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1 Technical Program Integrity Initiative Susan Hutton Conference Content Manager Meetings & Conferences POCO 18 July 2009

2 Overview History of Events Technical Program Integrity Initiative (TPII) Team Mission & Objectives Incident Management Prevention 7-Feb-142

3 History IEEE Staff made aware computer generated paper from fraudulent author Author invited to become a session chair and posts acceptance letter online IEEE receives inquiry from blogger requesting comment 27 Dec 2008 Investigated paper, author and blogs referencing paper Paper immediately pulled from Xplore Engaged Corporate Communications Notified Conferences Committee volunteer leadership Continued monitoring of blogs Actions Taken 7-Feb-143

4 History (continued) IEEE Staff monitoring blog alerted to second instance of fraudulent paper accepted for oral presentation Third fraudulent paper submitted Fake reviewers asked to review papers 14 January 2009 TAB Management Committee Motion - to temporarily suspend IEEE sponsorship of conferences accepting fraudulent papers Affected conferences contacted through sponsoring Organizing Unit Conference organizers web pages revised to include section on Review Process IEEE Conference Organizers Newsletter alert Actions Taken 7-Feb-144

5 History (Continued) IEEE members, volunteers, authors are more aware Other allegations have been made through blogs Spam s are circulating discrediting IEEE Since 14 January 2009 Investigations have found no merit to allegations Feb 09 - IEEE Project Team formed- Technical Program Integrity Initiative Actions Taken 7-Feb-145

6 Technical Program Integrity Initiative Cross-Functional Team Meetings & Conferences Corporate Communications IEEE Computer Society Publications Geographic Unit Operations Product Management IEEE Conference Publishing 7-Feb-146

7 TPII Mission To develop a set of formal processes for managing and responding to deliberate misuse of the IEEE Technical Program which affects the reputation of IEEE and its brand. Support Technical Program Committees in their efforts to provide a consistent, high-quality technical program and paper review process for all IEEE sponsored conferences. 7-Feb-147

8 Technical Program Integrity Initiative Incident Management Created Focal Point Identified Communications Flow Developed Resolution Process 7-Feb-148

9 Technical Program Integrity Initiative Incident Management Created Focal Point Identified Communications Flow Developed Resolution Process Prevention Web site modifications Enhancement to MOU Process 7-Feb-149

10 The Role of Conference Organizers Be aware Develop quality processes for your Technical Program Work closely with your IEEE Sponsors Report incidences of misuse to 7-Feb-1410

11 Thank you! Susan Hutton Feb-1411


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