News, Further Reading, and Events

News and Further Reading


  • IEEE Tech for Humanity Series takes place 11-16 March 2017 at SXSW Interactive. This 15-event series includes solo, duo, panel sessions, an official party and several meetups.
  • IEEE Blockchain Summit will occur 4 April 2017, at the IEEE International Conference on Cloud Engineering in Vancouver, Canada. This one-day Summit will provide a multi-discipline discussion around the progress of blockchain adoption into select industries, while addressing critical challenges and opportunities ahead for corporates to take into consideration as they make blockchain a top priority in 2017.
  • The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) 2017 Student Paper Competition asks you to imagine “The World in 2050.”  Entries are due by 5:00 p.m. ET on Friday, April 28, 2017, and must be written and submitted by college or university student(s) at the associate, undergraduate, or graduate level enrolled in a U.S. academic institute of higher learning.