Congress final program

The organizing committee of the first “International Congress on Ethics in Science and Technology” is excited to announce the final program. Please take your time to explore the program and find out about the diverse and interesting sessions available. To view a downloadable version of the program please click here

Congress Poster


Important Dates and Deadlines

Congress Date: December 4-8, 2017
Deadline for Abstract Submission: September 22, 2017
Late Registration Deadline: November 21, 2017

Prof. Workineh Kelbessa

Workineh Kelbessa is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia. He is the author of Traditional Oromo Attitudes towards the Environment: An Argument for Environmentally Sound Development (2001), and Indigenous and Modern Environmental Ethics: A Study of the Indigenous Oromo Environmental Ethic and Modern Issues of Environment and Development (2011). He also published many articles in refereed journals and chapters in books. His research interests include environmental philosophy, African philosophy, comparative philosophy, development ethics, climate ethics, globalization, philosophy of love and sex, and indigenous knowledge. He is a former Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, and a member of the UNESCO’s World Commission on the Ethics of Scientific Knowledge and Technology, and the International Panel on Social Progress, a group of about 250 authors from around the world, designed to outline the basic principles and values on the basis of which social progress ought to be assessed.