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2010-07-16 | Call for Papers for the Asia Computing and Philosophy Conference

posted 11 Mar 2010, 07:02 by Lola Fernández Santos   [ updated 6 Sept 2010, 12:57 by José María Díaz Nafría ]

2010-02-01 Call for Papers for the Asia Pacific Computing and Philosophy Conference

Deadline (submission): 2010-07-16


October 1-2, 2010

http://www.ia-cap.org/ap-cap10 )

Wellington Institute of Technology, Petone, Wellington, New Zealand

Conference Chair : Soraj Hongladarom

Local Chair : Steve McKinlay

The Asia-Pacific Computing and Philosophy Conference 2010 (AP-CAP 2010) will be held on the campus of Wellington Institute of Technology (Weltec), Petone, Wellington, New Zealand.  AP-CAP 2010 is part of a series of conferences organised by the International Association for Computing and Philosophy

CAP conferences are interdisciplinary by their very nature; we therefore welcome the submission of papers from a wide variety of disciplines at the intersection of philosophy, computer science and information technology as well as related areas in the social sciences.  

Keynote Speakers
To be confirmed shortly.

Research Tracks 
Whilst there is no specific theme for the conference, papers are invited which explore the following ideas and their related disciplines.   

    • Information and Computer Ethics
    • Identity, Trust and the Social Networking Phenomenon
    • Virtual Environments
    • Computing, Culture and Society
    • Computer-based Education and Electronic Pedagogy
    • Computational and related Logics
    • Metaphysics (Ontology, etc.)
    • Artificial Intelligence, Mechatronics, Robotics and Autonomous Agents
    • Philosophy of Computer Science
    • Philosophy of Information and Information Technology
    • Intersections

Please note that the above list should not be a limiting factor.

Electronic submissions will open shortly.  A link will be provided from the conference website.  IA-CAP is moving towards full paper submissions however please limit submission length to 3000 words and include a 250 word abstract.  IA-CAP discourages participants from reading their papers to the audience.  The use of PowerPoint or other presentation software is popular.  However, these need not be submitted with your original paper.

Post graduate students (PhD and Masters) are especially encouraged to submit.   

Important Dates

February 2010                      Call for papers announced
April 1                                  Paper submission open
July 16                                  Deadline for paper submission
August 14                            
  Paper acceptance notification
August 31                           
   Early registration open
October 1
 - 2                        AP-CAP 2010 Conference, Weltec, Wellington, NZ.


Questions and Enquiries

Questions  concerning AP-CAP’10 may be addressed to the following;

Soraj Hongladarom  s.hongladarom@gmail.com

Steve McKinlay   stevet.mckinlay@gmail.com

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