Conference Theme: Digital and Societal Transformations

Virtual Conference

Paper Submission is Closed

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  • Abstracts for paper or poster presentations not to be published in IEEE Xplore (250-350words)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

Paper Submission

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Topics include:

  • 5G and lite touch on 6G technologies (ie. IoTs etc)
  • Biosciences
  • 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
  • Internetand 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

ISTAS 2022 proceedings will be published by IEEE XPLore.

Select papers may be considered as part of future special issues in IEEE Technology and Society Magazine or IEEE Transactions on Technology and Society or Journal of Social Computing (JSC), Tsinghua University Press, China, subject to the approval of the respective Editors-in-Chief / Guest Editors.


Important Dates:

Regular call for peer - reviewed full paper submissions30 June 2022 (2400 hrs Hong Kong time)
Final submission of accepted peer-reviewed papers 30 June 2022 (2400 hrs Hong Kong time)


Securitization for Sustainability of People and Place: A Call to Transdisciplinarity

The Fifteenth Workshop on the Social Implications of National Security (SINS22)

Human Factors Series

An initiative of the IEEE SSIT Technical Committee on Emerging Technology

in cooperation with the Society Policy Engineering Collective (SPEC) at Arizona State University.


Mariana Zafeirakopoulos, University of Technology, Sydney
Roba Abbas, University of Wollongong
Kathleen Vogel, Arizona State University
Jeremy Pitt, Imperial College London
Katina Michael, Arizona State University