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ISTAS 2022 : IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society 2022


When Nov 10, 2022 - Nov 12, 2022
Where Hong Kong
Abstract Registration Due Jan 31, 2022
Submission Deadline Mar 31, 2022
Notification Due Apr 30, 2022
Final Version Due May 31, 2022
Categories    sustainable development   5g and 6g technologies   integrated digital healthcare   ethics / human values

Call For Papers

Conference Theme: “Digital and Societal Transformations"

IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society 2022 is the flagship conference of the IEEE’s Society on Social Implications of Technology (SSIT).

ISTAS is a multi/inter/trans‐disciplinary forum for government, academia, industry, engineers, policy makers, entrepreneurs, philosophers, researchers, social scientists, technologists, and related technical fields to collaborate, exchange experiences, and discuss the social implications of technology.

ISTAS 2022 Participants Include:

Policy Makers
Business Industry(particularly in the Asia Pacific Region)

Submission Guidelines

All papers must be original and not simultaneously submitted to another journal or conference.

We invite the following types of submissions:

Full papers for peer-review and publication in IEEE Xplore (2500-3500 words)

Abstracts for paper or poster presentations not to be published in IEEE Xplore (250-350 words)

Proposals for workshops, panels, roundtable discussions, or other innovative sessions related to the conference theme (please explain relevance to theme; 250-500 words)

Authors preparing full papers should consult IEEE conference templates for guidelines on composing and formatting conference papers. Please ensure that all template text is removed prior to submission.

IEEE conference templates:

Submission Link:

Important Dates

31 January 2022: Regular call for peer-reviewed abstract-only submissions

31 March 2022 : Regular call for peer - reviewed full paper submissions

31 May 2022: Final submission of accepted peer-reviewed papers

List of Topics

5G and lite touch on 6G technologies (ie. IoTs etc)
Integrated Digital Healthcare
Sustainable Development (including ICT4D) and Humanitarian Technology,
Ethics / Human Values
Universal Access
Universal Acceptance
Societal Impacts (including traditionally disadvantaged communities)
Protecting the Planet
Internet and Geopolitics
Indigenous People’s Data
Technologies for the End-Users
Integrated Services
Technology Social Factors
Bioengineering Communication
Networking and Broadcast Technologies
Computing and Processing
Engineering Profession
General Topics for Engineers
Robotics and Control Systems

Organizing committee

Advisory Committee

Prof. Greg Adamson, Chair, Advisory Committee
Dr. Jay Pearlman, Conference Chair, IEEE SSIT
Dr. Clinton Andrews, President, IEEE SSIT
Dr. Luis Kun, President – Elect, IEEE SSIT
Mr. Deepak Mathur, Director, IEEE R10
Dr. Lewis Terman, Past President, IEEE
Dr. Robert Dent, IEEE Foundation

Program Committee


Organizing Committee

Dr.Laurie Lau, Chair, Conference Committee
Dr. T V Gopal, Chair, Technical Programme Committee
Dr. Lennon Chang, Chair, Finance Committee


ISTAS 2022 proceedings will be published by IEEE XPLore


Conference includes in-person and virtual participation (subject to change)


Hong Kong SAR


All questions about submissions should be emailed to:,


IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology (SSIT)

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