Call for Papers
Social Implications of Living in a Smart World
June 27-29, 2013
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
ISTAS'13 invites original and unpublished work from individuals active in the broad theme of the conference. Authors should submit their papers online. All papers that conform to submission guidelines will be peer reviewed and evaluated based on originality, technical and/or research content/depth, correctness, relevance to conference, contributions, and readability. Acceptance of papers will be communicated to authors by email.
We welcome submissions for ISTAS's Technical Program in the following areas and not limited to:
Wearable Computing: cell-phone view, webcams, necklacedome, wearcams, wearcomp, wristwatch computer, point-of-view technologies, mobile CCTV, EyeTap, Google Glasses, sensors, nanotechnology, biomedical devices, implantables, skinput, affective computing, body area networks, cyborgs, interaction-design
Augmediated Reality: vision systems, graphical-based systems, multimedia, interactive systems, location-based services, geolocation mapping, Web 3.0, 4G, sensory inputs, biofeedback, augmented reality, diminished reality, mediated reality, reality mining, remembrance agents, humanistic intelligence, artificial intelligence
The Veillances: surveillance, counter surveillance, dataveillance, sousveillance, equiveillence, inequiveillence, mcveillance, uberveillance, veillance studies, obtrusive, unobtrusive, secret, covert, priveillance, uber analytics, big data
Everyday life: data logging, moblogging, glogging, lifelogging, 24x7 ubiquitous audio-visual recording, state/condition monitoring, permission (opt-out/opt-in), private space, public space, transparent society
Social concerns: privacy, social sorting, data-driven analytics, security, fair use/availability, equity, consent, complexity, rates, power/control, government authority, RF transmissions, resilience, regulatory issues, legislation, sustainability, autonomy, living off the grid, transhumanism
Additional papers on other traditional fields of interest to SSIT also are welcome.
ISTAS '13 will be a transdisciplinary event for engineers, designers, scientists, artists, researchers in the social sciences, law and humanities, decision makers, entrepreneurs, inventors, commercializers, etc., as well as polymaths, and anyone who is a DASSTEMist (Designer, Artist, Sustainist, Scientist, Technologist, Engineer, and Mathematician).
|Papers up to 5000 words||January 31, 2013|
|Abstract only (presentation only)||February 28, 2013|
|Author notification||March 31, 2013|
|Final camera-ready copy||April 29, 2013|
|Conference||June 10-12, 2013|
A selection of extended papers will be published by invitation only, in a special issue of IEEE Technology and Society Magazine in March 2014 guest edited by Steve Mann and Katina Michael. The author guidelines for the special issue in IEEE T&S Magazine can be found here.