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Broady-Preston Judith

Broady-Preston Judith

Senior Lecturer, BA (Hons), MA, PhD, MCLIP, FHEA
Aberystwyth University, United Kingdom

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Dr Judith Broady-Preston is Director of Research and Senior Lecturer at the Department of Information Studies, Aberystwyth University, having previously held academic positions at Leeds Metropolitan and Sheffield Universities. She is also Director of a UK-based Research Network, Fellow of the interdisciplinary Centre for European Studies, and a member of numerous Planning Committees for international and national conferences.

Her research interests centre on concepts of value and impact in relation to information and information/library services, philosophical constructs of information and knowledge and educational/professional issues. The author of over 100 papers
in a range of international journals, conference proceedings and edited works, she has also undertaken national and international consultancy projects. In 2011, she received invitations to deliver the keynote address at international conferences in
Taiwan, Mexico City, and Copenhagen.

Her work has received several awards and prizes, including the 1998 Alexander Wilson Prize for most outstanding library management paper, and several Emerald Literati awards, most recently ‘Highly Commended Awards’ for her papers on Strong
Structuration and social identity theories (2010) and Measuring quality, value, and impact (2012). In January 2010 she was awarded the National Teaching Award for Wales, by the Higher Education Academy Subject Centre for Information and Computer Sciences for “an outstanding contribution to the growth, development and enhancement of the teaching of the disciplines”.

Editor of the international journal, Library Review, Judith is also Editor (Europe and UK) of the open access international Journal of Education, Media & Library Sciences, and a member of the editorial boards of Library and Information Research , Performance Measurement and Metrics and Library Management.

She maintains an active engagement with the information profession, elected first Leader of the new model Governing Council of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) in January 2008, and currently a member of the IFLA Management and Marketing Section Committee, 2009-2013.

Personal webpage: http://www.aber.ac.uk/en/dis/staff/jbp/ Νέο παράθυρο


Updated:02-04-2012 15:08



Gritzalis Dimitris

Gritzalis Dimitris

Professor of ICT Security
Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece

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Dr. Gritzalis is a Professor of ICT Security with the Dept. of Informatics of the Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB), Greece. He is also the Director of the Information Security and Critical Infrastructure Protection Research Group, as well as the Director of the Graduate Programme in Information Systems at AUEB.
He holds a B.Sc. (Mathematics, Univ. of Patras), a M.Sc. (Computer Science, City University of New York) and a Ph.D. (Critical Information Systems Security, Univ. of the Aegean).
Prof. Gritzalis has served as Associate Commissioner of the Greek Data Protection Commission and as the President of the Greek Computer Society. He is, also, the national representative of Greece to IFIP TC-11.
His publication record includes include 10 books and more than 150 papers. His current research interests focus on security in ambient intelligence, security paradigms, privacy enhancing technologies, and critical ICT infrastructure protection


Updated:30-03-2012 01:31



Himma Kenneth Einar

Himma Kenneth Einar

Professor of the Department of Philosophy
Seattle Pacific University, United States of America

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Education
B.A. 1985 University of Illinois at Chicago
M.A. 1987 UCLA
J.D. 1990 University of Washington School of Law
Ph.D. 2001 University of Washington
Dissertation Title: The Status of Legal Principles
Dissertation Committee: Ronald Moore (Chair), Laurence BonJour, Robert Coburn, Jane Ellis, William Talbott


Academic interests
Areas of Specialization: Philosophy of Law, Philosophy of Information; Ethics of Information Technology, Applied Ethics
Areas of Competence: Logic, Aesthetics, Social and Political Philosophy, Ethics, Philosophy of Religion

University Service
2005-2007 Diversity Committee (Beginning 09/05)
2005-Present Faculty Advisor, Young Democrats Club

Departmental Service
2002-2003 Policy Search Committee (iSchool)
2001-2002 Graduate Admissions (Philosophy)
2001-2002 Graduate Program Review Committee (Philosophy)
1994-1995 Curriculum Committee (Philosophy)

