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REGISTER NOW – 2018 IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society (ISTAS)
November 13, 2018 - November 14, 2018
The George Washington University
Washington, DC U.S.A.
Hosted by the School of Engineering and Applied Science.
November 13–14, 2018
Technology, Ethics, and Policy
Conference Web Site: http://sites.ieee.org/istas-2018/
|The IEEE Society for Social Implications of Technology (SSIT) invites you to attend and participate in the IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society (ISTAS) 2018. ISTAS is a multi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary forum for engineers, policy makers, entrepreneurs, philosophers, researchers, social scientists, technologists, and polymaths to collaborate, exchange experiences, and discuss the social implications of technology.
IEEE SSIT/HAC Pre-Conference Lunchtime Talk, 12 Nov, 12:15 – 1:30pm
This free lunchtime talk is open to IEEE ISTAS 2018 conference delegates as well as other stakeholders interested in sustainable development and humanitarian technology related activities. Pre-registration is required by 08 November – email: firstname.lastname@example.org
IEEE ISTAS 2018 Program
Welcome Address, Tuesday 13 Nov, 08:45am
James Jefferies, IEEE President and CEO, Candy Robinson, IEEE-USA President and Dr. Can Korman, Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies and Professor, School of Engineering and Applied Science, George Washington University will welcome delegates to the conference.
An IEEE Humanitarian Activities Committee (HAC) Participatory Workshop will take place on Wednesday morning (14 November). This participatory workshop will provide an opportunity to discuss the opportunities and challenges associated with developing, adapting and deploying technology in resource-constrained environments at home and abroad. It will provide an opportunity to reflect on socio-cultural, ethical and process related issues that need to be considered and provide a platform for participants to discuss their perspectives and experiences.
This free workshop is open to IEEE ISTAS 2018 conference delegates as well as other stakeholders interested in sustainable development and humanitarian technology related activities. Pre-registration is required – click here to register by 08 November. Places will be allocated on a first registered basis.
IEEE ISTAS 2018 is supported by IEEE Humanitarian Activities Commitee (HAC), with Technical Co-sponsorship by IEEE-USA and IEEE Standards Association.