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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: 2012 Norbert Wiener Address by Luciano Floridi, 9 Nov 2012, Southern Connecticut State University, USA

I am very pleased to announce that Professor Luciano Floridi will give the 2012 Norbert Wiener 
Address at the Research Center on Computing and Society on November 9th. 

Event: The 2012 Norbert Wiener Address and Panel
Title: Information Technology and Hyperhistory

Date: Friday, November 9th
Time: 2:30pm-4:30pm
Place: Adanti Student Center 201


The 2012 Norbert Wiener Address featuring UNESCO Professor Luciano Floridi, will examine the 
important role of information technology in the newly developing era of Hyperhistory.

Joseph Manzella - Anthropology Department, SCSU 
Troy Paddock - History Department, SCSU 
Richard Volkman - Philosophy Department, SCSU

Luciano Floridi (MA Laurea Rome "La Sapienza", MPhil, PhD Warw, MA Oxon, Dr. h. c. Suceava) is 
UNESCO Chair in Information and Computer Ethics at the University of Hertfordshire and Fellow of 
St Cross College, University of Oxford. His research concerns the philosophy of information and 
of information ethics. His most recent books are The Philosophy of Information (Oxford, 2011), 
Information  A Very Short Introduction (Oxford, 2010), and The Cambridge Handbook of Information 
and Computer Ethics (Cambridge, 2010). He is Editor in Chief of Springers Philosophy & Technology.
He has received many awards and prizes, including the Barwise Prize, the Gauss Professorship, and 
both the Covey Award and Weizenbaum Award in 2012.