Sunday, August 1, 2010

The Engineered (Technological) Singularity = PHEADE 2010

The Engineered (Technological) Singularity = PHEADE 2010

ROSPHET (Romanian Society for Philosophy, Engineering and Technoetics
“Stefan cel Mare” University of Suceava
EPHES (Engineering, Philosophy, Ethics and Society) Research Center

organize the PHEADE 2010 conference: THE ENGINEERED SINGULARITY
October 26-30 2010, Suceava & Chernovtsy (Romania & Ukraine)


Keynote speakers:
Marcelo Dascal (Tel Aviv ) Luciano FLORIDI (Oxford &
Herfordshire) Lorenzo MAGNANI (Pavia & Ghuagzhou)

The Engineered (Technological) Singularity is subject for: metaphysics, philosophy of engineering, philosophy of technology, philosophy of the artificial intelligence, philosophy of computing, philosophy of mind, theology, technoetics, neurobiology (of wisdom), psychology of the artificial intelligence, a.o.

The conference will have several tracks: Singularity, Intelligent Artifacts and Technoetics; God, Singularity and Apocalypse; Mind, Logic, Information and Singularity; Identity, Singularity & Society; Humanism, Transhumanism and Singularity; Windows on and Faces of Singularity; Singularity and Complexity Best papers and posters, classical or online presented, awarded and published

General Schedule
October 26 Journey in the Bukovina, to the UNESCO World Heritage
Moldavian Painted Monasteries
October 27 Opening, plenary presentations, sessions (paper based or/and online)
October 28 Plenary presentations, sessions (paper based or/and online)
October 29 Sessions (paper based or/and online), Closing
October 30 Journey to Chernovtsy, in the southern Ukraine

Extended Abstracts (1000-1500 words; double blind review): August 15, 2010 (extended, final)
Notification of acceptation: August 31th, 2010
E-mail: and/or

Paper & poster presenters – 75 € = book of abstracts, 4 nights at ***
hotel, food, social program.
Online participants, the fees is 25 € = book of abstracts and the
special volume with the online papers
No paper participants – 50 € = 4 nights at *** hotel, food, social

Social program:
Free Journey in the Bukovina, to the Moldavian Painted Monasteries
(UNESCO World Heritage) - Oct 26
Journey to Chernovtsy, southern Ukraine – on October 30 (for an
extra 25 €)

Scientific Committee:
Yolanda ANGULO PARRA, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Alexandru BOBOC, c.m. of the Romanian Academy
Piotr BOLTUC, Warsaw School of Economics, Warsaw & University of
Illinois at Springfield
Gheorghe CLITAN, Vest University, Timisoara
Aurel CODOBAN, “Babes-Bolyai” University of Cluj-Napoca
Marcelo DASCAL, University of Tel Aviv
Teodor DIMA, c.m. of the Romanian Academy
Emanuel DIACONESCU, c.m. of the Romanian Academy
Luciano FLORIDI, University of Hertfordshire, U.K. & University of
Ionut ISAC, "Gheorghe Baritiu" Institute of the Romanian Academy, Cluj-
Romeo IONESCU, “Stefan cel Mare” University, Suceava
Lorenzo MAGNANI, University of Pavia and Guangzhou University
Sorin-Tudor MAXIM, “Stefan cel Mare” University, Suceava
Florin MUNTEANU, Romanian Center for Complex Studies – an UNESCO
Dan MILICI, “Stefan cel Mare” University, Suceava
Kuruvilla PANDIKATTU, Jnana-Deepa Vidyapeeth, Poona (Pune)
Boris PLAHTEANU, National Institute for Inventics, Iasi
Bogdan POPOVENIUC “Stefan cel Mare” University, Suceava
Colin T.A. SCHMID, Le Mans U. & Arts et Metiers-ParisTech Laboratory
Traian-Dinorel STANCIUKLESCU, “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University, Iasi
Raymond TURNER, University of Essex

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