ETHICOMP conference series is now recognised as one of the premier
international events on computer ethics attended by delegates from
all over the world. Conferences are held about every 18 months.
ETHICOMP 2001 is the fifth conference in the series. The conference
will be held on 18-20
June 2001 at the Technical University of Gdańsk, Poland.
The computing technology revolution continues to accelerate. The
applications of this universal tool
seem limitless. Indeed the convergence of computing, media and communication
meant that each day we become more and more dependant on technology
at work, at home, in travel,
in learning and in communicating. Systems based on computing technology
change agents. The overall theme for ETHICOMP 2001 is "Systems of
the Information Society". The aim is to focus on the ethical and
social impacts of these systems on society,
organisations and individuals.
will be done from four perspectives -
Software engineering and systems development: the relationship
between quality, risk and ethics.
ethics to computing students: educating the professionals of
in virtual communities: social norms and tendencies of the Internet
e-commerce, and their impact on families, friends, strangers,
the environment, traders and consumers.
Ethics in the off-line world: the ethical impacts of computer
systems in the office, the factory, the school, and public areas.
covering one or several of these perspectives are called for from
business, government, computer science, information systems, law,
social sciences and philosophy. Interdisciplinary papers and those
from new researchers and practitioners are encouraged.
A paper might take a conceptual, applied, practical or historical
focus. Case studies and reports on lessons learned in practice are
in previous ETHICOMP conferences, papers will be accepted on the
basis of a submitted abstract which will be refereed by the programme
abstract must be between 700 and 1000 words in length and submitted
via email as embedded plain text or an attachment in RTF or WORD
must be submitted no later than 15 December 2000 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Authors will be informed of the decision of the programme committee
by 15 February 2001.
September 2000 Call for papers
December 2000 Latest date to submit abstracts to email@example.com
February 2001 Authors informed of programme committee decisions
February 2001 Accepted abstracts and provisional programme posted
on web page
March 2001 Last date for receipt of full papers from authors (electronic/camera
June 2001 ETHICOMP 2001 Conference.