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IEEE SIGHT Conference Participation Support

Thursday, July 31st, 2014



GHTC 2014 is pleased to announce that the SIGHT “Conference Participation Support Program” application is open for SIGHT volunteers who will be presenting their work at GHTC 2014 in San Jose, California USA. The fellowship grant, up to USD $750, can be used for partial travel or registration fee expenses.

Proof of paper acceptance or invitation to speak must be sent to Holly Schneider-Brown at

Applicants must also fill out an application form.

The goal of this program is to help SIGHT volunteers benefit from peer-review feedback, to learn about new developments in the field and to network with others working in this area. SIGHT volunteers will also gain experience in showing others the delicate task of applying technology to improve the living standards of underserved populations, and encouraging others to increase efforts in this direction.

Application Deadline is 11:59 pm local time, Tuesday, August 5.

For more information, please contact: Ramesh Nair (, GHTC Student Papers Contest Chair.


GHTC 2014 Online Submissions Open

Saturday, February 8th, 2014

The GHTC Committee is pleased to announce that online submissions are now open.

See the Authors Resources for submission information and instructions.