2009 IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society (ISTAS ‘09)
Theme: Social Implications of Sustainable Development
May 18-20, 2009
Tempe, Arizona, USA
ISTAS ‘09 will be held at the Tempe Missions Palms Hotel near Arizona State University in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
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About this symposium:
The IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society (ISTAS) is an annual international forum exploring the social implications of technology. ISTAS’09 will be held concurrently with the IEEE International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology (ISSST), with joint sessions related to an overall conference theme of sustainability. ISTAS ‘09 will bring together participants interested in sharing their research, projects, and ideas about:
-- Technological innovation as a strategy for sustainable development
-- Ethical considerations in sustainable development
-- Roles for expert and lay knowledge in sustainable development
-- Perspectives from South, North, East, and West on a context of globalization
-- Systems thinking as an approach for analyzing sustainable development
-- Other sustainability-related topics
-- Other traditional ISTAS topics
ISTAS ‘09 will be a multi-disciplinary event for engineers, scientists, researchers in the social sciences, arts and humanities, and decision makers in the private and private sectors. Papers and discussions will address the social implications of specific technology topics.
Sponsored by the IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology
Organizing Committee Chair: Joseph Herkert, Arizona State University
Program Committee Chair: Clinton Andrews, Rutgers University
Registration and conference details are posted here.