Friday, November 03, 2006

Public Talk by Charles Ess

The Center for Information Policy Research, School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, is pleased to announce Dr. Charles Ess, Distinguished Research Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, Drury University will lecture on “An Impending Global ICE Age?: East-West Perspectives on Information and Computer Ethics,” as part of his 2006-07 CIPR Information Ethics Fellowship.

A prominent philosopher and information ethics scholar, Dr. Ess is Co-chair, CATaC conferences, Vice-President, Association of Internet Researchers, and Professor II, Globalization and Applied Ethics Programmes, Norwegian University of Science and Technology. He has published extensively in the areas of History of Philosophy, Ethics, Culture, Technology, Computer-Mediated Communication, and Online research ethics.

Dr. Ess was selected as a CIPR Information Ethics Fellow to honor his prestigious contributions to the field of information and computer ethics, and in particular, his work on East-West perspectives on ethics.

While in residence at the CIPR, Dr. Ess will also lecture to SOIS graduate students on different cultural values and communicative preferences and their impact on effective web design. Dr. Ess’s work will be highlighted in the CIPR Occasional Papers, available at

Please join us Monday, November 13, 2006, 11:30, Bolton Hall, 521, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee campus. The lecture is also available via live video stream at