Society and the Computing Profession

Available Speakers on this Topic

Michel Beaudouin-Lafon – Orsay Cedex, France

Athman Bouguettaya – Sydney, NSW, Australia

Margaret Burnett – Corvallis, OR, United States

  • Is our software gender-inclusive?
    Gender inclusiveness in the software workforce is receiving a lot of attention these days, but it overlooks a potentially critical factor—the software itself. Research into how...

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...

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...

Peter Robinson – Cambridge, United Kingdom

  • Of machines and men
    Continuing improvements in computer technology are allowing machines to perform in ways that model human activity, to the extent that many people now treat machines as if they were...

Andrzej Rucinski – Strafford, NH, United States

  • OPPORTUNITY OF INTERNET OF THINGS SEMINAR
    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

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