Twenty-second APPE Annual Meeting – Call For Papers 2013

Association for Practical and Professional Ethics

Twenty-Second Annual Meeting

February 28—March 3, 2013

St. Anthony Hotel in San Antonio, Texas

Call for Papers and Meeting Announcement

Call for Papers

This call invites individuals from all disciplines and professions interested in advancing scholarship, teaching and a general understanding of practical and professional ethics. The meeting is open to Association members and nonmembers alike.

Submissions are invited on applied ethical issues in all fields, including:

Business                                     Business                                                           

                                                               Engineering                            Government                                    


            Journalism and Media          

Law                                                              Medicine


Social Work

Submission on interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary topics that cut across professions are also encouraged:


Environmental                                                    Environmental

                                                                                                    Health Care

Higher Education


                                             Research Ethics

Submissions may include formal papers, panel presentations, roundtable discussions, case studies, and pedagogical demonstrations. In practice, one submission per person will be accepted.

We also encourage authors to submit a recent publication for an Author Meets the Critics session and/or Lunch with an Author.

Special Paper Competitions are:

    • Best Formal Paper by an Early Career Scholar-$500 prize
    • Karen M. T. Muskavitch Award for Graduate Work in Practical Ethics
    • Best Formal Paper by a Graduate Student-$500 prize
    • Best Formal Paper on Pre-College Ethics-$1,000 prize
    • Undergraduate Formal Paper Competition

All paper competition submissions must follow the Annual Meeting paper submission guidelines and must include a completed Submission Form indicating for which competition they are submitting a paper. Additional information on the special paper categories can be found here.  The submission form can be found at 2013 Submission Form.  For more information and submission guidelines, see Submission Instructions.

The Extended Submission Deadline is November 1, 2012

Bernard Gert

A symposium to honor the memory of Bernard Gert will take place on Sunday, March 03, 2013 at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics.  Professor Gert was regarded by many as one of the 20th century’s most important moral philosophers.

Those wishing to submit a paper for presentation at the Bernard Gert Memorial Symposium may discuss any aspect of Bernard Gert’s philosophical work or an extension of that work as it bears on practical and professional ethics.  For more information, see Bernard Gert Memorial Symposium.

For questions, call: (812) 855-6450

Important Deadlines

  • October 08    Lunch with an Author Submissions
  • November 1   Program Submissions
  • November 1   Paper Competition Submissions
  • November 25 End of Early Bird Registration
  • December     Notification of Program Presenters
  • January 14    National Ethics Bowl Team Registration ends
  • January 14    Publisher Ads deadline
  • January 18    End of On-Time Registration
  • February 3    Hotel Reservations deadline
  • February 11   Meal Reservations with Payment deadline

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