Upcoming Members’ and Friends’ activities

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Dec 082011
  • EGAIS project third consortium workshop will take place in Namur on January 12-13 2012. A call for the submission of short papers closes at the end of November 2011. See: http://www.egais-project.eu/
  • Around February 2012, the newly relaunched European Group on Ethics will publish an Opinion on the ethics of ICT. The Group is currently in the process of finalising the evidence it received from public hearings and a public consultation. See http://ec.europa.eu/bepa/european-group-ethics/index_en.htm
  • In recognition of the Turing Centenary, the society for the study of Artificial Intelligence and the Simulation of Behaviour (AISB) will be holding a joint meeting with the International Association of Computing and Philosophy (IACAP) on July 2-6, 2012 in Birmingham, UK. http://www.aisb.org.uk/convention/aisb12/
  • IADIS ICT Society and Human Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, July 21-23, 2012. The conference is based on the convergence model of Gunilla Bradley (a former IFIP WG9.2 Namur Award winner for her work on the international aspects of the social accountability of computing). The conference includes several broad concepts that are increasingly interacting with an accelerating speed: ICT; Globalization; Life Environment: Life Role; and Effects on Humans. The first call for papers ends on January 23, 2012. http://www.ict-conf.org/2012
  • Second international conference on eco-social informatics (SOTICS) 2012, Venice Italy October 21-26, 2012 Call for Papers deadline June 7, 2012 http://www.iaria.org/conferences2012/CfPSOTICS12.html
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Current Members’ and Friends’ news

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Dec 082011

Some current activities and events of which working group members might like to be aware. Thanks to Philippe Goujon, Aygen Kurt, Ronald Leenes, Stephen Rainey, Bernd Carsten Stahl and other working group friends for having forwarded their news.


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