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Program 2016

Program Schedule 2016

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Thursday

Time October 13, 2016
Thursday
10:00am

IEEE Humanitarian Activities Committee (HAC) Focus Group

(Cascade 1 & 2)

10:30am
11:00am Onsite Volunteers (Room TBD)
11:30am
12:00pm
12:30pm
1:00pm
1:30pm Registration Open

(Grand Foyer)

2:00pm
2:30pm

IEEE HAC Participatory Workshop

(Cascade 1 & 2)

3:00pm
3:30pm
4:00pm
4:30pm
5:00pm
5:30pm Break
6:00pm
6:30pm

8:00pm
MGA Young Professionals
Welcome Reception
(Grand 2/3)
Keynote:
Dr. Bartosz Wojszczyk
“Influence of life quality in developing countries by disruptive & transformational technologies”

 

Friday

Northwest 1

Time

October 14, 2016

Friday

7:00am

Registration Open (Grand Foyer),  Breakfast (Grand 1)

7:30am
8:00am

Opening Plenary (Grand 3)
Conference Welcome — Joe Decuir (GHTC 2016 Chair)
Opening Remarks — Mike Andrews (IEEE)
Opening Keynote:

Walt Hubbard, Director of King County Office of Emergency Management

8:30am
9:00am
9:30am

Break

 

10:00am Northwest 1 Northwest 2 Northwest 3 Evergreen 1-2 Evergreen 3-4
10:30am

(Session A1)

Energy Track

(Session A2)

Health Track

(Session A3)

Communication & Connectivity Track

(Session A4)

Disaster Managment Track

(Session A5)

Humanitarian Opportunities & Challenges Track

 

11:00am
11:30am    Panel Session: Building effective distribution channels for humanitarian technologies (Grand 2/3)
12:00pm
12:30pm   Sponsor Speech: Paul Cunningham (HAC) and Kartik Kulkarni (SIGHT)

Lunch (Grand 2/3)

1:00pm Exhibits Open  (Grand 1)
1:30pm Northwest 1 Northwest 2 Northwest 3 Evergreen 1-2 Evergreen 3-4  

(Session B1)

Energy Track

(Session B2)

Health Track

(Session B3)

Communication & Connectivity Track

(Session B4)

Disaster Management Track

(Session B5)

Deployment Track

2:00pm
2:30pm
3:00pm Break
3:30pm  Northwest 1  Northwest 2  Northwest 3 Evergreen 1-2  Evergreen 3-4

(Grand 2/3)HAC Public Workshop: Supporting Global Development

(Paul Cunningham)

4:00pm  

(Session C2)

Health Track


(Session C3)
Student Best Paper Presentations

(Session C4)

Education Track


(Session C5)

Deployment Track

(Session C1)

Energy Track

4:30pm  IEEE Smart Village Presentation: Energy, Enterprise and Empowerment (Henry Louie) 
5:00pm
5:30pm Break
6:00pm
6:30pm

8:00pm
Dinner & Awards Ceremony (Grand 2/3)
Region 6 Awards — Thomas Coughlin (Region 6)
Region 6 HE Award – Thomas Coughlin (Region 6)
Best Student Papers Awards — Charmayne Hughes (GHTC 2016)

Keynote Speaker: Alexis Bonnell, Division Chief-Applied Innovation and Acceleration, U.S. Global Development Lab, USAID

 

Saturday

Time

October 15, 2016

Saturday

7:00am Registration Open (Grand Foyer),  Breakfast (Grand 1)
7:30am
8:00am Northwest 1 Northwest 2 Northwest 3 Evergreen 1-2 Evergreen 3-4
8:30am   (Session D1)
Energy Track
(Session D2)
Health Track
(Session D3)
SIGHT Workshop
(Session D4)
Disaster Management Track
(Session D5)
Connectivity and Communication Track
9:00am  
9:30am

Break

10:00am

Exhibits Open  (Grand 1)

Northwest 1 Northwest 2 Northwest 3 Evergreen 1-2 Evergreen 3-4
10:30am

(Session E1)

Energy Track

(Session E2)

Health Track

(Session E3)

Water & Sanitation Track

(Session E4)

Disaster Management Track

(Session E5)

Humanitarian Opportunities & Challenges Track

11:00am
11:30am Panel Session: Mobile Technology
Cody Finke (CalTech), Richard Fletcher (MIT D-Lab), Tim Burke (Arch Systems Inc.), Sona Shah (Neopenda), Navid Amini (UCLA), Steve Feng (UCLA) (Grand 2/3)
12:00pm
12:30pm

Sponsor Speech:  Maurizio Vecchione (Global Good)
Lunch (Grand 2/3)

1:00pm
1:30pm

GHTC and SIGHT Poster Session (~ 42-44 posters)

(Grand 1)

2:00pm
2:30pm
3:00pm
3:30pm Break
4:00pm Northwest 1 Northwest 2 Northwest 3 Evergreen 1-2 Evergreen 3-4
4:30pm

(Session F1)

Energy Track

(Session F2)

Health Track

(Session F3)

Water & Sanitation Track

(Session F4)

Education Track

(Session F5)

Deployment Track

5:00pm
5:30pm
6:00pm

Break

6:30pm

8:00pm

Dinner (Grand 2/3)

Keynote Speaker:

Dave Cook, Engineers Without Borders-USA 2016 President

 

Sunday

Time

October 16, 2016

Sunday

7:00am

Registration Open (Grand Foyer),  Breakfast (Grand 1)

7:30am
8:00am Northwest 1 Northwest 2 Northwest 3 Evergreen 1-2 Evergreen 3-4
8:30am

(Session G1)

Energy Track

(Session G2)

Health Track

(Session G3)

Education Track

(Session G4)

Agriculture Track

(Session G5)
Deployment Track
(8-8:30)
9:00am
9:30am
10:00am

Break

10:30am

Closing Comments — Dick Wilkins (GHTC 2017 Chair)

(Grand 2/3)

Conference Reflection Session w/ Track Chairs – Jim Miller

11:00am
11:30am
12:00pm
12:30pm
1:00pm

GHTC Steering Committee Debrief Meeting
(Room TBD)

1:30pm