The Society on Social Implications of Technology (SSIT) of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) focuses on environmental, economics, health, and safety implications of technology; engineering ethics and professional responsibility; engineering education in social implications of technology; history of electrotechnology; technical expertise and public policy; peace technology; as well as on social issues related to energy, information technology and telecommunications.
SSIT publishes a quarterly journal, IEEE Technology and Society Magazine, and sponsors periodic conferences entitled: The International Symposium on Technology and Society(ISTAS). Chapter activity, as well as professional activity on SSIT topics, is encouraged. Membership in SSIT is open to all IEEE members and student members. Affiliate membership in SSIT is available to those who are not members of IEEE.