The 2017 IEEE RAS Humanitarian Technology Day (HTD) will be held on October 14, 2017 at Michigan State University (MSU Union Building) in East Lansing, MI. The conference theme, “Engineering for Change”, emphasizes the need for social innovation to promote engineering creativity, sustainable solutions, and collaboration among strong leaders.
HTD 2017 will discuss several humanitarian challenges and potential solutions to them using diverse engineering backgrounds for better living. This conference, organized by students for students, will bring together specialists, entrepreneurs, and non-profit organization officials from different IEEE Regions to discuss the current and emerging humanitarian issues across the globe. This event not only promotes humanitarian awareness in our local community, but it also will train students on how to build strategies for identifying humanitarian problems, and designing and implementing solutions in their region. It has the support of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society and IEEE RAS-SIGHT group.