Call for Expressions of Interest to Host SSIT Conferences

By on January 6th, 2020 in SSIT Announcements

Call for Expressions of Interest to Host SSIT Conferences

IEEE SSIT organises, co-organises and sponsors conferences focused on technology, society and ethics. IEEE SSIT is seeking expressions of interest from SSIT members interested in hosting the following conferences around the world.

IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society (ISTAS)

ISTAS is the flagship conference of IEEE SSIT, addressing issues across the SSIT 5 Pillars (Sustainable Development; Ethics/Human Values; Universal Access; Societal Impacts and Protecting the Planet). Information about IEEE ISTAS 2019 is available here. Preparations for IEEE ISTAS 2020 are ongoing and the Call for Papers will be published during Q1 2020.

Expressions of interest are welcome for 2021 and 2022.

IEEE Conference on Norbert Wiener in the 21st Century (21CW)

The 21CW conference series addresses the technical, social and personal legacy of the founder of cybernetics, control theory, and information ethics, Norbert Wiener. It has been held in Boston (2014), Melbourne (2016), with satellite activities in India 2014, 2016, 2018. The 2020 21CW conference will take place from 23-26 July in Chennai, India.

Expressions of interest are welcome for 2022 and 2024.

If you are interested in hosting one of these events, or if you would like further information, please contact SSIT VP Conferences, Jay Pearlman at