Personal webpage: spu.edu/depts/philosophy/kenhimma.asp Νέο παράθυρο


Updated:29-03-2012 23:38



Kotsiris Lambros

Kotsiris Lambros

Professor emeritus-Member of the Greek Academy
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Paper: Ethics of Legal Education
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Lambros Kotsiris is Professor emeritus of Law at the Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki and a Member of the Greek Academy. He teaches at the National School of Judges, at the Hellenic Open University and at the Law School of the Aristotelian University (Erasmus students and students of the LL.M. Program). He has been the Head of the Legal Department in Greek banks (Chios Bank and Piraeus Bank). He has chaired and participated in numerous national and international conferences, in WIPO and in UNCITRAL. He has served as member (and president) of many Committees working on law proposals in the fields of copyright, the structural reform of privatization, insolvency law and the adoption of Model Insolvency Law of UNCITRAL. He served also as a member and as a president of many institutions, such as the Hellenic Copyright Organization, the National Committee of Professional Athletics and the Institute of the Aegean for the Law of the Sea & Maritime Law. He has written more than 200 monographs, books, studies and articles, on all subjects of Commercial Law –and not only- in Greek, English, German and French.

Paper: Ethics of Legal Education


Updated:02-05-2012 17:54



Law Derek

Law Derek

Emeritus Professor of Informatics, MA, DUniv, FCLIP, FIInfSc, FKC, FLA, FRSE
University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom

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Derek Law is Emeritus Professor of Informatics at the University of Strathclyde. He is chair of the JISC Advance Board and has worked in several British universities and has published and spoken at conferences extensively. He is a regular project evaluator for the EU and has undertaken almost fifty institutional reviews. Most of his work has been to do with the development of networked resources in higher education and with the creation of national information policy and he has been PI on some twenty research projects. Recently he has worked on the future of academic information services. This has been combined with an active professional life in professional organisations related to librarianship and computing. A committed internationalist he has been involved in projects and research in over forty countries. He was awarded the Barnard prize for contributions to Medical Informatics in 1993, Fellowship of the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 1999, an honorary degree by the Sorbonne in 2000, the IFLA medal in 2003, Honorary Fellowship of CILIP in 2004 and was an OCLC Distinguished Scholar in 2006.

Personal webpage: https://sites.google.com/site/dereklaw9064/ Νέο παράθυρο


Updated:29-03-2012 23:45



Spence Edward

Spence Edward

Senior lecturer in moral philosophy and applied ethics
Charles Sturt University, Australia

Paper: Information ethics and the ethics of convergence of old media and new media
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Dr Edward Spence, PhD (University of Sydney), is a senior lecturer in moral philosophy and applied ethics in the School of Communication and Creative Industries, Charles Sturt University, and a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics (CAPPE) in Australia. He is the author of several books including Advertising Ethics 2005, Corruption and Anti-Corruption: A Philosophical Approach (2005), Ethics Within Reason: A Neo-Gewirthian Approach (2006), Media, Markets and Morals (Wiley-Blackwell, 2011) and The Good Life in a Technological Age (with Philip Brey and Adam Briggle, Routlege, in press). He is also the author of several refereed papers in national and international journals, including media and new media ethics and the metaphysics and ethics of information and technology.
He is the founder and producer of the Theatre of Philosophy project whose aim is the introduction of philosophy to the general public through drama and audience participation through discussion. Conceived by Edward in 1997, the Theatre of Philosophy project combines philosophical talks presented by academic philosophers with original plays performed by professional actors in public forums. Several of Edward’s authored philosophy plays have been performed at Arts and Cultural Festivals throughout Australia, including the Australian Fringe Festival and the Festival Hellenica in Adelaide, as well as the Greek Festival in Sydney. In 2004, his philosophy-play The Philosophy of Love: Love in the Age of Terror was performed at the Sydney Opera House and in 2005 his philosophy play, The Philosophy of Freedom: Ancient Wisdom for a New World, was performed at the Museum of Sydney.

Paper: Information ethics and the ethics of convergence of old media and new media


Updated:01-06-2012 17:29



Spinello Richard A.

Spinello Richard A.

Associate Research Professor, Management and Organization Department
Boston College, United States of America

Paper: The Incoherence of Readers’ Copyright
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Dr. Spinello is an Associate Research Professor in the Carroll School of Management where he teaches courses on social issues in management and corporate strategy. He is the Director of CSOM’s ethics program and coordinates the school’s first-year ethics course. He is also affiliated with the Philosophy Department where he sometimes teaches courses such as Ethics in the Professions.

He has written and edited several books on information technology ethics, including Morality and Law in Cyberspace and Intellectual Property Rights in a Networked World. More recently, his interests have turned to the ethical writings of the late Pope John Paul II, especially his seminal encyclical on the moral life, Veritatis Splendor. He has written a book on the Pope’s moral philosophy entitled, The Genius of John Paul II: The Great Pope’s Moral Wisdom. When he is not reading papal encyclicals or philosophical treatises, Professor Spinello enjoys listening to classical music and hiking.

