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AISB event Bulletin Item

CFP: International Computer Ethics Conference - CEPE 2009

http://cepe2009.ionio.gr/index.php

Call for Papers
CEPE 2009
International Computer Ethics Conference

Eighth International Conference of 
Computer Ethics: Philosophical Enquiry
June 27-29
Ionian University
Corfu, Greece
http://cepe2009.ionio.gr/index.php/ 
Deadline for abstracts: 10 November 2008
Papers.  CEPE 2009 welcomes high quality paper and panel proposals in all
areas of computer/IT ethics.  This includes, but is not limited to, ethical
issues relating to:


*	Online communities, the virtual and the "real" 
*	Privacy, data protection, RFID, surveillance, CCTV,  spam, phishing,
and spyware
*	Global computing and intercultural information ethics
*	Information access, search engines, and the digital divide
*	Democracy and the internet; computing technology and natural
disasters
*	Virtuality, simulation and reproduction
*	Computing, identity and difference: gender, ethnicity, race,
religion
*	pen source; virtual ownership; intellectual property & copyright
*	Emerging technologies, such as nanotechnology, supercomputing,
Internet2, robotics,  biomedicine, bioinformatics and bioengineering 
*	New military, security and law enforcement applications of IT 
*	New developments in artificial intelligence, artificial agents,
embedded systems and artificial life.
		
We particularly welcome papers from applied ethics fields other than
computer ethics that focus on any of the above areas, as well as papers from
computer science professionals who combine their state-of-the-art knowledge
of IT with ethical analysis.  
Papers will be accepted on the basis of a submitted abstract, which will be
refereed. 
An abstract must be between 1200 and 1400 words in length (references
included) and submitted via email as embedded plain text or an attachment in
RTF or WORD or PDF format. 
Abstracts must be submitted no later than 10 November 2008. Authors will be
informed of the decision of the referees by 30 January 2009.  Full papers
must be submitted by 29 April 2009.
Panel Proposals.  We will also accept proposals for panel discussions, also
to be submitted by 10 November 2008.  Panel proposals must include a
statement of the general topic and an overview of the specific questions or
issues to be addressed.  In addition, the proposal should include a list of
the panelists involved, their expertise in this area, and whether they have
indicated that they are willing to participate.  Please use the Panel
Proposal Form that will soon be available on the CEPE2009 website.


The CEPE conference series is recognized as one of the premier international
events on computer and information ethics attended by delegates from all
over the world. Conferences are held about every 24 months, alternating
between Europe and the United States. CEPE 2009 is the eighth conference in
the series. 

Organizing Committee:
*	Maria Bottis, Ionian University, Greece
*	Kenneth Himma, Seattle Pacific University, USA
*	Frances Grodzinsky, Sacred Heart University, USA
*	Richard Spinello, Boston College, USA
*	Herman Tavani, Rivier College, USA
*	Takis Vlamos, Ionian University, Greece 

Program Committee: TBA	


Keynote speakers:  	TBA

				Presidential Address
	
Important Dates
*	10 November 2008	*	Deadline for submission of paper
abstracts	
*	10 November 2008	*	Deadline proposals for panel
discussions	
*	30 January 2009	*	Referee decision sent to those who have
submitted paper or panel proposals	
*	29 April 2009	*	Deadline submission Papers	


History
The CEPE conference series is recognized as one of the premier international
events on computer and information ethics attended by delegates from all
over the world. Conferences are held about every 24 months, alternating
between Europe and the United States. CEPE 2009 is the eighth conference in
the series. 

CEPE2009 Conference Fees and Registration

Information about conference fees and registration will be available soon.