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About the Tech Forum

Tech Forum 2023: Addressing Societal Harms in Digital Platforms - A Hybrid Event

Our upcoming Tech Forum 2023 in Washington DC will be a hybrid event, bringing together experts from industry and government to discuss the detection, measurement, and mitigation of societal harms on digital platforms. These harms include hate speech, extremism, exploitation, disinformation, and misinformation on platforms such as social media, online games, and the metaverse.

The event will feature both in-person and virtual participation options, allowing attendees to engage in discussions and panels from anywhere in the world.

Our mission is to empower the people who drive technology and advance technology for humanity. This event is a significant step towards achieving this mission by identifying research and policy advances in the critical area of mitigating societal harms in digital platforms. Join us at Tech Forum 2023, whether in-person or virtually, to be a part of this important conversation.


Network with Thought Leaders

Tech Forum on Digital Platforms and Societal Harms bridges the gap between government, academia, technologists, NPOs, and industry. It’s an unmatched forum for learning, collaboration, and understanding.

Event Leadership

This new event is led by a dedicated group of volunteers with vast experience with addressing these pressing societal challenges and the intersection with technology. They all share a deep passion for finding solutions to these crucial issues.

IEEE Computer Society

The forum is organized by the IEEE Computer Society, the premier source for information, inspiration, and collaboration in computer science and engineering.

Connecting members worldwide, the Computer Society empowers the people who advance technology by delivering tools for individuals at all stages of their professional careers. Our trusted resources include international conferences, peer-reviewed publications, a robust digital library, globally recognized standards, and continuous learning opportunities.