Society and the Computing Profession

Available Speakers on this Topic

Saurabh Bagchi – West Lafayette, IN, United States

Michel Beaudouin-Lafon – Orsay Cedex, France

Tracy K Camp – CO, United States

  • The Incredible Shrinking Pipeline

    The number of Bachelor degrees awarded in Computer Science in the United States reached an all-time high in 2002-03 (57,439), and the trend of women earning a...

  • What I know now ... that I wish I knew then

     Tracy Camp, a Full Professor of computer science, has received over 20 grants from the National Science Foundation, including a prestigious NSF CAREER award. In total, her projects have...

Geraldine Fitzpatrick – Vienna, Austria

Silvia Giordano – MANNO ,TI, Switzerland

  • The role of Applied Studies
    The applied research is more close to real world than basic research, and for this reason is closer to industry. But, it is also fun and as challenging as basic research. How applied research can...

Donald Gotterbarn – Johnson City, TN, United States

  • Computer Ethics and Technology
    This talk focuses on computer ethics as it relates to the day to day activities of practicing computer professionals. The emphasis is on real world moral and legal issues for the practicing...
  • Software Development: More Than Just Programming
    We are often surprised by the number of non-programming related issues that affect the professional’s efforts to develop quality software and web interfaces. Development efforts are...
  • Unmanaged Risk: Why Systems Don't Work
    The focus on software testing and risk analysis during software development has only had a limited effect in reducing software failures. This talk will present a new approach to the identification...

Michael Gschwind – Yorktown Heights, NY, United States

Laura M Haas – San Jose, CA, United States

Vicki L Hanson – Dundee, United Kingdom

  • Inclusive Technologies

    Nearly 1 of every 5 people either currently has a disability or will develop a one in their lifetime.  For these...

Letizia Jaccheri – Trondheim, Norway

Min-Yen Kan – Singapore, Singapore

David J Kasik – Sammamish, WA, United States

  • Lessons Learned: Technology Transition

    New research occurs internationally and at a breathtaking rate. Publications and presentations routinely feature novel concepts that could be highly beneficial. Even so, putting the...

Varun G Menon – Kochi, Kerala, India

Sharath Pankanti – Yorktown Heights, NY, United States

  • Public Sector Surveillance
    Situation awareness is the key to security. Awareness requires information that spans multiple scales of space and time. The increasing need for sophisticated surveillance systems and the move to...
  • Retail video analytics
    The retail industry grosses trillions of USD revenue annually worldwide and provides numerous opportunities for innovation to facilitate real-world business operations. Applications include: loss...

Shrisha Rao – Bangalore, India

  • Safety Issues in Cyber-Physical Systems
    Computers and software components are now integral to large complex systems in almost all sectors of modern society.  The safety of such systems is therefore dependent upon many...

Andrzej Rucinski – Strafford, NH, United States

    Internet of Things (IoT) is an expanding space for researchers, students, and professionals.  Development of IoT applications is hindered by the lack of available design tools,...

Jibonananda Sanyal – Oak Ridge, TN, United States

Seth Shostak – Mountain View, CA, United States

G R Sinha – Mandalay, Myanmar

  • Developing Employability Skills using ICT Tools
    Employability skill has become buzzword all across the world. The set of skills that empower someone to become competent enough so that he/she can survive in all odds. The employability...

Biplav Srivastava – Yorktown Heights, NY, United States

Richard Stallman – Boston, MA, United States

Sundar Vedantham – Allentown, PA, United States

  • Ethics, Morality, Virtues and Technology
    Technology has always been looked at as a panacea for a lot of problems in the world. There is no doubt that it has improved human lives over the centuries. While luddites averse to any type of...

Tao Xie – Raleigh, IL, United States