CFP: Inaugural Conference of the Technology Ethics eXchange of the NorthEast

Submission deadline: February 3, 2023

Conference date(s):
May 18, 2023 - May 19, 2023

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This event is available both online and in-person

Conference Venue:

Department of Philosophy, Harvard University
Allston, United States

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The Technology Ethics eXchange of the NorthEast (teχnē) invites submissions of extended abstracts for an interdisciplinary conference on research and teaching on the ethics of technology, to be hosted at Harvard on May 18–19, 2023.

Potential topics for submissions include but are not limited to:

  • Philosophical research on AI ethics, the ethics of computing, or the ethics of technology generally

  • Social research on the impacts of technologies

  • Interdisciplinary research in responsible computing and responsible technology development

  • Scholarship on educational initiatives in responsible computing and STEM ethics, such as courses, modules, workshops, or masterclasses

  • Pedagogical reports of success stories, challenges, and strategies for teaching ethics to students in technology-focused concentrations


Helen Nissenbaum (Information Science, Cornell Tech)

Casey Fiesler (Computer Science, University of Colorado Boulder)

Anita Allen (Law & Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania)

Submission details: Submit an extended abstract of no more than 750 words, along with other requested details, through the following form: The submission must be suitable for a 25–30 minute presentation, to be followed by Q&A.

Deadline: February 3, 2023 (anywhere on Earth).

Accepted presenters are generally expected to attend the conference in-person, but the event will be livestreamed via Zoom. Remote presentation may be possible where needed for accessibility, or in the event of illness or emergency. Please indicate in the "Any further details" field on the submission form if you anticipate needing to participate remotely; this information will be removed when submissions are reviewed and used for planning purposes only.

For more information, visit the conference's main PhilEvents page or email [email protected]

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