Call: Philosophy of Engineering and Artifact in the Digital Era (PHEADE) 7th Conference

Call For Papers:

Philosophy of Engineering and Artifact in the Digital Era (PHEADE)
7th PHEADE Conference

Conference’s theme: Ethics and Predictions of the Future of Technology. Technoethics in the Age of Surprise


  1. Humanism, Technology and Spirituality
  2. Ethics of Research in the Age of Surprise
  3. Religion on the Future of the Human Being in the Emerging Technologies Era
  4. Convergences & Divergences in the Ethics of Technology (Technoethics)
  5. Knowledge & Responsibility

We welcome suggestions for further topics, not included in the above list.

Place: Online community & Jnana-Deepa Vidyapeeth (Pune, India) – Graduate Students Building

Time: December 19-21 2014 (changed from December 28-30 2014)


  • ASSR (Association of Science, Society and Religion) – Jnana-Deepa Vidyapeeth (Pune, India)
  • ROSPHET/SRFIT (Romanian Society for Philosophy Engineering & Technoethics)
  • EPHES (Ethics Philosophy & Engineering in Society) Research Center
  • “Stefan cel Mare” University (Suceava, Romania)


  • Kuruvilla Pandikattu – ASSR (Association of Science, Society and Religion) – Jnana-Deepa Vidyapeeth (Pune, India)
  • Viorel Guliciuc – ROSPHET/SRFIT & – EPHES, Romania

Key speakers: (under completion)

  • Colin T. A. Schmidt
  • Job Kozhamthadam SJ
  • Adrian Nita

Scientific Committee: (under completion)

  • Alexandru Surdu, member of the Romanian Academy
  • Kuruvilla Pandikattu SJ, Jnana-Deepa Vidyapeeth University
  • Viorel Guliciuc, “Stefan cel Mare” University
  • Diab Al-Badayneh, Qatar University
  • Lorenzo Magnani, University of Pavia
  • Yolanda Angulo Parra, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
  • Peter Boltuc, University of Illinois Springfield
  • Bogdan Patrut, EDUSOFT, Romania
  • Iulian Rusu, Technical University “Gheorghe Asachi”
  • Stefan Stanciugelu, SNSPA, Romania

Maximum number of participants: 50

Working Language: English

Types of participation:

  • online – via Skype
  • online PechaKucha – via Skype
  • in person


  • September 30 2014 – abstracts (at least 400 words, 5 keywords)
  • November 30 2014 – full papers (up to 5000 words)

Submissions’ guidelines:

  1. Submit  abstract / full paper (in MS Word) to
  2. After submission we will use the  Easy Chair system ( ) for communication with you
  3. Abstracts/full papers received by the deadline will be (double-blind) peer-reviewed on a rolling basis, with the notification of acceptance/rejection within 14 days.
  4. In case of a multi-authored abstract/paper, the submitting author will serve as the corresponding author.

Registration fees: 50 USD (early registration), 75 USD (after the 1st of October 2014)

Registration fees could also be paid on site.

Attendance for all students of JDV: Free

Terms and conditions:

  1. The registration fee includes: attendance (virtual / in person), certificate of attendance.
  2. If the same attending author will present more than one paper, the fee for each additional paper is 25 USD.
  3. If a paper is multi-authored and more than one author will attend the conference (virtual or in person), each attending author needs to register separately and pay individual registration fee separately.
  4. In person attendees will cover their transportation, meal and accommodation.
  5. The best 10% of the papers presented will be published in an ISI indexed.
  6. The best 25% of the papers presented (the difference between 10% and 25%) will be published in an EBSCO indexed journal.

Publication: ISI indexed Journal (2016) or – EBSCO indexed Journal (2015)


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