• August 31, 2017
    Early Registration Deadline
  • September 1, 2017
    Regular Registration Rates Begin
  • September 26, 2017
    Hotel Conference Rate Reservation Cut-Off

Patron Prospectus

GHTC Tutorial Offerings

This year the 2017 IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference will be offering two tutorials on October 19, 2017. Tutorials and Pre-Conference meetings on Thursday, October 19, 2017 with a welcome reception Thursday evening. The Conference opens Friday morning and runs through Sunday, October 22, 2017 until 12:00 PM. 

To view more information on the tutorials offered, click here.  

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 $50.00 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.

Interested in Attending?

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

Registration is now open!

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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Keynote Speaker Spotlight

Dr.Larry Alder

Friday, October 20, 2017

Professor Darelle Van Greunen

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Maurizio Vecchione

Sunday, October 22, 2017