This conference will combine a traditional conference with peer review papers published in proceedings with elements of the highly successful Tech-Forum on Digital Platforms and Societal Harms that occurred in 20212022, and 2023

A full program will be available at a later date but it will include:

  • Presentations of accepted peer review papers
  • Expert panels that:
    • Focus on the topics of hate speech, extremism, exploitation, disinformation and misinformation
    • Bringing together experts from industry, government, academia, and civil society
    • Include a strong focus on the impact of artificial intelligence, other technology issues, public policy implications, and government perspectives
    • Will be offered hybrid format so additional people can join the audience online
  • A workshop introducing and considering Standards (particularly relevant IEEE Standards and opportunities for standards)
  • A workshop introducing IEEE’s public policy work
  • Talks by civil society and industry on their perspectives, recent work, and relevant products and service (not for publication)
  • Talks on early stage research and software development (not for publication)
  • Networking events and opportunities
  • Round table discussions
Registration and in-person attendance is required for participation in all activities except the expert panels which will also be available for live viewing online. 
A detailed schedule will be available closer to the conference.