EPICS in IEEE will sponsor and present at the IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC) on October 11th-13th at Villanova University. 

EPICS in IEEE will be sponsoring the Poster session at the Pre-Conference Souk on Wednesday evening. In addition, Stephanie Gillespie, PhD, the 2023 EPICS in IEEE Committee will be part of the IEEE Humanitarian Panel along with the IEEE Humanitarian Technology Board and IEEE IEEE Smart Village on Thursday, October 12, 13:00 – 14:00.

“By participating in IEEE GHTC and the Humanitarian Panel, we hope to establish stronger partnerships across humanitarian-connected groups within IEEE, providing more value to IEEE members, EPICS in IEEE Participants, and the humanitarian community,” says Stephanie Gillespie, 2023 EPICS in IEEE Chair. For those attending the conference, we hope you attend our panel presentation or plan to stop by our exhibit table on Thursday and Friday.

EPICS in IEEE is thrilled to have three projects presenting at the GHTC conference. Below is when the groups will be presenting. Be sure to stop by these presentations to learn more about these impactful projects


Thursday, October 12, 10:30 – 12:30 (EST)

Track: 1A: Applying Technologies to Global Development Issues (Room A)

10:30 Humanitarian Technology Projects: An Efficient Methodology For Development And Value Realization

         Clara C Nensthiel Zorro and Oscar Javier Rodríguez Riveros (Universidad El Bosque, Colombia)

11:34 EmPowered Mobility: Wheelchair Electric Assist

         Landon Calton, Tim Willis, Jeremy Edmondson and Ibrahim Nathem (North Carolina State University, USA)

Friday, October 13, 15:00 – 17:00 (EST)

Track: 4B: AI for Impact (Room B)

16:04 Dreck Administration for Immaculate Purlieu

           Vaishnavi Dixit (Vellore Institute of Technology, Chennai, India); Dhriti Rajani (Vellore Institute of Technology, Chennai Campus, India);