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GHTC 2012 Call for papers announcement

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Call For Papers IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference

Seattle, Washington USA

October 21 – October 24, 2012


Dear IEEE Members,On behalf of the organizing committee, I am pleased to announce the 2012 IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC) on 21 to 24 October 2012, in Seattle, Washington.This 2nd annual premier conference provides the perfect venue for anyone involved in humanitarian projects to join their peers in Seattle. The audience for this conference will include technologists, representatives from NGOs, governments, academe, funders and industry. This will provide an opportunity to share your work, meet others involved in humanitarian technology, create new projects and meet with funders. Our sessions will address a wide range of topics and we hope you’ll submit a paper and plan to join us in Seattle.

Home to a growing medical and biotech industry along with world leading software companies and a host of foundations you’ll find the conference can offer a wealth of opportunities to improve your knowledge, increase your network and expand your reach.  We look forward to seeing you in Seattle.

Call for Papers

  • Full Paper Submission: April 20, 2012
  • Acceptance Papers Final Version Submission: August 6, 2012

Technical Sessions:

  • Health, Medical Technology and Telemedicine
  • Disaster Warning and Response
  • Water Planning, Availability and Quality
  • Power for Off-Grid Users
  • Power Infrastructure / Renewable / Sustainable Energy
  • Connectivity and Communications Technologies for Remote Locations
  • Educational Technologies
  • Agricultural Technologies
  • Humanitarian Challenges and Opportunities

Conference Program includes welcome reception, tutorial sessions, poster sessions, social

Best Regards,
Paul Kostek
Chair 2012 GHTC

Photos from GHTC 2011


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