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GHTC 2011 : IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference


Conference Series : Global Humanitarian Technology Conference
When Oct 30, 2011 - Nov 1, 2011
Where Seattle, USA
Submission Deadline Mar 11, 2011
Final Version Due Aug 7, 2011
Categories    humanitarian   technology

Call For Papers

On behalf of the IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference 2011 Organizing Committee, we are pleased to invite you to participate in the program for GHTC 2011!

GHTC 2011 is the first annual conference designed to gather together scientists, engineers, technology professionals, academics, foundations, government and non-government organizations, and individuals engaged in humanitarian work to discuss and develop solutions for present and future humanitarian needs. An international conference, we anticipate participants from all over the world to attend a program of invited talks, technical sessions, tutorials, exhibits, networking, and social activities.

Participation in GHTC 2011 is open to all technologists or organizations interested in applying technology to humanitarian goals and to non-technical individuals and organizations interested in learning about the application of technology to humanitarian challenges.

Following the Conference theme of “Technology for the benefit of humanity”, topics include but are not limited to:

Health, Medical Technology and Telemedicine
Disaster Warning/Response
Water Planning, Availability and Quality
Power for Off-Grid Users
Power Infrastructure/ Renewable/Sustainable Energy
Connectivity and Communications Technologies (data/voice) for Remote Locations
Educational Technologies
Agricultural Technologies

More information on technical sessions, registration for the conference, and hotel reservations will be available on this site in the near future. * Check back soon.

A Conference Proceedings of the accepted papers that have been presented at the symposium will be published and included in IEEE Xplore. Electronic media containing all accepted GHTC 2011 abstracts will be distributed to registered attendees.

All abstract submissions must be done online. Log in to for instructions and submission
of abstracts.

All abstracts must be written in English. Abstracts must not be longer than 4 pages; abstracts over 4 pages
will not be considered. Minimum font is 10 point, single spaced, and abstracts may include figures,
illustrations, and graphs.

Notification of acceptance will be sent via email only, and posted on the website. Authors of unaccepted
submissions will be notified by email.

Authors of accepted papers will have an opportunity to revise their abstracts for inclusion in the electronic
media until August 7, 2011.

Conference Committee Members

Conference Chair Paul Kostek
Program Chair Keith Moore
Finance Chair Larry Hamerman
Publicity Chair Soon Wan
Registration Chair Dick Wilkins
Publications Chair Joe Decuir
Webmaster Lise Johnston

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