• October 18, 2017
    Regular Registration Rates End
  • October 19, 2017
    GHTC 2017 Conference Begins
  • October 22, 2017
    Conference ends, See you next year at GHTC 2018!

Keynote Speaker Spotlight

Dr.Larry Alder

Friday, October 20, 2017

Professor Darelle Van Greunen

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Maurizio Vecchione

Sunday, October 22, 2017

IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference

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.

Want to attend GHTC 2017? Registration is now open! GHTC registration includes access to all technical sessions, invited speakers, lunches, breaks, the program and the GHTC 2017 Proceedings. Saturday evening Reception tickets may be purchased separately as an 'Optional Item' for $20.00 during registration. Tutorials and Pre-Conference meetings begin on Thursday, October 19, 2017 with a Welcome Reception Thursday evening. The Conference Technical Sessions begin Friday morning and run through Sunday, October 22, 2017 until 12:00 PM.

Forum for Empowering Off-Grid Communities through the 17 SDGs 

Thursday, October 19, 2017 IEEE GHTC Conference, San Jose, CA

8:30 am to 4:30 pm Bayshore Ballroom, DoubleTree by Hilton

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. The cost to attend this workshop is $150.00 until September 19th. Rates go up to $200.00 after September 19th. Register Today!

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