The Society on Social Implications of Technology publishes a monthly newsletter.

The SSIT newsletter hits member inboxes around the middle of each month.

Please contact the SSIT Newsletter Editor, Heather Love ( and Associated Editor, Shannon Lodoen, if you have a news item, SSIT-related update, volunteer opportunity, Call for Papers, award notice, or “Feature Article” idea for a future issue.

Submissions are due by the first week of the month.


Current Newsletter

Click here to access the November 2023 newsletter. From that issue:

Dear SSIT Members,

Happy November! In this issue of the SSIT Newsletter, we have exciting news regarding the IEEE ISTAS 2023 Conference Proceedings (now live on IEEE Xplore!) and the IEEE Transactions on Technology and Society (calls are out for new Associate Editors, Senior Editors, and Special Issue Proposals)!

In addition, read on for the latest installment in our series on the SSIT Standards Committee Working Groups, this time featuring Ben Bland discussing the P7014 Standard for Ethical Considerations in Emulated Empathy in Autonomous and Intelligent Systems; a job posting for a tenure-track position in Responsible and Sustainable Innovation; and information about publicationconference, and volunteer opportunities that should be of interest to many SSIT members. As a reminder, the SSIT Matching Funds opportunity is open until the end of December.

As always, we invite submissions of content for inclusion in future newsletters. We welcome announcements for and reports on local chapter meetings, events, or outreach activities. In addition, we would love to hear about upcoming events, webinars, and conferences relevant to SSIT members.

Please send proposed content via email to The deadline for inclusion in the next newsletter is 8 December 2023.

Best wishes to you all.

Heather Love (IEEE SSIT Newsletter Editor in Chief)
Shannon Lodoen (IEEE SSIT Newsletter Associate Editor)

Past Newsletters

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