: http://www.ieeeghtc.org/home/blog/

GHTC Conference Mission:

  • Promote science, engineering and technology as key to development of solutions to humanitarian problems
  • Foster exchange of information and networking in the humanitarian field
  • Focus attention of businesses on emerging market and social entrepreneurship opportunities
  • Impact in positive and meaningful ways the lives of disadvantaged billions around the world

Why Attend?

  • Participate in an extensive, vibrant and innovative technical program
  • Learn from world-class knowledgeable practitioners working in the field
  • Exchange information, share experiences and network with actively involved attendees
  • Gain visibility and recognition for your humanitarian work and projects
  • Find new resources, ideas and potential partners or investors

Important Dates:

  • Early Registration Deadline: 5-September
  • Regular Registration Deadline: 8-October
  • At the Door Registration starts: 9-October

Register at: http://www.ieeeghtc.org/registration/

Registration is now OPEN!

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

Registration for GHTC 2014 is now OPEN.

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To book your hotel room, visit our Hotel & Travel page.

 

Key dates:

Authors Advance Registration through 18-July.
Regular Advance Registration through 05-September. (Save US$50)
Regular Registration 06-September to 08-October.
On-site Registration after 08-October.
Last day to cancel: 24-September.
Last date to pay by wire transfer: 24-September.

 

Early Registration ending September 22nd

Saturday, September 7th, 2013

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REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
www.ieeeghtc.org/registration
Early Registration Discount ends September 15 22, 2013

 


The third IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC) 2013, produced by IEEE Region 6 and the IEEE San Francisco Bay Area Council, is the IEEE’s flagship humanitarian conference. GHTC is designed to gather scientists, engineers, technology professionals, academics, foundations, government and non-government organizations, and individuals engaged in humanitarian works to discuss and develop solutions for present and future humanitarian needs.

GHTC fosters the growth of a worldwide community that places priority on developing technology for sustainable human prosperity.

Keynotes, Panel Sessions, Tutorials, and Technical Papers will be presented by renowned individuals in the field. They will highlight new technologies, business models, and social entrepreneurship initiatives that help improve the livelihoods of the under-privileged.

This cross-discipline conference provides the perfect venue for persons involved in and/or interested in humanitarian projects to join their peers in Silicon Valley. The audience for this conference includes technologists, engineers, scientists, investors, field project managers, representatives from NGOs, governments, academia, and industry. It will provide an opportunity to share your work, meet others involved in humanitarian technology, and formulate projects with new partners. Our sessions will address a wide range of topics and we hope you plan to join us.

Register today, early pricing ends September 22: www.ieeeghtc.org/registration

Exhibit and patron/sponsor opportunities are still available.

If you or your organization is interested in exhibiting or underwriting GHTC, see www.ieeeghtc.org/sponsors-patrons-exhibitors/ or download the brochure: www.ieeeghtc.org/ghtc/files/2013/09/GHTC-2013-Patronage-Packages.pdf

Keynote & Panel Speakers: www.ieeeghtc.org/event/keynote-speakers-2013

  • Nigel Snoad, Product Manager, Google Crisis Response
  • Aydogan Ozcan, Electrical Engineering and BioEngineering UCLA
  • Desiree Matel-Anderson, Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • Dominick Tolli, American Red Cross
  • Gerardo Capiel, Benetech
  • Jim Plummer, Dean of Engineering, Stanford University
  • Daniel Wiens, iFixIt.org ,  “Repair is Noble”
  • Kyle Wiens, iFixIt.org ,  “Repair is Noble”
  • Pamela McCauley Bush, University of Central Florida
  • Peter Staecker, IEEE President and CEO
  • Roberto de Marca, IEEE President-Elect
  • Roger Johnson, Eidon Foundation
  • Ryan Bank, Social Intelligence Inc
  • Tala de los Santos, Diagnostic Group Leader, PATH
  • Thomas Nguyen, Causes.Com
  • Tyler Valiquette, Catapult Design
  • Willow Brugh, Geeks Without Bounds

Preliminary Conference Program: http://www.ieeeghtc.org/event, or see 1-page Program at-a-glance at: http://sites.ieee.org/ghtc/files/2013/09/Program-Table.pdf

Technical Sessions:

  • Health, Medical Technology, and Telemedicine
  • Water Planning, Availability and Quality
  • Disaster Warning, Avoidance, and Response
  • Educational Technologies
  • Agricultural Technologies
  • Power Infrastructure/Off-grid Power/Renewable and Sustainable Energy
  • Sanitation
  • Connectivity and Communications Technologies for Remote Locations
  • Applying Science, Engineering and Technology   for Sustainability
  • Humanitarian Challenges and Opportunities

Tutorials: http://www.ieeeghtc.org/event/tutorials-2013

  1. Off-Grid Power – Analysis and Practice
  2. Building Affordable Community Networks

 

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