Important dates:

  • Deadline to registrations (IEEE Bootcamp, Region 9): June 24, 2021
  • IEEE Bootcamp period (Region 9): April 29 – July 8, 2021
  • IEEE R9 HAC CEP (Continuing Education Program) Humanitarian Training period: May 18 – July 8, 2021)
  • Deadline to Call for Code Global Challenge project submission: July 31, 2021 (Awards: US$ 200,000 to professional/students and US$ 10,000 to university students)


Join the IEEE Bootcamp with amazing technical training sessions provided by IBM Global University Program team and humanitarian training sessions provided by IEEE R9 HAC team according to the following information:

✅ Humanitarian and entrepreneurship training series
✅ Design Thinking and Agile Management techniques
✅ Top technology trends (Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Blockchain, Internet of Things, Cloud-native computing, Data Science)
✅ Use case sessions for the problems (1. Zero hunger; 2. Clean water and sanitation; 3. Responsible consumption and production)
✅ Mentorship with experts

In 2021, IEEE and IBM Global University Programs have developed the IEEE Bootcamp (Journey to Call for Code Challenge) a free program where we will provide you with all the tools to develop the best solution, design thinking and agile sessions, technology, humanitarian project training and use case sessions for the problems, mentoring with experts in the following languages:

  • Spanish language
  • Portuguese language
  • English language

The IEEE Bootcamp is available to IEEE members and non-IEEE members. If you are a student looking to build tech skills all while making the world a better place, this event is for you. Your solution could win US$200,000 and deployment support from IBM and the Linux Foundation.

The IEEE R9 HAC (Humanitarian Activities Committee) will open for limited period the IEEE R9 HAC CEP (Continuing Education Program) humanitarian online training sessions as technical support to IEEE Bootcamp attendees ( The IEEE R9 HAC CEP humanitarian training will provide humanitarian online training in the following topics:

  • Empathy map
  • Business Model Canvas
  • 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Defining impact for humanitarian projects
  • SWOT analysis
  • Social Return on Investment (SROI)
  • IEEE funds for humanitarian projects (EPICS, HAC, SIGHT and IEEE Smart Village)

Join the preparation bootcamp, the IEEE Bootcamp: Journey to Call for Code