July 20-21 2017


Ryerson University



International Humanitarian Technology Conference 2017

The  third IEEE Canada International Humanitarian Technology Conference (IHTC 2017)  will be held in Toronto, Canada on July  20-21, 2017.

This unique conference will focus on all areas of technology for the betterment of humanity as outlined in the UN Sustainable Development Goals

The conference will feature outstanding speakers, panel discussions, peer-reviewed technical papers, and student design competitions. Selected participants will be invited to submit Chapters of the upcoming Wiley book on Humanitarian Technology, to be published in 2018.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers

Dr. Claudio Canizares

Hydro One Endowed Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering (E&CE), University of Waterloo

Dr. Ann Cavoukian

Executive Director, Ryerson University Privacy and Big Data Institute

Ravi Karkara

Senior Advisor Strategic Partnership and Advocacy To the Assistant Secretary-General/Deputy Executive Director, UN Women, JMI, New York

Lee Maracle

ABS Instructor at University of Toronto

Conference Location

Ryerson University
245 Church St,

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