PostedOctober 20, 2017 AT 9:58 AM
The Association for Practical and Professional Ethics announces the 27th Annual APPE International Conference Thursday March 1 - Sunday March 4, 2018 at the Chicago Palmer House Hilton. The conference program features multiple tracks.
APPE was founded in 1991 to encourage high-quality, interdisciplinary scholarship and teaching in practical and professional ethics. Members and conference participants enjoy connecting and networking with people in their own fields and related fields who share an interest in applied ethics. The Annual Conference helps Association members and nonmembers from all disciplines stay up-to-date on scholarship, pedagogy, and professional strategies in applied ethics.
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The submission deadline for all categories is October 27, 2017
Programming and special events provide great opportunities for professional development.
PostedOctober 20, 2017 AT 9:22 AM
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