GHTC 2017 was held on October 19-22 in San Jose, CA.
Now in its 7th year, 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.
Key focus areas that are particularly relevant include (but are not limited to):
Agriculture & Food Security
Affordable & Clean Energy
Clean Water & Sanitation
Connectivity & Communication
Humanitarian Challenges & Opportunities
Disaster Mitigation, Preparedness, Response & Recovery
Other United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
GHTC 2017 CFP
Solutions Challenge – Call for Solutions
GHTC 2017 Program Overview
GHTC 2017 Program Book (PDF, 6MB)
GHTC 2017 Tutorials
GHTC 2017 Keynote and Plenary Sessions
GHTC 2017 Photo Highlights
GHTC 2017 Exhibitor Sponsor Listing
GHTC 2017 Committees
Forum for Empowering Off-Grid Communities through the 17 SDGs
Thursday, October 19, 2017
IEEE Smart Village and the United Nations are co-hosting a joint call to action and Sustainable Development Goals training. The event is formatted as an interactive workshop and strategic forum geared to motivate participants not only to become engaged in sustainable development, but also to identify and address the critical path issues towards field implementation of the SDGs.
IEEE Smart Village and United Nations Interactive Workshop