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October 29, 2020 - November 1, 2020

The 10th Anniversary of the IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC) will take place as a virtual conference from 29 October to 01 November 2020 due to travel restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic. IEEE GHTC 2020 will share practical technology-enabled solutions addressing needs of underserved communities in resource constrained environments around the world in the context of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs).


The Programme incorporates presentation from stakeholders from public, private, education and research, societal, funding and donor sectors. The Programme incorporates a mix of plenary and technical presentations and panels.

Thematic areas include

  • Agriculture & Food Security (SDG2)
  • Good Health and Well Being (SDG3)
  • Quality Education (SDG4)
  • Clean Water & Sanitation (SDG6)
  • Affordable & Clean Energy (SDG7)
  • Connectivity & Communication in Support of Development
  • Disaster Mitigation, Preparedness, Response & Recovery
  • Other UN SDGs


Click here to view registration details and access the online registration system.

IEEE GHTC 2020 is sponsored by IEEE Region 6, IEEE Seattle Section and IEEE Society for Social Implications of Technology; with confirmed and expected Technical Co-Sponsors including: Consumer Electronics (CES), Engineering in Medicine and Biology (EMBS), Power & Energy (PES), and Microwave Theory and Techniques (MTTS) and IEEE-USA.


October 29, 2020
November 1, 2020