Conferences & Events

Conferences

The Center organizes and supports an annual conference series focused on Health and Humanitarian Logistics. Click on the below listing for details relating to upcoming 2017 offering.

To access a listing of the upcoming and past conferences with links to their respective websites, please click here.

2017 Health and Humanitarian Logistics Conference
2017 Health and Humanitarian Logistics Conference
Tue, 01/31/2017 - 15:25,

The growing number of humanitarian crises due to wars and political unrest, natural disasters, food insecurity, infectious diseases, poverty, etc. affects millions around the world with devastating socioeconomic effects.

Events

Ebola Modeling Workshop

WORKSHOP JAN 22-23: Modeling the control and spread of Ebola in W. Africa

MODELING THE SPREAD AND CONTROL OF EBOLA IN WEST AFRICAA rapid response workshop


*Co-organized by Dr. Pinar Keskinocak, co-dirctor of the GA Tech Center for Health & Humanitarian Systems (HHS) along with Joshua Weitz (Chair, Georgia Tech), Rustom Antia (Emory), John Drake (UGA), John Glasser (CDC), Jonathan Dushoff (McMaster), Lauren Meyers (UT-Austin), and Fredrik Vannberg (Georgia Tech)


January 22-23, 2015         (1/22 8:30AM - 1/23 1:30PM)

Presentation from disaster logistics and rehabilitation experts

Comprehensive Disaster Response: Presentation from disaster logistics and rehabilitation experts

Disaster logistics and rehabilitation experts Abrar Ismail (Pakistan Earthquake Reconstruction & Rehabilitation Authority) and Todd Shea (Compregensive Disaster Relief Services) led a presentation and lively discussion about emergency disaster response and long-term disaster rehabilitation and reconstruction (COMPREHENSIVE DISASTER RESPONSE: MUCH MORE THAN SHORT TERM HUMANITARIAN DISASTER RELIEF).

Roundtable on "Mobile tech in healthcare and civic engagement—ICTs and the future of development"

Smartphones and other mobile platforms are proliferating throughout the developing world, especially as device costs rapidly decrease. Cellular voice and data increasingly reaches towards all corners of the world. These technology and economic trends have spurred research, field trials and deployments of mobile Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in support of humanitarian goals such as effective healthcare and meaningful civic engagement.

France-Atlanta 2014: Mobile Tech in Healthcare and Civic Engagement

France-Atlanta 2014: Mobile Tech in Healthcare and Civic Engagement

Smartphones and other mobile platforms are proliferating throughout the developing world, especially as device costs rapidly decrease. Cellular voice and data increasingly reaches towards all corners of the world. These technology and economic trends have spurred research, field trials and deployments of mobile Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in support of humanitarian goals such as effective healthcare and meaningful civic engagement.

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