The third IEEE Canada International Humanitarian Technology Conference (IHTC 2017) will be held in Toronto, Canada on July 20-22, 2017.
This unique conference will focus on the general areas of technology for improving the humanity falling within the UN Sustainable Development Goals (http://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/sustainable-development-goals/).
The conference will feature outstanding keynote speakers, workshops, a student paper competition and peer-reviewed papers. Humanitarian technology-oriented technical papers and papers describing social and economic factors related to humanitarian technology implementation are welcome for the conference.
Confirmed Keynote Speakers
Lee Maracle: Canadian First Nations Coast Salish poet and author. She speaks out as a critic of the treatment of indigenous people by the Canadian people and she particularly highlights the issues relating to indigenous women.
Gavin Yeung: Manager, Earth Rangers Centre For Sustainable Technology
Ann Cavoukian: Executive Director, Privacy & Big Data Institute, Ryerson University
Claudio Cañizares: Professor and Hydro One Endowed Chair, University of Waterloo