Professionals and Social Responsibility: Conflict or Congruence?

Conference to be held at the University of Waterloo
Siegfried Hall, St. Jerome’s College
16-18 March 1988

Keynote speaker, Wednesday evening
Jack Stevenson
University of Toronto, Department of Philosophy
author of Engineering Ethics: Practice and Principles
Thursday Morning: “Ethical Codes for the Professions”
Speakers: Mark Frankel (AAAS, USA), Stephen Unger (Columbia University, USA), Leonard Brooks (University of Toronto, Canada)
Panel: “Ethical Codes in Practice”
Chair: Conrad Brunk (U. Waterloo, Canada)
Panelists: Abbayann Lynch (Westminster Institute, London, Canada), Arthur Schafer (U. Manitoba, Canada), Will Waluchow (McMaster U., Canada)
Thursday afternoon: “Global Peace and Human Rights”
Speakers: Rose Sheinin ( U. Toronto), Israel Halperin (Canadian Committee of Scientists and Scholars), Anatol Rapoport (U. Toronto)
Panel: “Global Peace as a Professional Concern”
Chair: Tom Perry (Physicians for Social Responsibility, Vancouver)
Panelists: TBA
Friday: “Activist Groups”
Guest Speaker: Beth Savin ( U. Toronto)
Speakers: Margaret Keating (nursing), Gary Chapman (computer science), Karen Messing (health & safety), Michael Rachlis (medicine), Steve Shrybman (law), Jeffrey Tyndall (engineering); C.C. Gotlieb and Robin Cohen (educating future professionals), Willem Vanderburg (conference wrap-up)

Registration: $120 includes all sessions, 2 lunches, Thursday banquet. Special student price: $25 (banquet excluded). Preregistration is highly recommended.

For more information write:
Centre for Society, Technology and Values
University of Waterloo, PAS 2061
Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1
Tel: (519) 885-1211, ext. 6215