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  • APPE 2019 Conference Call for Proposals

    PostedTuesday, August 14, 2018 AT 3:15 PM

    The Association for Practical and Professional Ethics (APPE) will host the 28th Annual APPE International Conference February 28–March 3, 2019 in Baltimore, Maryland, and the call for proposals is now open.

    This call invites individuals from all disciplines and professions interested in advancing scholarship, teaching, and a general understanding of practical and professional ethics. Submissions are invited on ethical issues in all fields including business, engineering, government, media, law, medicine, science, and technology, as well as interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary issues that cut across professions such as biomedical, educational, environmental, public health, and research.

    Submission Categories:
    Submission are invited in the following categories:

    1. Individual presentations
    2. Case studies
    3. Pedagogical demonstrations
    4. Creative arts
    5. Posters
    6. Panel discussions
    7. Author meets critics
    8. Breakfast with an author
    9. Pecha Kucha/Rapid fire session
    10. Graduate student ...
  • Call for Papers: 20th International Conference on Ethics Across the Curriculum

    PostedWednesday, July 18, 2018 AT 2:03 PM

    Call for Papers
    20th International Conference on Ethics Across the Curriculum

    Rochester Institute of Technology
    October 11-13, 2018

    Theme: Ethics in STEM, Technology, Design and Engineering

    This conference welcomes abstracts and papers addressing any aspect of teaching ethics across the curriculum, but of special interest this year are those on how to integrate ethical considerations into STEM courses and courses in technology, design, and engineering. It is standard to add an ethics course to the curriculum or an extra week to an already crowded syllabus, but we are interested in whether, and how, ethics can be integrated into the subject matter of such courses — taught in teaching the usual syllabus.

    Submissions may include papers or abstracts (250 words). Session formats include papers, panels, case studies, and pedagogical demonstrations. Presentations are 20-25 minutes, with 5-10 more for Q&A. Format submissions for blind review and submit by September 1, 2018 ...

  • Registration Open for Seeking Solutions in Research Integrity Conference

    PostedWednesday, July 11, 2018 AT 9:24 AM

    Seeking Solutions in Research Integrity: A View from All Perspectives
    September 23, 2018
    The Blackwell Inn and Conference Center
    The Ohio State University

    This one-day national conference will bring together multiple stakeholders – researchers, institutions, publishers, funders, scientific societies, the press, and federal agencies – to discuss concerns in research integrity from different perspectives. Reflect on current efforts to address those concerns and help lay the foundation to detail next steps in fostering changes to enhance integrity in research.

    Registration is free. For more information, visit

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