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Symposium Will Explore Ethics of Electronic Information Oct. 13-14
For release: Oct. 11, 2005
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An international panel of scholars and technology professionals will gather Oct. 13-14 in Memphis for a symposium that will examine ethical issues related to the proliferation of information, information technology, and the practice of information professions. The ninth Ethics of Electronic Information in the 2 st Century conference (EEI-21) will be held at the DoubleTree Hotel.

Topics will include identify theft, applied information ethics for informatics professionals, the ethics of open access and open source, and filtered Internet access for high school students.

Presenters will include Professor Fanie De Beer of the University of South Pretoria (South Africa), Geoffrey Sandy of Victoria University (Australia), Roger W. Vaagan of Oslo University College (Norway), and Dr. Wallace Koehler of Valdosta (Ga.) State University

The symposium is sponsored by the University Libraries of the University of Memphis.

More information about the symposium is available on the EEI-21 Web site, http://exlibris.memphis.edu/ethics21 or by contacting Annelle Huggins by telephone at 901-678-4482 or via email at ahuggins@memphis.edu.

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