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
The Institute of Physics (IOP) is a leading scientific membership society working to advance physics for the benefit of all.It has a worldwide membership from enthusiastic amateurs to those at the top of their fields in academia, business, education, and government. Members are expected to abide by this Professional Code of Conduct, part of IOP's Royal Charter.
The Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) is "the voice of physics and physics research in Canada." Its Code of Ethics was adopted in 1994 and includes a basic version for all members and an expanded version for those who hold CAP’s professional certification license.
The Australian Institute of Physics is a organisation dedicated to promoting the role of Physics in research, education, industry and the community. Every member shall by virtue of their membership of the Institute be bound by the Australian Institute of Physics Code of Ethics.
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