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IHTC 2014 : IEEE Canada 2014 International Humanitarian Technology Conference


When Jun 1, 2014 - Jun 4, 2014
Where Montreal
Abstract Registration Due Jan 20, 2014
Submission Deadline Feb 28, 2014
Notification Due Mar 31, 2014
Final Version Due Apr 30, 2014

Call For Papers

IEEE Canada IHTC 2014
International Humanitarian Technology Conference

“Humanitarian Advancement through Technology”

June 1-4, 2014, Montreal, Canada

OMNI Hotel, Mont-Royal, Montreal

Cosponsored by: IEEE Canada, Montreal Section, Ottawa Section, Toronto Section,Vancouver Section, Northern Canada Section, and Newfoundland and Labrador Section

Call for Papers
The 2014 IEEE International Humanitarian Technology Conference (IHTC) will be held in Montreal, Canada from June 1-4, 2014. The conference will focus on humanitarian applications of technology in the general areas of technologies for improving the lives of underserved peoples (including aboriginal/indigenous peoples), technologies for the disabled, health-related technologies, humanitarian engineering educational programs, and technologies to assist in disaster situations. The conference will feature outstanding keynote speakers, workshops, a student paper competition and peer-reviewed papers. Technology-oriented papers and papers describing social and economic factors related to humanitarian technology implementation are welcome for the conference.

The technical program committee for the 2014 IEEE IHTC invites you to submit a 200-300 word abstract of a paper in any of the following track areas:

1. Mobile Health (mHealth), Medical Technology, and Telemedicine
2. Operations, supply chain and logistics in humanitarian aid and disaster response
3. Water and Agricultural Technologies
4. Off-grid Power, Renewable Energy and Resilient Power Grids
5. Connectivity and Communications Technologies
6. Humanitarian and/or Sustainable Engineering Programs, Educational Technologies, Course Materials, and Curricula
7. Data and Personal Security Technologies for Humanitarian Applications
8. Underwater Wireless Communications for Humanitarian Applications
9. Underwater Robotics for Humanitarian Applications
10. Community Engagement and Social and Economic Factors in Humanitarian Engineering

Paper Submission: The format of the paper should follow the IEEE conference papers style. IHTC 2014 will only accept the electronic submission of a full paper in English with maximum six pages on line by uploading the PDF-format file to Detailed information on paper format and submission procedure can be found on the conference website. IHTC 2014 proceedings are included in IEEE Xplore. Technical Co-Chairs Contacts at: Emails: and

Important Dates:

Deadline for Abstract Submission December 20, 2013
Notification of Abstract Acceptance January 14, 2014
4-page IEEE format Full Paper Due February 15, 2014
Reviewer’s Feedback to Authors March 15, 2014
Camera-Ready Papers and Copyright Forms Due April 15, 2014

Exhibitions: There will be an exhibition site at the conference. Companies and institutions who are interested are encouraged to contact the exhibition chair for further information.

For more information on IHTC’2014, please contact:
Ferial El-Hawary, General Chair
c/o Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Dalhousie University
Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 4R2
Tel: +1(902) 494-3911 Fax:+1(902) 422-7535

For detailed up-to-date information, visit the IHTC2014 Conference Web site:

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