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Actual Reality vs. Augmented Reality: At the Crossroads

This free virtual panel addresses important questions at the intersection of actual reality and augmented reality. (Part of the IEEE TechEthics Conversations Series).

20 August 2019


The Moral Importance of Cybersecurity

This free virtual panel addresses the ethical benefits and risks associated with computer security. (Part of the IEEE TechEthics Conversations Series).

9 July 2019


Bias in the Age of the Algorithm

This free virtual panel addresses the biases inherent in many algorithms. (Part of the IEEE TechEthics Conversations Series).

30 May 2019


Ethics in AI: Impacts of (Anti?)Social Robotics

IEEE TechEthics hosts a panel on ethics in AI and machine learning at the 2019 IEEE Vision, Innovation, and Challenges Summit.

17 May 2019
San Diego, CA, USA


AI and A/IS: Ethically Aligned Design for a Trusted Future

This interactive workshop -- set in the context of the recently released Ethically Aligned Design, First Edition -- will include distinguished guests from the Estonian government and industry where they will provide an overview of the AI ecosystem in Estonia and address Ethics and Trust.

15 May 2019
Tallinn, Estonia


Engineering Social Good: Technology and Moral Responsibility

This panel addresses the role engineers and others have in developing technology for the benefit of humanity. (Part of the IEEE TechEthics Conversations Series)

23 April 2019


One Giant Leap: The Moon Landing's Impact on Humanity

IEEE TechEthics addresses the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing with this panel discussion on the societal and technological impacts of this historic event. (Part of the IEEE TechEthics Conversations Series)

19 March 2019


Shaping the Future Workforce: Transformative Impacts of Emerging Technologies

IEEE TechEthics hosts a public panel session on current and future impacts of transformative technologies on the workforce. (Part of the IEEE TechEthics Conversations Series)

28 February 2019
New York, NY, USA


Ethical Considerations: A Key to Technological Advancement

Members of the IEEE TechEthics Ad Hoc Committee and others discuss why ethics conversations are a critical component of advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. (Part of the IEEE TechEthics Conversations Series)

11 December 2018


Global Sustainable Technology & Innovation Conference (G-STIC 2018)

IEEE TechEthics is co-hosting a panel session on integrating ethics into technology strategies for improved impact assessment on Day 2 of this United Nations-sponsored conference.

28-30 November 2018
Brussels, Belgium


2018 IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society (ISTAS)

A leading, multi-disciplinary, and interdisciplinary forum to collaborate, exchange experiences, and discuss the social implications of technology.

13-14 November 2018
Washington, DC, USA


Neuropriming: What Are The Ethical Implications?

A discussion about implications at the intersection of neuroscience, ethics and sport. (Part of the IEEE TechEthics Conversations Series)

8 November 2018


IEEE International Workshop on Symbiotic Autonomous Systems

This workshop will speculate on evolution trends and rising questions of symbiotic autonomous systems, including ethical, legal, and societal implications.

30 October 2018
San Diego, CA, USA


Ethically Merging Mixed and Physical Realities

Subjects covered in this free webinar include privacy, brain washing, and why "All Reality" is the state of mind and technology all humans will be facing in the very near future.

18 October 2018


How Much Autonomy Is Acceptable?

A panel of experts delves into important issues raised by an increasingly autonomous world. (Part of the IEEE TechEthics Conversations Series)

2 October 2018


Benefits and Challenges of Raising Children in an AI World

A panel of experts discusses the opportunities and challenges of raising children in this AI generation. (Part of the IEEE TechEthics Conversations Series)

5 September 2018


Is the Future of Humanity Bionic?

A panel of experts and visionaries discusses how advancements in limb prosthetics are helping to shape what it means to be human. (Part of the IEEE TechEthics Conversations Series)

7 August 2018


IEEE R8 Students and Young Professionals (SYP) Congress

IEEE TechEthics will be hosting a workshop at the SYP Congress, which gathers students and young professionals members from all Sections in Region 8 (Europe, Middle East and Africa) to enhance and foster the engineering sense and capabilities through different activities.

25-29 July 2018
Porto, Portugal


2018 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)

ICRA 2018 will include several forums and workshops on various aspects of ethics.

21-25 May 2018
Brisbane, Australia


IEEE Vision, Innovation, and Challenges Summit

The IEEE VIC Summit brings together leading innovators, visionaries, and disruptors in technology to discuss, explore, and uncover what is imminent, what is possible – and what these emerging technologies mean for our future.

11 May 2018
San Francisco, CA, USA


Ethical Considerations 200 Years After Frankenstein

In this first session in the IEEE TechEthics Conversations Series, voices from technology, ethics, and history will discuss questions about how ethical considerations have evolved since the publication of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein two centuries ago. (Part of the IEEE TechEthics Conversations Series)

1 May 2018


AI4AI: Exploring the Artificial Intelligence Needs of the Public Sector

IEEE and Virginia Tech are co-hosting a facilitated appreciative inquiry discussion about the opportunities and challenges presented by artificial intelligence in public sector settings. Registration is open for individuals with roles in the pubic sector, including such things as urban planning, law and code enforcement, and policy development.

20 April 2018
Alexandria, Virginia, USA


SXSW 2018

IEEE will again have a presence at SXSW. This year's programming includes several talks that address ethical and social implications of technology, including one session hosted by IEEE TechEthics (A Roboticist, Ethicist, & Novelist Walk Into a Bar).

9-13 March 2018
Austin, Texas, USA


IEEE TechEthics Conference

The IEEE TechEthics Conference serves as the IEEE TechEthics program's flagship event, featuring luminaries addressing significant and provocative questions related to artificial intelligence, neuroscience, autonomous transportation, ethics education, and other key aspects of the technology ethics landscape.

13 October 2017
Washington, DC, USA


Governing the Rise of Artificial Intelligence Webinar

Part 1: An Introduction of the Online Civic Debate Collective Intelligence Platform

7 September 2017


2017 International Symposium on Technology and Society (ISTAS 2017)

The theme for ISTAS 2017 – From Good Ideas to Practical Solutions – has been chosen to focus on how we can identify a good technological idea and transition it into a practical solution that delivers real benefits to society.

9-11 August 2017
Sydney, Australia


Ethics Forum at 2017 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)

The 2017 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) is a premier international forum for robotics researchers to present their work. The Ethics Forum at ICRA 2017 is aimed at stimulating reflection within the robotics community on the ethical questions brought on by the accelerated development of robotics technologies and their permeation in most aspects of our lives.

1 June 2017


IEEE Summit 2016: Artificial Intelligence and Ethics 

This major one-day Summit considered AI and Ethics and posed the question ‘who does the thinking’?

15 November 2016
Brussels, Belgium


Conversations on Ethical and Social Implications of Artificial Intelligence: An IEEE TechEthics™ Event

The first in a series of events crafted to open up and widen the discussion on technology ethics, bringing a multitude of voices into the conversation.

29 August 2016
The Hague, Netherlands