IEEE SIGHTTrainers

IEEE SIGHT Trainers are the “Feet on the ground” volunteers who are willing to take initiative to support and deliver trainings to their SIGHT groups to apply their unique skill sets to tackle complex local challenges and create positive social impact.

This second Train the Trainer event will be taking place at the IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference concurrently with the SIGHT Conference Participation Support program.

 

Why should I consider applying for Trainers of IEEE SIGHT Trainers Network?

I am a member of IEEE SIGHT Group

  •         Supporting your IEEE SIGHT Group for the vitality and sustainability for the initiatives and projects
  •         Increasing overall awareness of SIGHT both within IEEE and beyond.
  •         Strengthening the overall resources for your SIGHT group.

I am not a member of any existing IEEE SIGHT Group

  •         Supporting your organizational unit for formation of new IEEE SIGHT Groups and Projects applications
  •         Increasing overall awareness Humanitarian Technology Initiatives  for your community

 

The process of becoming Trainer of IEEE SIGHT Trainers Network

1) Participate Training for Trainers Event – Participation to one of the IEEE SIGHT Global Training for Trainers face to face event and completing following series of online training within 6 months of period.
2) Attend Training Webinars – Participation in at least 4 webinars training out of 6 within following 6 months after Training for Trainers event.
3) Organize at least 3 Trainings to your local group – Candidates Trainers will be responsible for organizing at least 3 trainings for their local group within 6 months. Candidates trainers need to send notification of their training before the event and provide a report after the event.
4) You will become an official trainer of IEEE SIGHT Trainers Network – Our trainings will support you to build social impact with targeted learning for your community. Humanitarian Institute takes you beyond the short-term and engages your local group identifying a purpose on sustainability for your ongoing initiatives. You will be “Certified Trainer of IEEE SIGHT” after completing this program to create better impact for future initiatives and  officially part of IEEE SIGHT Trainers Network.

 

Eligibility to join IEEE SIGHT Global Training for Trainers

Self-nominations are encouraged. You need endorsement by:
– Your IEEE SIGHT Professional Group
– Each IEEE SIGHT Groups will be eligible to nominate their own volunteers to participate in this program
Other Professional Organizational Units without SIGHT Groups, If there is no existing IEEE SIGHT Groups:
– IEEE Section Chairs
– IEEE Regional Humanitarian Activity Coordinators
– IEEE Regional Boards

They are able to nominate and endorse volunteers to participate this program.

SIGHT Conference Participation Support

The IEEE SIGHT (Special Interest Group on Humanitarian Technology) has decided to offer selected authors financial support for attending the GHTC-17 and presenting their research. You do not need to be a member of a SIGHT group to apply for this support.

  • Support from SIGHT will be provided to selected authors who have done exemplary work in the field of humanitarian technology, as judged by the SIGHT committee.
  • They will be funded 50% of the conference expenses up to a maximum of USD $750.The funding is limited and it will be in the form of a reimbursement. The decisions of the SIGHT committee will be final and binding.
  • Authors are requested to apply for support by September 15th, 2017 and applicants will be informed of the decision of the SIGHT committee via email by September 22nd, 2016. Authors are requested not to contact the committee asking for a decision.

Application Process:

The Second Training for Trainers Event
Location:  San Jose, California, USA 
Date: 19 October 2017 @ the IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC)
Application deadline: 15 September 2017 
Interested? Apply Here!

The funding for this session is dependent on the grid below:

R1-7 R8-10
Training for Trainers USD 450 USD 500
Paper Presentation USD 500 USD 650
Training for Trainers+ Paper Presentation USD 600 USD 750

 

THERE WILL BE MORE ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR NEW TRAINING FOR TRAINERS EVENTS IN 2017.  THE CANDIDATE TRAINERS ARE REQUIRED PARTICIPATING ONLY ONE OF THESE EVENTS. IF YOU CANNOT PARTICIPATE THIS EVENT, PLEASE STAY TUNED FOR UPCOMING ANNOUNCEMENTS.
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