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Launch Webinar: WHO 2021 compendium of innovative health technologies for low resource settings

Event | By World Health Organization

When: Aug 31, 2021 04:00 PM Amsterdam, Berlin, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna Topic: 2021 Compendium of innovative technologies for low resource settings The objective of the Compendium is to compile and showcase emerging innovative health technologies for low-resource settings. WHO performs rapid evidence-based assessments focused on the life cycle of health technology focusing on low-resource settings. The evaluation includes: technical assessments health technology assessments regulatory system assessment quality system assessments management assessment safe use assessments....


Webinar: The year of humanitarian engineering – ten years on

Event | By Engineers Australia

Date: 26/08/2021 | Time: 12:00 pm to 01:30 pm AEST | Registration Closes 26/08/2021 12:20 pm AEST Open to members and non-members. 2011 was designated the ‘Year of Humanitarian Engineering’ by EA. There were a series of workshops held across the country, stories told, and the year culminated with a Conference in Melbourne. Looking back across the last ten years, where are we in 2021 with humanitarian engineering? Presenters: David...


Seminar – Professionalisation in Humanitarianism: Debates and Opportunities –  25 August 2021

Event | By University of Technology Sydney

Deakin University’s Development-Humanitarian Research Group (DHRG) and the Centre for Humanitarian Leadership are pleased to present Professionalisation in Humanitarianism: Debates and Opportunities as part of the DHRG Development and Humanitarian Dialogues seminar series. What does it mean to be a humanitarian worker? For several decades, the humanitarian sector has pursued increased professionalisation through standards and guidelines, competency frameworks, and training and education. This seminar will explore the implications of university-level humanitarian training for a shifting sector...


Royal Academy of Engineering Frontiers symposium – September 27, 2021- Applications Open

Event | By Royal Academy of Engineering

From seeds to needs: Regenerating ecosystems services to halt the biodiversity crisis We face a global biodiversity crisis, with unprecedented and accelerating rates of species extinctions and degradation of habitats that will have grave impacts on the worlds human population dependent on the ecosystems services they provide. It is recognised that the global biodiversity emergency affects lower- and middle-income countries the hardest and that there are potential conflicts between conservation...


RAE Frontiers of Engineering for Development symposium – Smart Communities – 1-12 February, 2021

Event | By Royal Academy of Engineering

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...


2020 Center for Global Engineering Forum – Registration open now! 

Event | By University of Toronto

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...


Call for Papers: Special Issue of ‘Environmental Engineering Science’ on the Topic of Marginalized Communities

Event | By Environmental Engineering Science

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...


Humanitarian Engineering Conference 2019 – University of Auckland

Event | By engineers without borders neW zealand

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...


Become a Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC) Author or Presenter

Event | By IEEE

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...


Call for papers: 18th Int’l Conference on Non-Conventional Materials and Technologies: Construction for Sustainability (Nairobi)

Event | By The Pennsylvania State University

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...


INTERSOL 2019 – 3rd EAI International Conference on Innovations and Interdisciplinary Solutions for Underserved Areas

Event | By Interdisciplinary Solutions

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,...


Call for Abstracts: 2019 Colorado WASH Symposium – March 5 & 6, 2019

Event | By University of Colorado Boulder

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...


[Conference] Transforming ACP cities, leaving no one behind: engaging in large scale investments in slums

Event | By Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme (PSUP)

“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...


Innovate 4 Water – Abuja

Event | By Waterpreneurs

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...


Call for Papers: International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD 2019)

Event | By Georgetown University

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...


Humanitarian Health Design Hackathon at Johns Hopkins University

Event | By Johns Hopkins University

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...


Panel discussion: Handpump functionality monitoring, with  Water Institute at UNC and RWSN

Event | By Water Institute at UNC

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...


BYOI v4: Learn how to Build Your Own Internet

Event | By BYOI

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...


Challenges of Our Era Summit

Event | By nesta

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...


Call for Abstracts: UNC Water and Health Conference

Event | By The Water Institute at UNC

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...


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