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Call for Papers CEPE 2009 International Computer Ethics Conference


Call for Papers
CEPE 2009
International Computer Ethics Conference

Eighth International Conference of
Computer Ethics: Philosophical Enquiry
June 27-29
Ionian University
Corfu, Greece



Deadline for abstracts: 10 November 2008
Papers. CEPE2009 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
• Panayiotis 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.

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