IEEE ISTAS 2023 - IEEE HTB Best Practice Workshop

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##IEEE Humanitarian Technologies Board #IEEE SIGHT #Technological Innovation Supporting Local Communities #ICT4Development #Humanitarian Technologies #Technology to support monitoring of training process of Young Immigrants #Spain Section SIGHT #Introducing Robotics into public Primary Schools #Tunisia Section SIGHT #STEM #Leveraging a multi-sensor platform to support social interaction by Autistic Children #United Kingdom and Ireland Section SIGHT

IEEE ISTAS 2023, the flagship conference of the IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology (SSIT), took place in Swansea, Wales from 13 - 15 September 2023. 

IEEE Humanitarian Technologies Board (HTB) as a support organisation organised three activities during IEEE ISTAS 2023 

Miriam Cunningham, IEEE HTB Member and Chair of the Ad Hoc Committee on SIGHT Best Practices organised and facilitated the IEEE HTB Best Practice Workshop on 13 September 2023. 

Three Region 8 Special Interest Groups on Humanitarian Technology (SIGHT) shared volunteer activities and project results focused on Technological Innovation Supporting Local Communities:

  • Mobile Application to Manage the Training Processes of Young Immigrants” 
    Prof. Dr. Juan A. Gómez-Pulido, IEEE Spain Section SIGHT
  • HAC Robotics for Equality & Democracy” 
    Prof Nizar Rokbani, IEEE Tunisia Section SIGHT
  • Inclusive multi-sensor platform for autistic kids that encourage social interaction
    Eduardo Audiche, IEEE UK and Ireland Section SIGHT