We are living in the Engineering Era. However, the engineering / re-engineering simply cannot be used everywhere. Moreover, a good engineering / re-engineering is always a question of good knowledge management, eventually.

There are a lot of questions we are not well managing when exploring the relation between information, knowledge and wisdom. One of them is: What is the wisdom? Obviously, the big questions of the humankind could be inter-disciplinary or cross-disciplinarily treated. It is wonderful to have projects focused on wisdom (see the Arete Project of the University of Chicago).

However, in the Emergent Technologies Era, we need, even before even the defining, to establish which of the following questions is appropriate when debating / researching on the nature of the wisdom:- Re-defining the wisdom?- Re-thinking the wisdom? – Re-shaping the wisdom? Or – Re-inventing the wisdom?

The main tracks we are inviting you to participate are:
The sciences on / and the wisdom
The humanities on / and the wisdom
Wisdom in-the-making (from the engineering perspective)
Is there wisdom in the research of wisdom?
Information, knowledge and wisdom

We are inviting the philosophers, the theologians, the biologists (especially the neurobiologists), the economists, the psychologists, the engineers, the researchers from the literary studies, the writers, the artists, etc., to debate the theme and his tracks, between November 1 and 4, in Pune / Poona, at JDV Center for Science-Religion Studies, in the state of Maharashtra, India.

Send your extended abstract = 1200-1500 words to the organizers until December 31, 2011.

Scientific Committee (under completion)
Yolanda Angulo – Centro de Estudios Genealogicos, UNAM, Mexico City, Mexic
Piotr Boltuc – University of Illinois in Spriengfield, U.S.A.
Luciano Floridi – UNESCO Chair in Information and Computer Ethics, University of Hertfordshire, U.K.
Viorel Guliciuc – Romanian Society for Philosophy, Engineering and Technoethics, Suceava, Romania
Kuruvilla Pandikattu – JDV Centre for Science-Religion Studies, Pune, India
Lorenzo Magnani – MBR conferences organizer, University of Pavia, Italy
Marcin Schroeder – Akita International University, Japan
Shu-Kun Lin – MDPI, Basel, Switzerland
Joao Vila-Cha – Gregorian University, Rome, Italy

Your proposal will be analyzed by the members of the Scientific Committee based on the Reviewing Board’s ranking. 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 will 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 February 28, 2012).

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