Society and the Computing Profession

Available Speakers on this Topic

Haider Abbas – Islamabad, Pakistan

Ronald Michael Baecker – Toronto, ON, Canada

  • ACM MEMBERS: A CALL TO ACTION!
    Our world has been animated and enriched by digital technologies used for creativity, collaboration, learning, health, politics, and commerce.  Yet there is much that is...
  • ETHICAL TECH STARTUPS: CONVERSATIONS WITH FOUNDERS
    This is a companion talk to ETHICAL TECH STARTUPS: PRINCIPLES FOR SUCCESS.

    I shall interview the founder of a local tech startup success. For example,...
  • ETHICAL TECH STARTUPS: PRINCIPLES FOR SUCCESS
    As of 2020, 14 if the world's 50 wealthiest billionaires made their money in technology. Microsoft alone has created over 10,000 millionaires. Unicorns are privately held startup...
  • WHAT SOCIETY MUST REQUIRE FROM AI
    Artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms, especially machine learning (ML) programs, are now being employed or proposed for use in:
    a) scanning résumés to weed...

Emery D Berger – Amherst, MA, United States

  • How to Have Impact: Five Easy Pieces
    Because my research group has had a pretty good record of getting the fruits of our research adopted “in the real world”, I often get asked how to get work adopted. In this...

Athman Bouguettaya – Sydney, NSW, Australia

Dan Garcia – Millbrae, CA, United States

Donald Gotterbarn – Johnson City, TN, United States

Gernot Heiser – Sydney, NSW, Australia

  • How to Write a Great Paper
    Publication in prestigious venues is key to academic impact, and in computer science this mostly means the top-tier conferences. These venues receive large number of submissions, resulting...

Letizia Jaccheri – Trondheim, Norway

Sheldon H Jacobson – Urbana, IL, United States

Jim Jansen – Doha, Qatar

  • The Perilous Journey of Journal Publishing
    Publishing a research article is a journey! We will discuss challenges and advice on preparing, submitting, and revising research manuscripts to increase the probability of acceptance at a...

Seng Loke – Melbourne, VIC, Australia

  • Living in an Automated City: Promises and Perils
    What if (almost) every aspect of a city is automated, from transportation, waste management, maintenance, policing to urban gardening? Developments in AI and the Internet of Things technologies...

Sanjay Misra – Lagos, Nigeria

San Murugesan – Sydney, NSW, Australia

Kayal Padmanandam – Hyderabad, India

  • Convergence of Data Intelligence
    Data is considered as the fuel of this era. The explosion of data has revolutionized almost every sector of today’s globe to rethink their business model. Intelligent Data...
  • Disruptive Innovations
    Abstract            
    It is a powerful way of thinking about innovation-driven growth that eventually disrupts an existing market....
  • Ethical Research using Reference Management System
    Research ethics talks about the guidelines for the responsible conduct of research. Reference management System is one of the modules of Research Ethics where researchers can organize the...

Junaid Qadir – Doha, Qatar

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...

Ashish Seth – Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Carol J Smith – Pittsburgh, PA, United States

  • Implementing Ethics in Emerging Technologies
    Ethics discussions abound, but translating “do no harm” into our work is frustrating at best, and obfuscatory at worst. We can agree that keeping humans safe and in control is...

Kim W. Tracy – Terre Haute, IN, United States

  • Software History - Specific topic to be chosen
    This lecture covers a specific area of software's history and how it has evolved over time.  The topics can range from early computers and their software (up to about 1955),...
  • Software History - Why is it important?
    This lecture covers why it is important for computing professionals to study software history, includes a number of specific examples, and details how software history can be studied as part of an...

Tariq Zaman – Sibu,, Malaysia