We’re excited to welcome you to Boston next week. The Full Technical Program is now available for your review.
A new session focusing on the WHS is planned. Moderated by Patrick Vinck, of Harvard University, with panelists from the public and private sector (UN OCHA, Microsoft, …), this session will focus on the discussions that take place at the UN World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) in Istanbul, Turkey, and what they mean for innovation in […]
Google’s Pete Giencke will speak on “Humanitarian design and development, lessons learned.” Pete has contributed to Google’s various big data efforts, including those on the Crisis Response, Google Earth, and Google Ocean teams.
We’re putting together a set of exciting Sessions, Panels and Workshops for HumTech2016. Speakers from the DoD, Harvard, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, USAID, and more….
We are pleased to announce that the IEEE Humanitarian Activities Committee will be hosting a Special Workshop at HumTech2016, specifically targeting all HumTech2016 participants that are interested in developing funding proposals for social development projects. IEEE Humanitarian Activities Committee is currently soliciting proposals for humanitarian projects. The committee will review proposals during three periods in […]
All authors of Papers and Abstracts should have now received a notification regarding their submission. If you have not received your notification, please e-mail the program chair at ‘program [at] humanitariantechnology.org’ Next Steps for lead authors with accepted contributions: Prepare your Camera-Ready-Copy by 4 April (for paper submissions only) Review the Presentation Guidelines The conference […]
Please note that the paper submission site, hosted by Microsoft Research, is currently under planned maintenance and should be up by 3:00 PM Pacific Time on March 8, 2016.
Due to the high number of submissions, reviewers are still busy reading through all the submitted manuscripts and abstracts. Once all reviews are done, additional notifications will be sent out in the coming days. We expect all authors to be notified by 6 March. Thank you again to all authors for submitting your research […]
Excited to have Oxfam experts and practitioners host a panel session on using technology with local partners to prepare for and respond to emergencies.
The top paper and top poster in select conference tracks will be awarded the Best Paper and Best Poster Award. Lead authors of the selected contributions will be presented with a plaque and awarded a gift during a public recognition at the closing session of the conference. All awards and gifts are made possible through […]