The 4th PHEADE (Philosophy of Engineering and Artifact in the Digital Era) conference is co-organized by the Romanian Society for Philosophy, Engineering and Technoethics and the JDV Centre for Science-Religion Studies under the umbrella of the generous theme: The wisdom in the Emergent Technologies Era.

Pune, India
JDV Centre for Science-Religion Studies
1-5 November 2012

Viorel Guliciuc – Romanian Society for Philosophy, Engineering and Technoethics
Kuruvilla Pandikattu – JDV Centre for Science-Religion Studies

Important note
Please use the Easy Chair system in order to submit your abstracts, using the link:
If you do not have an Easy Chair account, you have to create one first, in order to submit your abstract / paper.


Send your extended abstract = 1200-1500 words to the organizers until February 28, 2012.
Your proposal will be analyzed by the members of the Scientific Committee based on the Reviewing Board’s ranking, until March 31 2012.

The identities of the members of the Reviewing Board will be published in the conference’s program.
Due to the financial and logistic reasons, we have to limit the participants.

After the blind peer review, we will select only the best 5 -7 papers for each of the tracks, on the rule: first paper received, peer reviewed and accepted = first offering the possibility for the registration (no later than April 30, 2012)

- Registration Fees: 75 USD
- Accommodation (4 days of food and lodging; special banquet; pickup from Mumbai/Pune airport): 200 USD
- Social Program participation (for 1 ½ day trip to the world famous Ajanta-Ellora caves): 75 USD

Registration fees, Accommodation and the Social Program will be paid in cash, when arriving at JDV.

Important dates
Submission deadline: February 28, 2012
Acceptance / non-acceptance of the papers: March 31, 2012
Registration deadline: April 30, 2012
Papers submission deadline: June 30, 2012
Conference dates: Nov. 1(morning) – Nov. 5, 2012
Social program: Nov. 4-5, 2012
(arriving: October 31 and departing – November 5 or 6)

Pay attention to the visa requirements for India, please!

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