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Participatory Workshops on Health, Disaster Situations, Energy and HAC


IEEE GHTC 2018 is introducing Participatory Workshop/Panel Sessions into this years program to showcase practitioner and field research related experiences as well as technology adoption or adaptation related issues. This year we are focusing on
• Disaster Recovery
• Energy
• Health
We welcome submissions from the public, private, education and research and societal sectors. While the format of individual sessions may vary depending on the submissions accepted, submissions providing an opportunity for conference delegates to interact with or see live demonstration of technology or to better understand from practitioners as well as MDP Students unintended or unanticipated consequences of interventions (whether or not there was a positive outcome) will be prioritised.
Please submit your proposals highlighting (a) the nature of the proposed contribution and (b) how acceptance of this submission will strengthen the impact of IEEE GHTC 2018 by raising awareness of innovative technology or engineering solutions or sharing insight into important social, cultural, ethical or acceptance and local ownership related issues to be considered when doing field research or implementation projects.


IEEE HAC Participatory Workshop: Technology for the SDGs

Thursday, October 18 from 10 AM to 5 PM

*free, separate registration required

IEEE Humanitarian Activities Committee would like to invite IEEE GHTC 2018 conference participants, SIGHT members, active volunteers and volunteer leadership of EPICS in IEEE, Internet Initiative, Smart Village, MOVE, IEEE Empower a Billion Lives and IEEE-Eta Kappa Nu (IEEE-HKN), MDP staff and students, sustainable development labs, humanitarian technology or engineering programs and other key stakeholders active in the sustainable development space to join us and contribute during this full-day participatory workshop.
This participatory workshop will combine theory, practice and working group collaboration. Participants will have the opportunity to take a deep dive into how science, technology and engineering can make a significant contribution to the successful implementation of SDGs. Total beginners, enthusiastic amateurs, experienced practitioners and scientists, technologists and engineers will have the opportunity to learn from one another by combining personal experience with the diversity of perspectives and lessons learned shared during the conference. Kindly register online as space is limited!


To register for this click here and select "IEEE HAC Pre-Conference Workshop" to register!