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 http://www.africainfoethics.org
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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.