Published on June 24, 2013

Dear Colleagues,

It affords me great pleasure, as the General Chair of The 2014 IEEE International Symposium on Ethics in Engineering, Science, and Technology. Ethics’2014 will be held from Friday, May 23 to Saturday, May 24, 2014 at the Chicago Marriott O’Hare, Chicago, IL, USA.

The Symposium’s main theme is “Ethics – A Challenge to the Scientific and Engineering Community”.

With the evolution of science, technology and engineering, ethical problems often arise. Ethics and ethical conduct have become a critical issue in the 21st Century. The IEEE Ethics’2014 Symposium aims to respond to the needs and aspirations of a rising global professional community and to promote highest standards of ethical conduct among its members.

The Symposium will offer a rich scientific program of highest quality, including but not limited to such topics as Ethics Fundamentals, Ethics in Science, Technology and Engineering Disciplines, Ethics, Morality, Law and Culture, Ethics, Society and Environment and Ethics and Education.

The Symposium is aimed at scientists, engineers, technologists, but also philosophers, ethicists, lawyers, and other professionals or people who have deep interest in ethics in science, technology and engineering.

We invite you to take this opportunity to share your research – theoretical, practical and case studies. Attached please find the first announcement and call for papers for the Symposium. Please plan to submit your paper proposal now.

Prospective authors are welcomed to submit original papers on their latest research results.  Papers are to be submit via our on-line Paper Submission Portal at our conference website.

Important Dates:

  • Abstracts for individual papers (500 words), Posters (500 words), Special Paper Session Proposals, Panel proposals, Tutorial proposals, and Workshop proposals are due by September 15, 2013
  • Notification of Acceptance: November 15, 2013
  • Final Paper Manuscripts for the Symposium Proceedings: January 12, 2014

For details on the paper submission, please check the symposium website

We look forwards for your submission.

Best Regards,

Elya B. Joffe

General Chair, IEEE Ethics’2014