IEEE IHTC 2021 – Program & Registration


2021 IEEE International Humanitarian Technology Conference (IHTC 2021) takes place as a Virtual Conference from 02 – 04 December 2021. Download the Program and Register to participate.

Background

The IEEE International Humanitarian Technology Conference (IEEE IHTC) is a Multi-Regional Conference Series rotating between R7 (Canada), R8 (Africa, Europe and Middle East), and R9 (Latin America and Caribbean). 2021 is organised by volunteers from IEEE UK a​nd Ireland Section (UK and Ireland SIGHTUK and Ireland SSIT and SSIT IST-Africa SIGHT) with support from Region 8, Region 7 and Region 9, SM​C and Systems Council Chapters, and Technical Co-Sponsored by IEEE Africa Council.

The IEEE International Humanitarian Technology Conference (IEEE IHTC) is an interdisciplinary conference showcasing challenges, success stories, lessons learnt, case studies and technological innovation related to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), ICT4D and the application of Humanitarian Technologies and facilitating engagement by stakeholders from the public, private, education and research and societal sectors around the world.

Program

The IEEE IHTC 2021 Program incorporates a mix of plenary presentationsthematic sessions and workshops.

Plenary Speeches include

  • IEEE: Advancing Technology to Benefit Humanity, Susan Kathy Land, 2021 IEEE President & CEO
  • Humanitarian Activities in Africa, Middle East and Europe, Antonio Luque, IEEE Region 8 Director (2021 – 2022)
  • Region 7 2021 Humanitarian Activities and Future Plan, Jason Gu, IEEE Region 7 Director (2020 – 2021)
  • Humanitarian Activities in Region 9, Alberto Sánchez, IEEE Region 9 Director
  • Ed Palacio, Co-Chair, IEEE Joint Ad-hoc on Sustainable Development

Thematic sessions focus on sharing results related to the appropriate use of technology in the areas of Agriculture, Disaster Mitigation, Energy, Education, Healthcare, Supporting Integration of Refugees and Water and Sanitation. Authors come from R8 (France, Ireland, Italy, Kenya, Nigeria, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates); R9 (Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Trinidad and Tobogo); R7 (Canada), R10 (India, Pakistan, Singapore) and United States.

Workshops share insight into Ethical Considerations in Technology Implementation and Artificial Intelligence and A Comprehensive Approach to Rural Electrification Processes.

Registration

To register for IEEE IHTC 2021, please visit https://www.ihtc21.org.uk/registration/

For further Information, please contact

Registration and General Queries – secretariat@ihtc21.org.uk

Program Queries – program@ihtc21.org.uk

We look forward to your participation.