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IEEE ISTAS 2023 Free Pre-Conference Event on Humanitarian Technologies

IEEE ISTAS 2023 takes place at Swansea University, Wales from 13 – 15 September. IEEE ISTAS 2023 is the flagship conference of IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology (SSIT). The theme of IEEE ISTAS 2023 is “Technology and Analytics for Global Development”.

IEEE ISTAS 2023 is Technical Co-sponsored by IEEE Region 8IEEE UK and Ireland SectionIEEE UK and Ireland SSIT Chapter and IEEE UK and Ireland Education Chapter.

IEEE ISTAS 2023 is Supported by IEEE Humanitarian Technology Board, Meet in Wales, the School of Management and Intensive Learning Academy, Swansea University.

IEEE HTB Pre-Conference Event 

IEEE Humanitarian Technology Board (HTB) is cooperating with IEEE UK and Ireland Society on Social Implications of Technology (SSIT) Chapter and IEEE ISTAS 2023 to organise a pre-conference briefing and networking event on Tuesday 12 September at 6 pm in Swansea.

This event is open to anyone with an interest in ICT4Development and exploring opportunities to support local community needs by leveraging technological innovation. Please click here to register for physical participation. Please share this opportunity with relevant stakeholders.

IEEE Members are requested to include their IEEE Membership Number when registering.


Miriam Cunningham (IEEE HTB Member and Chair, IEEE HTB Ad Hoc Committee on SIGHT Best Practices) will provide insight into IEEE HTB’s mission and vision and Best Practices related to take up of Engineering and Technological Innovation in Low Resource Environments and Underserved Communities.

Miriam will share personal insight and experience into social implications and ethical issues to be considered when co-designing and implementing interventions in resource constrained environments.

Miriam will also answer questions about potential IEEE HTB funding opportunities for community focused technology based interventions.

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