To develop understanding of how ICT innovation is associated with change in society.
To influence the shaping of socially responsible and ethical policies and professional practices.
TC9 fosters multidisciplinary discourse into:
- The role of ICT in the change of particular domains of human activity, including work; the home and private life; governance.
- Ethical, political, economic and cultural dimensions of ICT innovation.
- Issues stemming from ICT innovation, such as gender, the phenomenon of virtuality, sustainable development.
Working Groups/Special Interest Groups:
WG 9.1: Computers and Work
WG 9.2: Social Accountability and Computing
SIG 9.2.2: Special Interest Group on Framework on Ethics of Computing
WG 9.3: Intelligent Communities
WG 9.4: Social Implications of Computers in Developing Countries
WG 9.5: Our Digital Lives
WG 9.6: Information Technology: Misuse and The Law (joint with WG 11.7)
WG 9.7: History of Computing
WG 9.8: Gender, Diversity and ICT
WG 9.9: ICT and Sustainable Development
WG 9.10: ICT Uses in Peace and War
The South African representative to TC9 is Dr Jackie Phahlamohlaka (JPhahlamohlaka@csir.co.za)