Frontiers symposia: The symposia establish a global community of early- and mid- career researchers, innovators, and practitioners, with different perspectives from the forefronts of their disciplines. These highly interactive and curated symposia look at international development themes through an interdisciplinary lens, encouraging collaboration and knowledge transfer between a range of participants. Each event has one overarching theme and three sub themes. The Frontiers of Engineering for Development series tackles development...READ MORE
Registration for the 2020 University of Toronto Center for Global Engineering Forum is now open! What it is: The CGEN Forum is an annual seminar series hosted by the Centre for Global Engineering at the University of Toronto. It explores how engineers in academia are contributing to the innovative solutions which are tackling the world’s most complex global development challenges, such as food insecurity, energy poverty, and safe access to water...READ MORE
Submit your work for publication in a Special Issue of Environmental Engineering Science on the topic of “Global Environmental Engineering for and with Historically Marginalized Communities.” This vision for this Special Issue is to report cutting-edge interdisciplinary environmental engineering and science research contextualized by the unique challenges and the resource and economic constraints faced by historically marginalized communities in the US and around the world. Deadline for submissions: July 15, 2020 Special Issue...READ MORE
Engineers Without Borders New Zealand’s annual conference is back with Humanitarian Engineering Conference 2019! This one-day conference on 27th July at the University of Auckland, New Zealand is a platform for showcasing innovation in humanitarian engineering while promoting a people-centered approach to working with communities. + CONNECT with like minded people + GET INSPIRED by professional engineers + DISCOVER new career opportunities Early bird tickets are on sale now! Visit...READ MORE
The Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC) is the flagship IEEE forum for presenting and discussing humanitarian technology innovation and deployment. The technical focus of the Conference is complemented by an integrated understanding of broader contexts—economics, policy, culture, environment—that impact successful humanitarian technology implementation. The ninth annual GHTC will take place in Seattle, Washington, USA, October 17– 20th 2019. It is the perfect venue for those from the public, private, education...READ MORE
Abstract submission extended: January 5, 2019 You are cordially invited to present a paper and/or participate in the IC-NOCMAT 2019, which will be held at the University of Nairobi Towers in Nairobi, Kenya July 24th to 26th, 2019. Please see below for details. Contributors are requested to submit concise (max. one-page – also see formatting instructions here) abstracts in English through the link available here – https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=icnocmat2019 or via email to: IC-NOCMAT2019@engr.psu.edu. Key Dates Submission...READ MORE
February 14-15, 2019 | Cairo, Egypt InterSol2019 will be held on February 14-15, 2019 in Cairo, Egypt. This year’s topics include Gender and Socio-Economic Development; Urban Development and Smart Cities for Africa; Agriculture, Water Resources, Food Security and Climate Change; and ICT as enabler. Organizers invite unpublished contributions and innovations that address these issues via an interdisciplinary approach. Societies living in underserved areas face multifactorial problems — energy, water, climate, food, health, education, transportation,...READ MORE
The organizers of the 2019 Colorado WASH Symposium in Boulder, Colorado, would like to invite academics, practitioners, and professionals who have a passion for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene to attend and participate in our annual symposium. We believe that creating diverse networks of people who research, evaluate, and implement new and innovative approaches across the WASH sector is essential to sharing and promoting ideas that are necessary for achieving and...READ MORE
“Transforming ACP cities, leaving no one behind: engaging in large scale investments in slums,” the third African, Caribbean and Pacific group of States (ACP) Secretariat, the European Commission (EC), and UN-Habitat International Tripartite Conference will take place in Brussels November 14th – 16th, 2018. The conference will assemble Ministers, Mayors, civil society and PSUP community leaders, NGOs, academia, private sector, research institutions, regional development bodies and financing partners as well as...READ MORE
November 27 – 28, 2018 | NAF Conference Centre – Abuja, Nigeria Are you a Nigerian / West African / World expert in: Water and sanitation related business? Utility? Water Engineering? Water, sanitation and related development issues? Sustainable Development Goals? Access to basic services for low income populations? Business and human rights? Market-based solutions? Impact investing? Social entrepreneurship? Blended finance? Circular economy? Decentralized business models? Innovate 4 Water Abuja is...READ MORE
Deadline for Papers and Posters: July 22, 2018 Conference: Jan 4-7, 2019, Ahmedabad, India The 10th International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD 2019), being hosted at the Indian Institute of Management (Ahmedabad, India) January 4-7, 2019, invites you to submit your work. To be held in cooperation with ACM SIGCAS, ICTD 2019 will provide an international forum for scholarly researchers to explore the role of information and communication technologies...READ MORE
The Humanitarian Health Design Hackathon at Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design (CBID) will connect team members from both Baltimore and Gaza over the course of a week to address some of the most pressing healthcare challenges facing refugees in the Gaza Strip. The theme will be “Empowering First Responders ” in Gaza. What is a Hackathon? A hackathon is an intensive design sprint-like event that brings...READ MORE
The Water Institute at UNC in partnership with RWSN would like to invite you to take part in a panel discussion on the topic of Handpump functionality monitoring, which will take place on February 14. In March 2016 the Water Institute at UNC published a WaSH Policy Research Digest entitled “Getting handpump functionality monitoring right can help ensure rural water supply sustainability. The policy implications explored included a requirement to collect detailed...READ MORE
What if the internet wasn’t about connecting to Comcast, AT&T, Google, or Facebook? What if it meant connecting directly with your friends, neighbors, and community…? Today, the internet is controlled by a handful of corporate internet service providers (ISPs). Companies like Comcast, AT&T, and Verizon actively lobbied, and succeeded, in unraveling net neutrality protections in this country ? rules that were critical for protecting the free and open internet. These...READ MORE
Register your interest for two days of debate, discussion and solutions shaping around food, technology and surgery taking place on Tuesday 6 and Wednesday 7 March 2018 in Milan, Italy. The Challenges Of Our Era Summit is about action, not talk. We want to change the world by radically improving access to necessities of modern life. We think innovation is key to this. At the Summit, we will design new...READ MORE
The UNC Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy has announced an Extension for Posters, Verbal Presentations, and Side Event Proposals. Abstract submissions for papers and side events are now open until 14 June 2017. Conference Themes include: Climate Resilience & Governance WaSH and Gender Drinking Water Safety Addressing Disparities in WaSH: Rural, Peri-urban, and Indigenous populations WaSH in Non-Household Settings From Evidence to Action New for 2017: Conference Tracks...READ MORE
Global Digital Health Forum 2017 Call for Abstracts for 2017 Global Digital Health Forum is now open! The Global Digital Health Network announces a call for abstracts for the 4th Annual Global Digital Health Forum, scheduled for December 4-6, 2017 at the JW Marriott Hotel in the heart of Washington, DC. The theme for this year’s Forum—The Evolving Digital Health Landscape: Progress, Achievements, and Remaining Frontiers—captures the spirit of progress...READ MORE
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