The 3 Rs of 5G: Risk, Reward & Responsibility
Poised to become deployed on a wide-scale basis, 5G is ushering in the future of communication and more. This potentially disruptive technology promises to deliver advancements across a broad range of applications. But are there any downsides, as well? Join us on 19 March as a panel of experts discusses the potential rewards and risks of 5G, as well as the responsibility for managing both.
Why Digital Literacy Matters
The public panel session on digital literacy originally scheduled for 26 March has been postponed to later this year. A new date is in the process of being identified. IEEE TechEthics community subscribers and anyone who had already registered for the event will be provided with new information as soon as it is available.
New IEEE Publication Seeks Author Submissions
The new IEEE Transactions on Technology and Society is currently seeking submissions. IEEE-TTS publishes research papers on the interactions among technology, science, and society; on the impact of such interactions on individuals and society; and on the ethical, professional and social responsibility in the practice of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The publication also provides a forum for open discussion of resulting issues.
Ethics-related Workshops at ICRA 2020
This year's program for the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation will again include several workshops on topics related to the ethical and societal impacts of robotic technology. Calls for papers for sessions such as "How Will Autonomous Robots and Systems Influence Society?" and "Against Robot Dystopias" are now open, with deadlines in late March and early April.