Thursday, July 12, 2007

IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society 2008

In 2008, the IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society will be held in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada.

We are calling for papers, abstracts and ideas addressing the ISTAS 08 theme: Citizens, groups, communities, and information and communication technologies (ICT).

The submission deadline is December 17, 2007.

You will find information on the call for papers, submission requirements, tracks, and publication outcomes on the ISTAS 08 website:

You can also watch our YouTube welcome to ISTAS 08:

ISTAS is an annual international forum exploring the social implications of technology. ISTAS 08 will bring together participants interested in sharing their research, projects and ideas about:

*How citizens, groups and communities are or could be linked with information and communication technologies (ICT)

*Designing and developing ICT with and for citizens, groups and communities

ISTAS 08 will be a multi-disciplinary event for engineers, computer scientists, researchers in the social sciences, arts and humanities, community-based researchers, policy makers and members of technology user communities. Papers and discussions will address the social and technical aspects of the specific topics.

ISTAS is the annual symposium of the IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology:

The ISTAS 08 host is the National Research Council Institute for Information Technology
in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada:

We look forward to hearing from you and seeing you in Fredericton in June 2008.

Dr. Susan O’Donnell
National Research Council Canada
ISTAS 08 Program Committee Co-Chair

Dr. William McIver Jr.
National Research Council
ISTAS 08 Organizing Committee Chair

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