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IEEE GHTC 2013 Call for Papers Announced

The 2013 IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC) will take place on October 20 – 23, 2013, in Silicon Valley, San Jose, California USA. The conference committee has announced its Call for Papers for 2013.

This 3rd annual cross-discipline conference provides the perfect venue for persons involved in and/or interested in humanitarian projects to join their peers in Silicon Valley. The audience for this conference includes technologists, engineers, scientists, investors, field project managers, representatives from NGOs, governments, academia, and industry. It will provide an opportunity to share your work, meet others involved in humanitarian technology, formulate projects with new partners. Our sessions will address a wide range of topics and we hope you will submit a paper and plan to join us.

Held in Silicon Valley, a community famed for leading-edge technological innovations, world-class academia researchers, and technology investors, IEEE GHTC 2013 will offer a wealth of opportunities to improve your knowledge, and expand your network and reach. Whether you are interested in humanitarian activities in the developed or developing world, we look forward to seeing you at GHTC 2013.

Call for Papers

  • Deadline for Full Paper Submission: May 11, 2013
  • Deadline for Accepted Paper Final Version Submission: August 6, 2013

Technical Sessions:

  • Health, Medical Technology, and Telemedicine
  • Water Planning, Availability and Quality
  • Disaster Warning, Avoidance, and Response
  • Educational Technologies
  • Agricultural Technologies
  • Power Infrastructure/Off-grid Power/Renewable and Sustainable Energy
  • Sanitation
  • Connectivity and Communications Technologies for Remote Locations
  • Applying Science, Engineering and Technology   for Sustainability
  • Humanitarian Challenges and Opportunities

The Conference Program will include: submitted paper sessions, plenary and invited talks, tutorial sessions, poster sessions, student paper and poster contests, photo and video contests, a young professional project contest, and many opportunities for social and professional networking.

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