This Distinguished Lecture (DL) shares lessons learnt and good practices, as well as highlighting societal and ethical challenges associated with the systematic introduction of appropriate technology to address healthcare challenges in resource constrained environments.
This Distinguished Lecture examines how the relationship between space, technology, and the workplace has developed over time, how power relations embedded in these overlapping physical and cyberspaces constrain our behaviour, and what novel ethical and equity concerns arise in the emerging smart city.
UK and Ireland SSIT Chapter, UK and Ireland SIGHT and SSIT IST-Africa SIGHT wishes to invite prospective IEEE IHTC 2021 presenters and authors to participate in a Technical Briefing Webinar at 1600 UTC+1, Wednesday 14th April. Participation from low and lower middle-income countries as well as low resource communities is particularly welcome.
This lecture focuses on the ethical considerations associated with the humanitarian use of drones. The findings are based on two recent field studies conducted in Nepal and Malawi, during 2019-2020, around two main applications – disaster mapping and medical supply delivery.
Since 2016 a controversy has developed about a possible attack on US personnel at the U.S. Embassy in Havana. This talk will review all publicly available information about the incident, including medical follow ups of embassy personnel reporting symptoms, a review of medical records by the CDC, a report issued by a panel of the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM), and a recently declassified report by the Accountability Review Board (ARB) of the Department of State.
IEEE UK and Ireland SSIT Chapter, IEEE Madras Section SSIT Chapter, IEEE Bangladesh SSIT Chapter, IEEE Kerala SSIT Chapter and SSIT IST-Africa SIGHT are cooperating to organise this SSIT Distinguished Lecture (DL) as a joint Chapter Webinar.
As use of telepsychiatry in mental health via video/phone visits soars, it is important to consider also how asynchronous telepsychiatry tools like smartphone apps can also advance care. This talk will describe the evolving field of smartphone digital phenotyping, the potential for real time data capture via smartphones, methods to analyse apps for mental health, and practical clinical applications of these tools.
This Lecture shares thoughts and ethical insights about the social trajectory of technologies that track and interact with human emotion and affective states.
2021 IEEE International Humanitarian Technology Conference (IHTC 2021) The IEEE International Humanitarian Technology Conference (IEEE IHTC) is an interdisciplinary conference showcasing challenges, success stories, lessons learnt, case studies and technological innovation related to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), ICT4D and the application of Humanitarian Technologies (including Disaster Relief and Disaster Recovery) and facilitating engagement by [...]
This talk will explore the issue of data in the social sector. In this era, it is unimaginable evaluating the impact and implementation of social programs without using large data sets. Unfortunately, all too often, organisations and researchers extract data from individuals, communities, and countries for their own purposes, and do not even make the data available to the subjects of that data. With data flows the power to make informed decisions.