IEEE Participating in U.N. Internet Governance Forum

  IEEE’s is an active participant at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF 2017), currently underway in Geneva, Switzerland (18-21 Dec.), including sponsorship of a “Day Zero” event that brings together several IEEE global internet inclusion working groups focused on digital literacy, public access and community networks, innovative and alternative business models, finance and investment, evidence-based… Read more

IEEE Releases Update To Recommendations for Ethical Design of Intelligent Systems

  The IEEE Global Initiative on Ethics of Autonomous and Intelligent Systems) is seeking comments on the second edition of its Ethically Aligned Design: A Vision for Prioritizing Human Well-being with Autonomous and Intelligent Systems, (EADv2), the most comprehensive, crowd-sourced global treatise on the ethics of Autonomous and Intelligent Systems available today.  Developed with input from more… Read more

IEEE EU Summit on Technology for Health

  On Tuesday, 5 December 2017 in Brussels, Belgium, IEEE and its European Public Policy Initiative is hosting a major European Summit on Technology for Health: Transforming Healthcare and Wellbeing.  The Summit will bring together policymakers, leaders in the healthcare, medical technology and electronics industries as well as expert patients in order to facilitate a dialogue on… Read more

IEEE Entities Address Artificial Intelligence in New Position Statements

  Both the IEEE-USA and the IEEE European Public Policy Initiative have released position statements offering policy recommendations directed at U.S. and European policy-makers respectively. The IEEE-USA statement outlines four key priorities for development of U.S. policy related to artificial intelligence: Develop and make available to government, industry, and academia a workforce of well qualified… Read more

IEEE Events Featured at Internet Governance Forum (18-21 Dec.)

The IEEE Internet Initiative is organizing three sessions in conjunction with the 12th Annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF), 18-21 December at the United Nations Office in Geneva. “Shape Your Digital Future!” is the theme for this year’s multi-stakeholder event for dialogue regarding internet policies, which was initially convened in 2006 by the UN General Secretariat.  … Read more

IEEE’s Internet Inclusion Meets in Washington, DC (16 Oct. 2017)

  On 16 Oct. 2017, IEEE held its Internet Inclusion: Advancing Solutions (IIAS) event at The George Washington University, Marvin Center in Washington, DC.  The full-day meeting, featured working sessions of the seven IIAS working groups to progress their work, share information, report on new developments, and work toward collective action for advancing solutions for internet inclusion… Read more

Summit to Explore Technology and Jobs

The Summit on Technology and Jobs, set for 12 Dec. 2017 in Washington, DC, will explore the implications of AI and related technology for the future of jobs.  Hosted by the Computing Research Association, the Summit will bring together leading technologists, economists and policy experts in an effort to assess where the technology is headed and… Read more

U.S. National Academy to Host IEEE TechEthics 2017 Conference

  Scheduled for 13 October 2017, at the National Academy of Sciences Building in Washington, DC (USA), the IEEE TechEthics Conference features luminaries in technology, philosophy, ethics, policy development and more.  The 2017 conference will address significant and provocative questions related to artificial intelligence, neuroscience, autonomous transportation, ethics education, and other key aspects of the… Read more