SSIT Newsletter

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

The SSIT newsletter hits member inboxes on the 15th of each month.

Please contact the SSIT Newsletter Editor, Heather Love ( 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 approximately the 25th of the month prior to the newsletter’s distribution (see the most recent newsletter for the exact date of the next deadline).

From our most recent issue:

Call for New SSIT Chapters

Global map of IEEE Regions, chapters are local groups world wide

As you can see on our website, several IEEE regions are looking for motivated individuals to spearhead new SSIT chapters.

If you are an SSIT member who is not currently affiliated with a specific chapter of the organization, please consider starting one in your area!

It only takes 12 members to form a chapter, and by taking the lead, you can help mobilize the people around you engage in discussions about technology’s role in society and tackle the challenges involved in advancing technology for humanity.

Petitions for IEEE Society and Technical Council Chapters and Joint Chapters can be submitted online, and questions about SSIT chapter formation can be directed to SSIT Chapters Chair Ramalatha Marimuthu at (

Click on links to access current and past issues of the SSIT Newsletter:
May 2019

April 2019

March 2019

February 2019

January 2019

December 2018

November 2018

October 2018

September 2018

August 2018

July 2018

June 2018

May 2018

April 2018

March 2018

February 2018

January 2018

December 2017

November 2017

October 2017

September 2017

June 2017

May 2017

April 2017

March 2017

February 2017

January 2017

December 2016

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