IEEE HTC Conference 2020: Special Session
Special Session on Social Innovation and Creativity during COVID-19 at the IEEE Region 10 Humanitarian Technology Conference 2020. The purpose of this special session was to investigate the effects of the COVID-19 crisis on social innovation and creativity and vice versa, in coping with the pandemic and its relationship to resilience. Researchers, teachers and innovators shared their results of innovation from technologies, communications and services simultaneously to meet a social need during the pandemic, highlight innovative models and measurements of social innovations, address the social challenges and questions on innovation and creativity and many more. 6 papers were presented in the special sessions, two of which are under the ACES project. In total, there were 87 papers submitted to the conference from Malaysia, the Philippines, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, India, Indonesia, Mongolia, Japan, Hong Kong, China, U.S., Pakistan, and Nepal.