Call for abstracts for the PRESCIENT International Conference

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The EU-funded Privacy and Emerging Technologies (PRESCIENT) project is hosting an international conference in Berlin from 27 to 28 November 2012 to provide a forum for the discussion of new approaches to assess the ethical and privacy impacts of emerging technologies. Topics of interest include, inter alia, privacy, ethical and surveillance impact assessment; innovation (in the context of emerging technologies) and trade-offs against social equity; ethical issues raised by emerging technologies; privacy by design; foresight; scenarios; the (in)adequacies of existing legal frameworks in addressing the social impacts of emerging technologies, and key challenges facing regulators in the face of emerging technologies. Deadline for abstracts is 10 October 2012. The full call for papers is available here.

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