'Ethics in the Information Age': A Mini Conference

Friday, November 8, 2013

Engleman Hall - Room A120

As part of its 25th anniversary celebration, the Research Center on Computing & Society will hold two special events on Friday, November 8:

"Ethics in the Information Age": A Mini Conference    (9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.)

Terry Bynum, What is Computer Ethics
Krystyna Gorniak, Robotic Caregivers: A New 'New Frontier' in ICT Ethics
Anne Gerdes, Fighting Emerging Organized Crime: Privacy Issues
Jin Tong, On the Citizenship of a 'Netizen'
Fran Grodzinsky, Deception and Trust on the Internet
Richard Volkman, Digital Culture, Collective Intelligence and Ethical Individualism

Everyone is welcome! Light refreshments will be served!


The 2013 Norbert Wiener Address       (2:00 p.m.)
by Don Gotterbarn

Virtue Ethics and the Cybersecurity Professional(?)
- a missing link -

Don Gotterbarn is Director of the Software Engineering Ethics Research Institute, Professor Emeritus of East Tennessee State University, and Visiting Professor at the Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility, UK. He currently chairs the ACM Committee on Professional Ethics, and was instrumental in the development of IEEE/ACM Software Engineering Code of Ethics and Professional Practice. With 25 years of experience as a teacher and as a consultant (US Navy; crime reporting database; certification of software for vote-counting; missile defense systems), he links technical research with industry and government. His research has appeared in more than 100 articles in professional journals, and his contributions to the field have been recognized by various professional bodies (e.g., ACM Outstanding Contribution Award 2005, and the Joseph Weizenbaum Award 2010 of the International Society for Ethics and Information Technology).


Sponsored by the Research Center on Computing and Society, the Philosophy Department, and the Computer Science Department at SCSU

Funded by Professional Development Funds



Engleman Hall - Room A120
501 Crescent St.
New Haven, CT 06515

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