Call for Papers or Posters – IEEE SIGHT
General Description of SIGHT Group (Special Interest Group on Humanitarian Technology).
SIGHT (Special Interest Group on Humanitarian Technology) is the IEEE network of volunteers around the world which is associated with marginalized communities and organizations to leverage technology in sustainable development. His vision is that all disadvantaged communities are benefited with technology while seeking sustainable solutions to development problems.
With almost half a million volunteers worldwide, IEEE has a unique opportunity to provide a positive social impact in every corner of the planet.
The Special Interest Group on Humanitarian Technology program serves to promote the mission of IEEE regarding humanitarian technology activities.
Purpose: Building on the IEEE theme of Advancing Technology for Humanity, the Special Interest Group on Humanitarian Technology will promote activities which use appropriate and sustainable technologies to benefit the vulnerable and underserved sections of humanity.
Objectives of SIGHT
- To bring together members / IEEE OUs working in or wishing to work in humanitarian fields and to encourage participation in activities that use humanitarian technologies.
- To increase awareness of IEEE members and engineers of the potential of their work to improve the standard of living of under-privileged populations.
- To engage with NGOs, Civil Society Organizations, UN Organizations, Corporates and other similar bodies in the global engineering community that have common goals to synergize efforts in delivering useful and sustainable technologies in their operations.
Please download the call [First–Call.pdf]