2017 IEEE GHTC: Global Humanitarian Technology Conference
October 19 - November 22
2017 Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC) is the flagship IEEE Conference focusing on innovation, deployment and adaptation of Technology for Humanitarian Goals and Sustainable Development.
GHTC invites presenters to showcase innovation and progress in technology and methodology addressing the socio-cultural and socio-economic needs of vulnerable and resource-constrained end-user communities in developing and developed countries, as well as confronting the challenges of both natural and man-made disasters.
Want to attend GHTC 2017? Registration is now open! GHTC registration includes access to all technical sessions, invited speakers, lunches, breaks, the program and the GHTC 2017 Proceedings. Saturday evening Reception tickets may be purchased separately as an ‘Optional Item’ for $50.00 during registration. Tutorials and Pre-Conference meetings begin on Thursday, October 19, 2017 with a Welcome Reception Thursday evening. The Conference Technical Sessions begin Friday morning and run through Sunday, October 22, 2017 until 12:00 PM.
Key focus areas that are particularly relevant include (but are not limited to):
- Poverty Alleviation
- Agriculture & Food Security
- Quality Education
- Affordable & Clean Energy
- Clean Water & Sanitation
- Connectivity & Communication
- Humanitarian Challenges & Opportunities
- Disaster Mitigation, Preparedness, Response & Recovery
- Other United Nations Sustainable Development Goals