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CEPE 2023, May 16-18, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, USA

The Illinois Institute of Technology will be the venue for the 2023 conference of the International Conference on Computer Ethics: Philosophical Enquiry (CEPE 2023), which will be held on May 16-18, 2023. 

It will be co-hosted by the Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions and the Center for Cyber Security and Forensics Education. CEPE is a leading international conference that has played a significant role in defining the field, and is held biennially. It is organized by INSEIT in collaboration with the Ionian University Research Team, IHRC (Information: History, Regulation, and Culture).

Keynote Speakers:

  • Philip Brey, Professor of Philosophy, Twente University  
  • Helen Nissenbaum, Professor of Information Science, Director, Digital Life Initiative, Cornell University

Call for Abstracts |

Please submit all abstracts via EasyChair.

We invite submissions of extended abstracts for individual papers and proposals for symposia. Submissions on any topic on digital technologies are welcome, but, in keeping with the conference theme, we specifically encourage submissions on: 

  • AI and social media
  • AI Ethics 
  • AI in the military and warfare
  • Algorithmic bias 
  • Cyberharassment
  • Cybersecurity and warfare
  • Democracy and political implications of AI use
  • Ethical and equity impacts of cybersecurity resulting from a lack of security
  • Ethical aspects of human-robot interaction
  • Ethics of AI applications in medicine, education, transportation, and other fields 
  • Information access and search engines and other related topics.
  •  Privacy and user rights 
  •  Technology access and justice  
  • Unintentional ethical and equity impacts of cybersecurity stemming from strong security implementations
  • User-centered design and user experience 
  • and other topics related to risk, cybersecurity, securitization, internet studies, and the internet of things.


Extended abstracts and proposals for symposia shall be submitted via Easychair by November 16, 2022. 

Individual Papers:
Submissions should be prepared for blind review; please provide an extended abstract of 1000-1500 words; and provide a short abstract of 150-200 words suitable for inclusion in the conference program.

Proposals should indicate the title of the proposed symposium, a description of the topic (500-800 words); the list of participants, and the number of slots required. A regular time slot for a symposium session is typically 90 minutes. In exceptional cases, two slots may be available for a symposium.

Important Dates:
Extended abstracts and symposia proposals due: November 15, 2022.
Reviews due: January 31, 2023
Paper and symposia acceptance/rejection: February 5, 2023
Final full paper due: April 1, 2023
Conference: May 16-18, 2023

Full Papers:
Upon acceptance of the extended abstracts, full papers of 5,000-7,000 words are invited for submission (and for inclusion in the conference proceedings). Note that the submission of full papers is not mandatory, but it is required if you would like to have it considered for publication in one of the relevant journals.

We plan to publish the conference proceedings in the ACM International Conference Proceeding Series (ICPS).


Contact Information

INSEIT’s institutional support comes from the Ionian University - IHRC research team

Mailing Address:
IHRC-Ionian University,
School of Information Science
72 Ioannou Theotoki Street
Corfu 49100

c/o Keith Miller, Professor
UMSL, College of Education
1 University Boulevard
201 Education Admin. Building
St Louis MO 63121-4400
tel. (314) 516 4970

(t) +30 26610 87426
(f) +30 26610 46846

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