Philosophy of Engineering and Artifact
in the Digital Era


an exploratory workshop

2009 February 6-8
“Stefan cel Mare” University of Suceava


PROGRAM


DAY 1: Friday,  February 6

08.00 – 08.30: Registration

08:30 – 09:00: Opening ceremony
Welcoming speech
Location: Senate Room

09:00 – 10:30: Plenary Special Session 1:
Chair:    Professor Viorel Guliciuc
Location: Senate Room
09.00 – 09.45: Key speaker: Professor Raymond Turner: Towards a Philosophy of Computer Science
09.45 – 10.30: Key speaker: Professor Engineer Dorel Cernomazu, Interferenta dintre inginerie si umanism

10.30 – 10.45: Coffee Break

Parallel Sessions

10.45 – 12.15: Parallel Session 1:
Chair:(cm.) Acad. Professor Alexandru Boboc
Location: Council Room
10.45 - 11.15:  PhD. Engineer Florin Munteanu: Quantum Technologies and Ethics in the Consciousness Society
11.15 - 11.45:Professor Engineer Romeo Danut Ionescu: Simturile si sentimentele robotilor
11.45 - 12.15: Professor Tudor-Sorin Maxim: Ethical problems in the knowledge society

10.45 – 12.15 Parallel Session 2:
Chair:(cm.) Acad. Professor  Teodor Dima
Location: Senate Room
10.45 - 11.15: PhD. Cand. Alexandre Mounnin: Folksonomies or the engineering of meaning and philosophy [ ONLINE - submitted as ppt due to technical problems]
11.15 – 11:45: Assoc. Professor Engineer Dan Milici: Philosophical problems of quantic physics in measuring processes and sizes
11.45 – 12.15: PhD. Ionut Isac: The ontology of technology - assumptions and meanings

10.45 – 12.15 Parallel Session 3:
Chair: Professor Traian - Dinorel Stanciulescu
Location: E 209 Room
10.45 - 11.15: Reader PhD. Bogdan Popoveniuc: What is technological mentality?
11.15 – 11:45: Assoc. Professor George Ceausu: Modelul Substanţă-Energie-Informaţie (SEI) în analiza sistemelor complexe
11.45 – 12.15: PhD Engineer Forin Munteanu: Orthophysics, from theoretical model to applications

10.45 –12.15: Parallel session4: (Poster session)
Chair: Professor Engineer Dorel Cernomazu
Location: Old Senate Room
Poster: Professor Traian D. Stanciulescu & PhD candidate Aritia Poenaru: Ecoy-sane Effects of Biophotonic technology
Poster: Professor Engineer Stefan Iancu: Locul ingineriei romane in Europa si in lume [CANCELLED]
Poster: Professor Engineer Virgil Moldovan & Dr. Eng. Elvira Filip: Implicatii umaniste ale tehnologiei [ONLINE - submitted as ppt due to technical problems]
Poster: Professor Engineer Virgil Moldovan: The Paradigms of Technology  [ONLINE - submitted as ppt due to technical problems]
Poster: Professor Emilia Guliciuc: Is there a Culture of Engineering? (in rom)
Poster: Reader PhD Maria-Rodica Iacobescu: Gândirea complexa la Edgar Morin [CANCELLED}

12.30 – 14.00: Plenary Special Session 2
Chair: Reader Bogdan Popoveniuc
Location: Senate Room
12.30-13.15: Key speaker: Professor Lorenzo Magnani: Moral Mediators and Engineering
13.15-14.00: Key speaker: (cm.) Acad. Alexandru Boboc: Filosofie si tehnica

14.00-15.30: Lunch

15.30 – 17.00: Plenary Special Session 3
Chair: (cm.) Acad. Professor Alexandru Boboc
Location: Senate Room
15.30 – 16.15: Keypeaker: (cm.) Acad. Professor  Teodor Dima: Logica, economie, tehnica [CANCELLED]
16.15 – 17.00: Keypeaker: Assoc. Professor Cristian Suteanu: The analog-to-digital transition and the change in information dynamics: implications for informational environmentalism [ONLINE - submitted as ppt due to technical problems]

17.00 – 17.15: Coffee Break

17.15 – 18.45: Plenary Special Session 4
Chair: Professor Tudor-Sorin Maxim
Location: Senate Room
17.15-18.00: Assoc. Professor Piotr Boltuc: A Philosopher's Take on Robot Consciousness
18.00-18.45: Professor Traian - Dinorel Stanciulescu: Principles of the brain-computer analogy: unconventional hypothesis of biophotonics

19.45 – Dinner

 

Day 2: Saturday, February 7

08.00 – 08.30: Coffee

08.30 – 14.00: Peripatetic session (Spirituality, Philosophy and Engineering in the Churches of Moldavia – UNESCO World Heritage)

14.00-15.30: Lunch             

18.30-19.00: Launch ceremony of the Romanian Association of Philosophy, Engineering and Tehnoethics
Location: Senate Room [delayed for Sunday, february 8, 11.50 a.m. - Senate Room]

19:30 – Banquet

 

Day 3: Sunday, Febryary 8   

08.00 – 08.30: Coffee

08.30 – 10.00: Plenary Special Session 6
Chair: Assoc. Professor Engineer Dan Milici
Location:  Senate Room
08.30-09.15: Assoc. Professor Kuruvilla Pandikattu: Human Engineering: A philosophical Analysis
09.15-10.00: Assoc. Professor. Colin Schmidt:Imagining Digitally-engineered Life.
Logical Constraints and Methodological Considerations

10.00 – 10.15: Coffee Break

10.15 – 11.45: Plenary Special Session 7
Chair: Professor Emilia Guliciuc
Location: Council Room
10.15 - 11.00: Professor Engineer Boris Plahteanu: Cultura inovationala pentru performanta si Scoala ieseana de Inventica
11.00 - 11.45: Assoc. Professor Gheorghe Clitan: Theory of Information between Philosophy and Engineering

11.45-12.00: Coffee Break

12.00 – 13.00 Plenary Special Session 8
Chair: Assoc. Professor Gheorghe Clitan
Location: Senate Room
15.30 – 16.15: Professor Viorel Guliciuc: Philosophy, Engineering and Tehnoethics
16.15 – 17.00:

13.00 - 13.30: Closing ceremony
Location: Senate Room