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The purpose of HumTech2016 is to bring together scientists, engineers, technologists and policymakers from across academic, government, industry and non-government organizations to discuss, share and promote current research and recent accomplishments across all aspects of technology, from science to systems, that have a global humanitarian impact.

Humanitarian Technology 2016:  Science, Systems and Global Impact

Date
June 7, 2016 - June 9, 2016
Time
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Pre-registration required?
Yes
Registration closed?
No

Humanitarian Technology: Science, Systems and Global Impact 2016 is a community-led conference being held in Boston, MA on June 7 – 9, 2016. It follows the successful HumTech2014 and HumTech2015 conferences, and is set to attract over 200 researchers, practitioners, and key thought leaders for a 3-day multi-disciplinary conference.

The purpose of HumTech2016 is to bring together scientists, engineers, technologists and policymakers from across academic, government, industry and non-government organizations to discuss, share and promote current research and recent accomplishments across all aspects of technology, from science to systems, that have a global humanitarian impact.

HumTech2016 will be an exciting, relevant and technically focused conference that will explore emerging technologies that further enable global humanitarian assistance. Conference tracks and subject topics will be presented within an operationally-relevant context, drawing as much as possible from real-world experiences in humanitarian operations and logistics, disaster relief, emergency management, disease management, global health initiatives, international development, and other areas.