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IEEE Region 10 Humanitarian Technology Conference 2018

6th – 8th December 2018 in Colombo, Sri Lanka

SUSTAINABLE TECHNOLOGIES FOR HUMANITY

IEEE R10 HTC is a premier annual cross disciplinary conference that will bring together technologists, engineers, scientists, investors, representatives from NGOs, governments, academia, and industry. The conference will promote discussions and development of Electrical, Communication, Computing, Security and Disaster Relief areas to present results of recent advancements in technology in order to help improve the lives of the impoverished.

WIE Track

Theme: Leveraging on modern technological advances to serve the humanity through technology. The key role played by women engineers in meeting the social needs with technology.

Planned events

  1. Guest speech by Dr. Takako Hashimoto / Chiba University of Commerce, Japan;

  2. Special Session by Ms. Rasanjali Liyanage / Founder, Agile for IT & Beyond;

  3. Panel discussion with the finalists of the Video competition for ‘Humanitarian Technology Initiatives aimed at Female communities;

  4. Panel discussion on Social Entrepreneurship and Women empowerment

     

    The track will focus on new technological advances in addressing the humanitarian issues and the female Engineers’ contribution in this effort.