Event Previews & Recaps

  • WSIS Forum 2021

    Designing a More Sustainable Future Through Technology and Standards

    During the past several months, IEEE has been taking part in The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum. The WSIS Forum serves as a platform for a global discussion of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) and how they can be a means to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals,…

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    How to Build Trust in the Internet of Medical Things and Wearables?

    In today’s healthcare ecosystem, there are millions of connected wireless medical devices powered by the Internet of Things (IoT) and biosensors that monitor and deliver life-saving treatment for patients. Found in, on, or around the patient and running autonomously in real-time, these connected devices collect critical data to help the…

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    How Can We Use ICT Standards For Sustainable Development?

    What is Sustainable Development? Why is it Important? Sustainable development is a development that meets the needs of the present, without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. When considering and discussing sustainability, people often first think of the environment – saving energy, reducing carbon footprints,…

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    Securing the Future of Connected Health on a Global Scale

    On the dark web, health records are worth literally forty to fifty times more than credit card data. While you may be able to change your social security or fiscal identity number with significant amounts of effort or cancel your credit cards, you cannot change the genetic data, health conditions,…

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    Where Are We on the Road to Ubiquitous Automotive Ethernet

    There are varied but clear signs of progress toward ubiquitous Automotive Ethernet. For example, there were more presentations with a system view at the 2020 IEEE Standards Association Ethernet & IP @ Automotive Technology Day (EIP@ATD) than in previous years. The global automotive industry is clearly contemplating its path forward…

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    Internet of Things: Understanding Core Challenges for Gen Z and Gen Alpha Consumers

    While emerging Internet of Things (IoT) innovations offer consumers valuable benefits in areas such as assistance, efficiency, comfort, connectivity, and entertainment, there is a need to understand the issues around trust, identity, privacy, protection, security, and safety (TIPPSS) also introduced by these systems. The Internet of Things: Understanding the Core…

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    SDGs and Personal Sovereignty: Digital Trust in the Algorithmic Age

    In the wake of COVID-19, with increased need for location tracking and the sharing of biometric and medical data to combat the pandemic, a dialogue has emerged in governmental, commercial, and civil societies debating the balance between personal privacy and the protection of the public. Calls for personal data sovereignty–the…

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    Introducing the 2020 World Standards Day Video Contest Winners

    Over the last century, large-scale industrial activities, rapid population growth, urbanization, and inequality have had adverse effects on the earth, our lives, and the well-being of future generations. Sustainable development has become more important than ever, and global standards play a key role in supporting the environmental, social, and economic…

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    WSIS Forum 2020: Achieving Sustainable Development Goals through ICTs

    Information and communication technologies (ICTs) form the backbone of today's digital economy, with an enormous potential to accelerate progress on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and improve people's lives in fundamental ways—from providing access to education resources and healthcare, and fostering digital services and inclusion, to making communities…

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    Enter The 2020 World Standards Day Video Contest To Win A $500 Prize

    Every year on 14 October, IEEE Standards Association (IEEE SA) joins the international community in celebrating the importance of standards development and honoring the collaboration of individuals and organizations across the globe who drive technological innovation. Our theme for this year’s celebration is “Raising the World’s Standards for the Protection…

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