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Schedule of Events

Friday, June 27, 2003

1:45-2:00pm Welcoming Remarks (Fulton 511)


2:00-3:00pm Concurrent Panels

Session One:

Law and Ethics of Document Retention and Destruction (Fulton 511) Judy McMorrow, Robert Bloom, and Steven Bauer

Session Two:

Trademarks, Digital Music, and Webcasting (Fulton 415)

Exporting Trademark Confusion Ann Bartow

Napster: A Case Study in the Ethics of Intellectual Property Mark Manion

Would Be Pirates: Webcasters, Intellectual Property, and Ethics Melanie Mortensen


3:00-4:00pm Concurrent Panels

Session One:

Issues and Trends in IT Ethics for IS Curriculum (Fulton 511) Antonio Drommi, Wendy Norfleet, Ron Kizior, Daniel Likarish, and Samuel Conn

Session Two:

The Ethics of Demands (Fulton 415) Alfred C. Yen, Joseph P. Liu, Henry Dinger


4:00-4:30pm Break


4:30-5:45pm Concurrent Panels

Session One:

Copyright: Legal and Ethical Issues (Fulton 511)

Copying Computer Programs for Friends Douglas Birsch

Copyright, Ethics and Teaching in a Digital Environment Shelly Warwick

Recent Copyright Protection Schemes and their Implications for Sharing Digital Information Herman Tavani

Information Licensing Transactions: Their Impact on Users, Copyright Law and Public Policy Margo Reder

Session Two:

Property and Ethical Disputes on the Web (Fulton 415)

Expertise on the Web: Distribution, Deception, and Deflation James E. Fisher James F. Gilsinan Ellen F. Harshman Frederick C. Yeager

Web Content Ethics C. Sivakumar

Ethics in Online Auctions Shouhong Wang


Saturday, June 28, 2003

8:15-8:45 Continental Breakfast (Foyer Area, Fulton 511)


8:45- 9:30 Keynote Address: “Ethical Disobedience” (Fulton 511) Professor Jessica Litman, Wayne State University


9:30-10:30 Plenary Session (Fulton 511)

The Open Source Code Controversy

Ethical Issues in Open Source Software Frances Grodzinsky Keith Miller

Molecular Biologists as Hackers of Human Data: Rethinking IPR for Bioinformatics Research Antonio Marturano

The Future of Open Source Code: Let the Market Decide Richard A. Spinello


10:30-11:00 Break (Foyer Area, Fulton 511)


11:00-12:15 Concurrent Panels

Session One:

Topics in Computer Ethics and Professional Responsibility (Fulton 511)

Computer Ethics through the Handbooks Porfirio Barroso

The Life Cycle of Computer Ethics Don Gotterbarn

The Relationship between the Uniqueness of Computer Ethics and its Independence as a Discipline in Applied Ethics Kenneth Himma

Professional Responsibility and the Emerging Ethics of Software Speech Robert Plotkin

Session Two:

Information Technology and Moral Behavior (Fulton 415)

Ethical Aide: A Demonstration of a Software Application for Organizing and Teaching Ethics Using the Utilitarian, Deontological and Virtue Ethics Models *(Software Demo and Presentation) John Buerck

Looking Beyond Traditional Values: Toward the Consideration of Identity in the Revolution of Information Technology Controversies Gaia Bernstein


12:30-1:30 Lunch [The Shea Room, Conte Forum]


1:30- 3:00 Concurrent Panels

Session One:

Issues in Ethical Theory and the Philosophy of Intellectual Property (Fulton 511)

Intellectual Property Rights in Software: Justifiable from a Liberalist Position? – The Free Software Foundation's Position in Comparison to John Locke's Concept of Property Kai Kimppa

Locke and Intellectual Property Rights Michael Scanlan

Casuistry and Computer Ethics Kari Gwen Coleman

Ideas, Expressions, Universals, and Particulars: Metaphysics in the Realm of Software Copyright Law Thomas M. Powers

Session Two:

Copyright, the Commons, and Authorship (Fulton 415)

J.Lo and the Intellectual Commons: An exposition on Copyright Expansion in the Digital Age. Kathrine A. Henderson

New Threats to Intellectual Freedom: The Loss of the Information Commons through Law and Technology in the United States Elizabeth Buchanan

Property, Propriety, and the Digital Public Sphere Rosemary Coombe and Andrew Herman

Can You Read Me? The Shifting Ownership of Appropriated Texts Michele White


3:00-4:00pm Concurrent Panels

Session One: Cybermedicine (Fulton 511)

E-Health, the Digital Divide, and Distributive Justice Keith Bauer

Cybermedicine and the Moral Integrity of the Physician Patient Relationship Keith Bauer

Beware! Uncle Sam Has Your DNA: Legal Fallout From Its Use and Misuse Marcia J. Weiss

Session Two: A. Safeguarding Privacy (Fulton 415)

Evaluating Technological Solutions to On-Line Privacy Problems Using FIP and HCI Principles Andries Barnard

Wearable Computing, Cyborgs, and Surveillance Ian Kerr

Session Two: B. Archaeological Ethics and Intellectual Property

The Archaeological Record, Archaeological Ethics and Intellectual Property Rights in a Networked World Neel Smith


3:30-4:00pm Break (Foyer Area, Fulton 511)


4:00-4:30pm Wrapup and Concluding Remarks (Fulton 511)


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