Topics of Interest

IEEE’s Society on Social Implications of Technology covers all aspects associated with this title.  We have identified five “pillars” as primary focal points:

For SSIT 2018 the theme will be: Technology, Ethics and Policy

We welcome submissions on related topics including:

Intersections between the social implications of technology and:

  • Privacy and security of information (vs. National and Homeland Security)
  • Net neutrality (fast-access internet legislation)
  • Big data, e-Government
  • Impact of technology and information on decision making
  • Human genome editing (e.g., Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats (CRISPR)) ethics, neurotechnology/big brain
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • BlockChain everything – what does it mean?
  • Open data, open government – social implications of open data