IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology Standards Committee


Last Name First Name Affiliation Officer
Bland Ben Unaffiliated
LeVasseur Lisa Wrethinking Vice-Chair
Lewis Ruth Technology Foresight Chair
Reed David Deep Plum Research
Reid Peter Unaffiliated Secretary
Silverman Karen Unaffiliated
Hagar Deborah The Foundation for Sustainable Communities

The Standards Committee’s scope of interest in standardization concerns how technology impacts the world, and how the application of technology can improve the world. The Standards Committee will provide a Committee of experts in the following five pillars of interest:

1. Sustainable Development and Humanitarian Technology
2. Ethics, Human Values, and Technology
3. Technology Benefits for All
4. Societal Impact of Technology
5. Protecting the Planet – Sustainable Technology

The Standards Committee of experts will provide feedback and perspectives on related Standards Project Proposals. This Standards Committee will evaluate criteria of potential standards projects to confirm they are uniquely positioned within the aforementioned five pillars of interest to increase due diligence around areas of transparency, accountability, and positive increase of human wellbeing for the products, services, and systems they encompass.