Paper: The Incoherence of Readers’ Copyright

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Updated:30-03-2012 00:52



Sturges Paul

Sturges Paul

Emeritus Professor of Library Studies
University of Loughborough, United Kingdom

Paper: The Brain at the Centre of the Information Universe: Lessons from Popular Neuroscience
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Chair of the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA)'s Freedom of Access to Information and Freedom of Expression (FAIFE) core activity (2003-2009).

2000-2002 was Project Leader for a project funded by Resource (now MLA) on Privacy in the Digital Library Environment.

1997-2001 developed Guidelines for Public Internet access facilities on behalf of the Council of Europe.

Has also worked on African library and information-related issues since 1984. Book available on-line, The Quiet Struggle: information and librarioes for the people of Africa, 1998.

Current research: Exploring and discussing aspects of intellectual freedom, through a series of conference papers and journal articles on topics including the rationale for intellectual freedom, tolerance and freedom of expression, the role of transparency in combating corruption and comedy as freedom of expression.

Professor Paul Sturges has also been awarded an OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire ) in the Queen's Birthday Honours list. Professor Sturges was the Chair of IFLA's FAIFE Committee between 2003 and 2009, and has been involved in international librarianship for many years, contributing a tremendous amount through his work in the area of freedom of access to information and freedom of expression.

Personal webpage:
http://www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/ls/people/psturges.html Νέο παράθυρο

Paper: The Brain at the Centre of the Information Universe: Lessons from Popular Neuroscience

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Updated:08-06-2012 16:00



Weber Karsten

Weber Karsten

Representative of the
International Center for Information Ethics ICIE, Germany

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University study and vocational training:
Winter term 1986/87: Begin of university study of Informatics at University of Karlsruhe, Germany
12/01/1987 - 12/31/1988: Student assistant at Research Center for Information Technology (FZI), University of Karlsruhe, Germany
Winter term 1988/89: Withdrawal from university registers without a degree.
1989 - 1991: Vocational training, management and computer technology trainee
02/06/1991: End of vocational training
01/02/1991 - 03/31/1995: Occupation as software engineer and as system administrator
Winter term 1993/94: Begin of university study of Philosophy, Informatics, and Sociology at University of Karlsruhe, Germany
01/01/1995 - 09/30/1999: Student assistant at Institute of Philosophy, University of Karlsruhe, Germany
01/01/1995 - 09/30/1999: Freelancer at Siemens AG, Karlsruhe, Germany: author of technical documentation, online help files, and WWW pages
03/25/1996: End of study with degree "Magister Artium"
04/01/1996 - 12/31/1997: Occupation in research project "Violence in the media", University of Karlsruhe, Germany
01/01/1998 - 10/30/1999: Scientific staff, Deutsch-Russisches Kolleg, University of Karlsruhe, Germany.
02/22/1999: Ph. D. in Philosophy, title of thesis "Simulation and explanation".
1999-2008: Scientific staff, Chair of Philosophy, European University Viadrina in Frankfurt (Oder).
12/15/2003: Postdoctoral teaching qualification (habilitation) in Philosophy.
04/20/2004: Inaugural Lecture "What is the mind? Ideas of Philosophy of Mind and their popular presentation in recent movie pictures", receiving venia legendi or Philosophy.
2004 - 2007: Head of project "Mobile Internet Services and Privacy", funded by German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).
2005 - 2008: Member of Young Scientists Network of Center of Interdisciplinary Research (ZiF) at University of Bielefeld.
Since 2006: Professor for Philosophy at University Opole, Poland.
Since 2007: Adjunct Professor for Culture and Technology, Brandenburg Technical University Cottbus, Germany
2008/2009: Visiting Professor for Information Ethics and Data Protection, Technical University Berlin, Germany
2009/2010: Visiting Professor for Computers and Society, Technical University Berlin, Germany
2010/2011: Visiting Professor for Computers and Society, Technical University Berlin, Germany

Publications:
See http://www.kultur-nachrichten.de/weber/publikationen.html Νέο παράθυρο
Presentations:
See http http://www.kultur-nachrichten.de/weber/praesentationen.html Νέο παράθυρο


Updated:29-03-2012 23:50



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