CFP: 3rd International Conference on the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence

Submission deadline: August 1, 2024

Conference date(s):
September 19, 2024 - September 25, 2024

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This event is available both online and in-person

Conference Venue:

University of the Azores
Ponta Delgada, Portugal

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[Call for Abstracts]

3rd International Conference on the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence (3ICEAI)
University of Azores, Ponta Delgada, São Miguel Island, Azores

19-25 September 2024 (19-20 Online, 23-25 in-person)

About:  The third edition of this conference will be organized into two distinct segments. The first segment, scheduled for September 19-20, 2024, will be conducted exclusively online, featuring virtual presentations. The second segment, taking place from September 23-25, 2024, will consist solely of in-person sessions.

ETHICS OF AI AWARD 2024 (in-person talks only): The best-submitted abstract will receive the opportunity to deliver a special Award Talk similar to a keynote talk (note: the selected author will have the fee waived). Previous winner (2023): Dr. Cristina Voinea (The Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, Uni. Oxford).

Pending peer review/editorial board acceptance, some of the papers accepted at the 3ICEAI will be selected for inclusion in the Palgrave Handbook of the Ethics of Artificial Intelligencecurrently under development with Palgrave Macmillan. Moreover, individual book ideas can be submitted for consideration to Amy Invernizzi, Senior Editor for Philosophy Books at Palgrave ([email protected]).

The community is invited to submit proposals in different research fields until August 1st, 2024.



·         Pekka Mäkelä is an is a Research Coordinator in the Helsinki Institute for Social Sciences and Humanities (HSSH) at the University of Helsinki and the co-leader of the RADAR Group.

·         Ariane Hanemaayer is an Associate Professor at Brandon University, Canada, in the departments of Sociology and Gender and Women's Studies, and Affiliate Scholar at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science.

·         Raul Hakli is a university researcher in practical philosophy and co-leader of the RADAR group.

·         Eleanor Drage is a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Cambridge Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence.

·         Hasse Hämäläinen is AI Scientist at Mehiläinen, holding a PhD in Philosophy in Philosophy from the University of Edinburgh.

·         Veridiana Cordeiro is a sociologist, a Professor at the Department of Sociology at the University of São Paulo, and a research fellow at the Center for Artificial Intelligence (IBM-Sao Paulo Research Foundation).

.         Sabina Leonelli holds the Chair of Philosophy and History of Science and Technology at the Technical University of Munich, where she is also Research Director of the Ethical Data Initiative (, Co-Director of the Public Science Lab and Principal Investigator of the ERC Project PHIL_OS.

Topics might include (but are not limited to):

1.      Algorithmic Fairness and Bia

2.      Privacy and Data Protection

3.      Transparency and Explainability

4.      Accountability and Responsibility

5.      Human Rights and Social Justice

6.      AI in Healthcare

7.      AI in Autonomous Systems

8.      Ethical Frameworks and Guidelines

9.      AI and Decision-Making

10.  Ethics of AI in Public Policy

11.  AI and Environmental Ethics

12.  Ethical Education and Awareness

13.  AI in the Workplace

14.  Global Perspectives on AI Ethics

15.  Emerging Ethical Issues in AI



·         Professionals (posdoc, professor, tenure-track): € 160,00

·         Students: (Master, PhD): € 110,00

Languages of the colloquium: English and Portuguese.


·         IMPORTANT: you should clearly state if you are submitting for the online segment (OS) (19-20 September) or the in-person segment (PS) (23-25 September). If (OS), you need to provide a preferred time schedule considering the Azores Time Zone (UTC - 1 hour). In-person submissions have a higher chance of being accepted (more slots available);

·         Proposals should include two files: (in word. format): (1) a cover page with identification, academic affiliation, and title (2) an anonymized title and abstract (maximum 250 words) and sent to [email protected]

·         Paper duration: 30 minutes (20 minutes presentation + 10 minutes for discussion);

·         Information: in order to facilitate the request for funding of the accepted talks so speakers can prepare their travel in advance, notification of acceptance or rejection will be given in a 7-10 days period after the submission is submitted (and reviewed);

·         Papers presented at the colloquium are expected to be published in a collective, peer-reviewed volume or special issue journal (this is optional - more information after the end of the conference);

·         Any doubts or concerns can be addressed to: [email protected]

Venue:  University of Azores | Address: Rua da Mãe de Deus, 9500-321 Ponta Delgada, São Miguel, Açores.


Mind, Language and Action Group | Institute of Philosophy | University of Porto

Center for Humanistic Studies | University of the Azores

Organizing Committee

Steven S. Gouveia (Chair)

Rui Sampaio da Silva (Local Organizer)

Sofia Miguens

Jaroslav Malík

Romeu Ivolela

Liberty Severs


CEEC Project by FCT 2022.02527.CEECIND

TL Modern & Contemporary Philosophy

RG Mind, Language and Action Group (MLAG)

Instituto de Filosofia da Universidade do Porto – UIDB/00502/2020

Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT)

Reitoria da Universidade do Porto


Center for Humanistic Studies

University of the Azores

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