Toronto hosts third International Humanitarian Technology Conference

From July 20 to 22, 2017, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Canada hosts a three-day conference at Ryerson University in Toronto focusing on technology designed to help meet humanitarian and development challenges. The conference convenes professionals and academics from the engineering sector to explore technologies developed to help alleviate poverty, assist in disaster mitigation, and combat climate change, among other interventions "for the betterment of humanity". 

Location: Toronto, Canada

Event page - IEEE Canada International Humanitarian Technology Conference 


International Conference on Sustainable Development 2017 takes place in Ottawa

From August 9-10, 2017, the International Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Laws (ICIRL), the Center for Research in Social Justice and Policy (CRSJP) at Laurentian University, and the Ontario International Development Agency (OIDA) jointly host a two-day conference on sustainable development. The conference brings together academics, policy makers, and practitioners to discuss issues in sustainable development, including environment and natural resources, governance, health, and gender equality. 

Location: Ottawa, Canada

Event page - OIDA

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Canadian Society for International Health hosts annual global health conference

From October 29 to 31, 2017, the Canadian Society for International Health will host the annual Canadian Conference on Global Health in Ottawa. Every year, the conference draws more than 600 practitioners, educators, researchers, students, and policy makers from more than 30 countries to share knowledge and experiences. This year, the conference theme is “Leaving No One Behind? Reflections for Action in a Changing World” and will provide a forum for reflecting on the first 1000 days of action and implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals for global health.

Location: Ottawa, Canada

Event page - Canadian Society for International Health

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