IEEE Symposium on Technology and Society (ISTAS10)

Venue: University of Wollongong

Location: Wollongong, NSW, Australia

Event Date/Time: Jun 07, 2010 End Date/Time: Jun 09, 2010
Registration Date: May 31, 2010
Early Registration Date: Jan 31, 2010
Abstract Submission Date: Oct 02, 2009
Paper Submission Date: Nov 13, 2009
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ISTAS`10 in Wollongong, NSW, Australia, will bring together participants sharing research, projects, and ideas about:

Automatic Identification

Automatic identification technologies including biometrics (DNA), RFID

Surveillance, dataveillance, sousveillance, anti-surveillance, uberveillance

National security, emergency response, border control, e-tollways, e-passports

Location-Based Services

Geographic information systems, digital mapping, geotagging, street view, CCTV

Location-based services, global positioning systems (GPS), tracking, monitoring

Social Networking

Social networking applications, blogs, glogs, cyberstalking, collaboration

Data collection, data merging, data matching, data mining, disclosure

Mobile comms, wearable computing, ubiquity, context-aware applications


Microchip implants, biomedical solutions, diagnostics, drug delivery

Nanotechnology, bionics, transhumanism, artificial intelligence, robots, cyborgs

Privacy, Security & Human Rights

Cyberethics, privacy, data protection, trust, control, consent, transborder flows

Security, law enforcement, covert/overt policing, laws, regulations, public policy

Social implications, registers, human rights, intellectual property, social equity

Additional papers on other traditional fields of interest to SSIT also are welcome.


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Additional Information

ISTAS ‘10 will be a multi-disciplinary event for engineers, scientists, researchers in the social sciences, arts/law and humanities, and decision makers in the public and private sectors. Important Dates Abstract submission (200 words) October 2, 2009 Full/Short paper submission (5000/2000 words): November 13, 2009 Author notification: February 26, 2010 Final camera-ready copy: March 26, 2010 All submissions to Katina Michael at: