6th Annual
Ethics and Technology Conference
April 27-28, 2001
Santa Clara University

Call For Papers

Submission Deadline: December 15, 2000
Announcement of Accepted Papers: January 15, 2001
Final Draft of Papers Due: February 15, 2001
April 27-28 - 6th Annual Ethics and Technology Conference
This two-day conference focuses on the theme, "The technology of the future and how we will deal with it ethically." Papers should incorporate some element of the future path of technology in either the information or biological areas. Sponsored by the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics; the Center for Science, Technology and Society; Boston College; and Loyola University, Chicago, the conference features papers, keynote speakers, panel presentations, and other demonstrations.
"Ethics and Technology" builds on the previous day's "Technology and Us: A Vision of the Future," a series of dialogues that will probe what we know about the Web's influence, as well as its promise and social challenges. The combined events celebrate Santa Clara University's 150th anniversary.
Speakers for "Technology and Us" include:
Anita Borg, President, Institute for Women and Technology
Regis McKenna, Chairman, The McKenna Group
James C. Morgan, Chairman and CEO, Applied Materials
Ira Magaziner, Former Senior Advisor to the President for Policy Development
Manuel Castells, Department of City and Regional Planning, University of California, Berkeley
John Chambers, President and CEO, Cisco Systems
John Seely Brown, Chief Scientist, Xerox Corporation
Hosted by the Center for Science, Technology, and Society; sponsored by Applied Materials.
Papers/drafts/abstracts should be submitted electronically in MS-Word, HTML, or MS-Powerpoint format to: nquinn@scu.edu
For further information please contact:
Dr. Neil R. Quinn Jr.
Presidential Fellow
Santa Clara University (MCAE)
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara CA 95053
408-554-2373 Fax