Held in IEEE Global Humanitarian Conference With United Nations
Host city City of San Jose
Start Date 2017-00-00
Notes GHTC 2017 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): Poverty Alleviation Healthcare 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 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