Humanitarian Technology Project Workshop and Competition
in Conjunction with R10 Humanitarian Technology Conference 2019

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This activity is intended to encourage, to guide and to gather young people with academician, research, or professional background to be active on engineering and technological innovation for humanitarian purposes. During the workshop, encouragement is delivered to give insight, awareness of urgency and power of Engineering and Technology to solve some humanitarian problems especially on health care and better quality of life. The workshop session is enriched by inviting some people who have been working and have success story on humanitarian technology projects. The sharing will not only give inspiration but also guidance to plan, to prepare, to get some funding and to execute the project.

The objectives of this activity can be summarized as:

  • To network people who have same passion on developing technology for humanitarian activities
  • To leverage the impact of the humanitarian technology project to the wider society through the networking.
  • To inspire, and to acknowledge people to be actively involved on humanitarian issue problem solving using technology.

Workshop Speakers

  1. Paul Cunningham (HAC Chair)*
    “IEEE commitment to support Humanitarian Technology Activity”
  2. Shaikh Fattah (IEEE Bangladesh)*
    “Idea, Insight and commitment to run Humanitarian Technology Activity”
  3. dr. Yoke Saadia Irawan MT (ITB, Indonesia)
    “Success story of Humanitarian Technology Activity in Indonesia”

Project Competition (Call for Proposal)

Some project proposals related to humanitarian Technology are invited to submit into HT Project Competition which will be organized in conjunction with HTC 2019. Some potential proposal (finalists) will be invited to present and join the HT Project review and workshop for free.

Project Categories

  1. On-going project category
  2. Project idea or proposal category

Project Topics

  1. IoT for Developing Quality of Life (IoT for Smart Farming, IoT for Health Care, IoT for Parenting, etc)
  2. Technology Innovation for Health Care (Good Health and Well Being)
  3. Technology Innovation for Production and Consumption Responsibility: Recycle paper, plastic, glass and aluminum
  4. Digital innovation for better literacy
  5. Technology innovation for disaster mitigation and management

Eligible Participants

  1. Students
  2. Young Proffesional
  3. Researchers
  4. Academia
  5. Others

There will be 10 finalist for the two categories. Three winners will be awarded for each category.

Project Proposal Submission

Prepare your proposal following this template. Upload your video and proposal to online-accessible storage (e.g. Youtube, Dropbox, etc.) and fill the details here:

http://bit.ly/r10htproject

Timeline

Call for HT Projects Proposal: 15th March 2019 – 15th June 2019

Assessment Process: 15th June 2019 – 15th July 2019

Notification for the finalists: 1st August 2019

Activities
Venue
PIC
Nov 12th 2019
09.00 – 12.00 Finalist Project Presentation
5 finalist from On going project category
5 finalist from proposal category
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch break
13.00 – 14.30 Review session by the gudges
the finalist will be divided into two groups
based on the category to get the reviews
14.30 – 15.30 Amendement Session by the finalist
15.30 -17.00 final presentation by the finalist
20.00 Competition award during the Gala dinner
Nov 13th 2019
Workshop on Humanitarian Technology Project
09.00 – 10.00 Paul Cunningham (HAC Chair)
“ IEEE commitment to support Humanitarian Technology Activity”
(including discussion)
10.00 – 12.00 Shaikh Fattah (IEEE Bangladesh)
“ Idea, Insight and commitment to run Humanitarian Technology Activity”
(including discussion and workshop on designing the proposal)
12.00 – 13.00 lunch break
13.00-14.30  Dr. dr. Yoke Saadia Irawan MT (ITB, Indonesia)
“Success story and obstecles of Humanitarian Technology Activities in Indonesia”
14.30-15.00 closing and remarks