2023 IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society

By on November 15th, 2022 in Articles, Blog Posts, Call for Papers, Conferences, Environment, Ethics, Human Impacts, Social Implications of Technology, Societal Impact, SSIT Announcements


“Technology and Analytics for Global Development”

13-15 September 2023

Swansea University, Swansea, Wales



The IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society (ISTAS) is the flagship conference of the IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology (SSIT). ISTAS is a multi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary forum for engineers, policy makers, entrepreneurs, philosophers, researchers, social scientists, and technologists to collaborate, exchange experiences, and discuss the social implications of technology.

IEEE ISTAS 2023 is Technical Co-sponsored by IEEE Region 8, IEEE UK and Ireland Section, IEEE UK and Ireland SSIT Chapter and IEEE UK and Ireland Education Chapter.

EEE ISTAS 2023 invites submission of full papers and short papers that are aligned with SSIT’s technical areas and provide insight into the role of technology and analytics for global development supporting achieving of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Conference Chairs

  • Denis Dennehy, Swansea University
  • Yogesh, K. Dwivedi, Swansea University
  • Samuel Fosso Wamba, TBS Education

Technical Programme Chairs

  • Ransome Bawack, Audencia Business School
  • Miriam Cunningham, IST-Africa Institute/IEEE SSIT UK & Ireland Chapter Chair
  • Silvia Masiero, University of Oslo

Topics include:

 Sustainable Development and Humanitarian Technology

  • Intelligent Systems and ICT4D 3.0 for Social and Economic Development
  • Public Interest Technology
  • Technological and Social Innovation supporting UN SDGs (including eHealth, eEducation, eEnergy)

Ethics / Human Values

  • Ethical use of AI, Autonomous Vehicles, Big Data, Blockchain, Internet of Things
  • Technology and Law, Policy and Governance

Universal Access

  • EdTech for Inclusive and Quality Education
  • FinTech for Financial Inclusion

Societal Impact

  • Digital Transformation of Supply Chains
  • Industry 4.0 and Circular Economies
  • SmartTech for Defence,Security and Society

Protecting the Planet

  • AgriTech for Rural Development and Sustainable Livelihoods


Paper Submissions

1 March 2023

Acceptance Notification

01 May 2023

Final Papers

01 June 2023

Early Bird Registration

15 June 2023