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2010-09-06/07 | Conference "Teaching Information Ethics in Africa-Current Status, Opportunities and Challenges"

posted 8 Apr 2010, 04:59 by Lola Fernández Santos   [ updated 27 Sept 2010, 06:37 ]
Teaching Information Ethics in Africa – Current Status, Opportunities, and Challenges
(University of Botswana on the 6th and 7th of September, 2010)
This event is the third of a series of conferences focusing on information
ethics in Africa. The first, " African Information Ethics Conference:
Ethical Challenges in the Information Age" convened in 2007, was the firstever African conference on information ethics. This was followed in 2009 by "The Workshop on e-Government". More details on past conferences are
The current conference - which is co-sponsored by the University of
Wisconsin-Milwaukee, University of Tennessee-Knoxville and the South African
government, with additional support from UNESCO, SAP Systems, and the
International Center for Information Ethics - will focus on research and
future development of African information ethics curriculums, including
ethical issues that impact youth in Africa. The conference program has been
included as an attachment with this email.
There is no registration fee, and lunches during the event will be
sponsored. If you plan on attending, you will be responsible for your own
travel arrangements. Accommodation details are forthcoming, but the
anticipated cost will be around $100 per night. If travel is financially
difficult, there will be limited funding available for scholars attending
from qualified institutions. Please email Stephen Mutula at
mutulasm@mopipi.ub.bw  for more information.
Space is limited to the first 60 responses. If you plan on attending this
conference, please confirm your participation no later than April 15th, 2010
by emailing Anthony Hoffmann at hoffma89@uwm.edu
Last, if you know of any scholars who did not receive this email but might
be interested in attending the conference, please send their email to
Anthony and he will pass this invitation along to them.