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AISB event Bulletin Item

CFP: AP-CAP10 Asia Pacific Computing and Philosophy Conference


Call for Papers for the Asia Pacific Computing and Philosophy Conference


October 1-2, 2010

( http://www.ia-cap.org/ap-cap10 )

Wellington Institute of Technology, Petone, Wellington, New Zealand

Conference Chair : Soraj Hongladarom

Local Chair : Steve McKinlay

The Asia-Pacific Computing and Philosophy Conference 2010 (AP-CAP 2010) will be held on the campus of Wellington Institute of Technology (Weltec), Petone, Wellington, New Zealand.  AP-CAP 2010 is part of a series of conferences organised by the International Association for Computing and Philosophy

CAP conferences are interdisciplinary by their very nature; we therefore welcome the submission of papers from a wide variety of disciplines at the intersection of philosophy, computer science and information technology as well as related areas in the social sciences.  

Keynote Speakers
To be confirmed shortly.

Research Tracks 
Whilst there is no specific theme for the conference, papers are invited which explore the following ideas and their related disciplines.   

         Information and Computer Ethics
         Identity, Trust and the Social Networking Phenomenon

         Virtual Environments

         Computing, Culture and Society

         Computer-based Education and Electronic Pedagogy

         Computational and related Logics

         Metaphysics (Ontology, etc.)

         Artificial Intelligence, Mechatronics, Robotics and Autonomous Agents

         Philosophy of Computer Science

         Philosophy of Information and Information Technology


Please note that the above list should not be a limiting factor.

Electronic submissions will open shortly.  A link will be provided from the conference website.  IA-CAP is moving towards full paper submissions however please limit submission length to 3000 words and include a 250 word abstract.  IA-CAP discourages participants from reading their papers to the audience.  The use of PowerPoint or other presentation software is popular.  However, these need not be submitted with your original paper.

Post graduate students (PhD and Masters) are especially encouraged to submit.   

AP-CAP10  Conference Website

Important Dates
February 2010                   Call for papers announced
April 1                                   Paper submission open
July 16                                   Deadline for paper submission
August 14                            Paper acceptance notification
August 31                            Early registration open
October 1 - 2                      AP-CAP 2010 Conference, Weltec, Wellington, NZ.


Questions and Enquiries
Questions  concerning AP-CAP10 may be addressed to the following;

Soraj Hongladarom  s.hongladarom@gmail.com

Steve McKinlay   stevet.mckinlay@gmail.com

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