SOFTWARE CYBER ENGINEERING ETHICS CONFERENCE“VIRTUE IN A VIRTUAL WORLD” OCTOBER 21-23, 2022
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Franciscan University of Steubenville is hosting Virtue in a Virtual World, a conference for software engineering, cybersecurity, theology, philosophy, and other interested professionals.
The conference will specifically explore the theological and philosophical approaches to ethical debt, defined as the unpaid cost of deploying software that causes societal harms, particularly the loss of Catholic virtues.
To submit a paper to the Virtue in a Virtual World Conference, you must register to attend the conference. Papers from both in-person and online attendees will be considered. Original scholarly papers describing the current state of ethical debt and approaches to achieving virtue and/or virtue-based education in computing are actively sought.
The conference organizers are soliciting research abstracts and papers that address the following themes and:
• The current state of virtue in the virtual world• Approaches to achieve virtue in a virtual world• Virtue-based education, standards, and practice
Paper submissions will undergo double-blind review. Abstracts should be 300-500 words.