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HUMANITIES AND TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATION
2005 ANNUAL CONFERENCE
OCTOBER 6, 7, 8, 2005
SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH
SNOWBIRD RESORT

CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT

The 2005 Humanities and Technology Conference presents:

A Dialogue on Technology and Human Life: Finding Meaning and Cultivating Humanity in a 21st Century Technological World

 

The 2005 HTA Conference is designed to encourage and cultivate continuing inquiry and dialogue on the relationship between technology and the future of humanity. We expect substantial attendance for a challenging and interesting program including leaders in their respective fields. The Conference will provide opportunities for (1) traditional Panel Papers, (2) small theme-based Discussion Groups, and (3) Student Papers from the next generation of teachers and scholars.

The topic areas and dialogue themes include:

  1. The Human Experience of Technology, including AI, robotics, human identity, biomedical technology, art, music, and spirituality.
  2. The Human Understanding of Technology, including technological progress, scientific and technological communication, technology and developing countries, the impact of new scientific concepts.
  3. The Social and Cultural Impacts of Technology, including culture consequences of technology, gender and equality, globalization, technology's impact on education, justice, and the future of the human species.

 

Co-Sponsored by

School of Computing, Engineering and Technology

School of Humanities and Social Science

Center for the Study of Ethics

at Utah Valley State College, Orem, Utah