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Humanitarian Technology Days 2021: “From Lab to Field”

6. October 2021 @ 8:00 - 7. October 2021 @ 17:00

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06 / 07 October 2021
Online Edition

Dear Colleagues,

Technology support for humanitarian aid is high on the agenda of the United Nations, of the European Commission and the European member states as well as with many NGOs. In 2019, the German Aerospace Centre has launched the DLR Humanitarian Technology Initiative – HumTech – encouraging its researchers and engineers to work more closely with the humanitarian sector and to jointly develop technology support projects.

We are happy to invite you to the online edition of the third DLR HumTechDays, to be held on October 6/7 this year. At this occasion, we want to ideate together as well as update each other on the latest trends and developments in the HumTech domain. The meeting will be held on two consecutive days during which we will have:

Keynotes, among others, from the Chair of the Executive Board of DLR, Deputy Director of Emergency Management, DG ECHO, European Commission and the Director of Humanitarian Assistance German Federal Foreign Office
Panel discussions with high profile experts from NGOs, UN, authorities in Europe, the private sector and more
Presentations and discussions, how technology can support tackling humanitarian needs resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic and how it can possibly help reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030
We will have interactive and collaborative breakout sessions for joint ideation as well as networking
Special focus will be given to how we can bring HumTech solutions from lab to field and into sustained operations

Please have a look at our interesting programme of the online edition of the DLR HumTechDays 2021.

The meeting will be free, open and fully online. Registration will be soon possible via this website – please stay tuned!

On behalf of the DLR Humanitarian Technology Initiative,

Stefan Voigt, DLR Humanitarian Technology Initiative
Monika Friedemann, DLR Humanitarian Technology Initiative
Joachim Post, DLR International Relations
Kathrin Poser, DLR Programme Space R&D


6. October 2021 @ 8:00
7. October 2021 @ 17:00


Stefan Voigt