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From: "T.Damjanov" <email@example.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Dec 1999 15:38:13 +0100
Subject: INES 2000 Congress: Second Announcement
From: Tobias Damjanov <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Co-ordinator for email communication
INES Congress ''Challenges for Science and Engineering in the 21st
INTERNATIONAL NETWORK OF ENGINEERS AND SCIENTISTS
FOR GLOBAL RESPONSIBILITY
Following the "First Announcement" of the INES Congress ''Challenges for
Science and Engineering in the 21st Century'' which I mailed to you
earlier this year, please allow me to send to you today the "Second
Announcement", the most recent and revised version of the Programme of
this Congress, including all organisational details needed.
Please do not hesitate to contact me for any questions you might have
with regard to this event.
CHALLENGES FOR SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING in the 21st century
Stockholm, Sweden, 14-18 June 2000
THE CONFERENCE IS ORGANIZED BY THE
International Network of Engineers and Scientists for Global
in cooperation with major organizations in the fields of science and
Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (KVA, Stockholm),
Royal Institute of Technology (KTH, Stockholm),
Swedish Council for Planning and Coordination of Research (FRN).
European Physical Society (EPS, Muelhouse),
International Federation of Commercial, Clerical, Professional and
Technical Employees (FIET, Geneva),
Swedish Engineers and Scientists for Nuclear Disarmament(SEANA),
The Swedish Pugwash Group; International Architects/Designers/Planners
for Social Responsibility (ArcPeace).
THE BEGINNING OF A NEW MILLENIUM
is an opportunity for reflection and looking forward. This is
particularly true for us, in science and engineering. This conference
will serve the purpose of providing analysis and perspectives, and
creating visions for the future role of science and engineering at the
turn of the millenium.
The background is demanding: Since its institution, science has been a
major force in society. Science has expanded our worldview, and at the
same time narrowed it. Technology has changed societies, lifestyles and
conditions in many spheres, most importantly in war fighting, economy
and health. Science and technology have been forces in their own right,
but have also been exploited by political, economic and military power.
Already when the modern scientific project was set into motion 400 years
ago by Galilee, Descartes and Bacon, its role in society was intended.
The intention may have been to seek knowledge for its own sake or to
improve living conditions of fellow human beings; but science has led us
to a world where the technology of war fighting is capable of
annihilating mankind, where large scale manipulation of the global
atmosphere takes place, and where exploitation of nature threatens to
undermine the living conditions for future generations. The situation
prompts us to examine the value basis and motivation of science and
scientists and to analyze the social institutions and structures in
which science and technology are being pursued. Even more important, the
situation challenges individuals and institutions of science and
engineering to reevaluate and clarify their intentions, to change them
in such a way that they might systematically contribute to the
development of a world of justice, a world without war, where basic
human needs are met, a world with a flourishing natural environment: to
a sustainable world in the next millenium.
WHO IS THE AUDIENCE?
The conference intends to promote a wide dialogue between different
actors in science and engineering: individuals, professional societies,
institutions, international associations, concerned non-governmental
organizations, governments, and industrial companies. It will follow up
on the results of the UNESCO World Science Conference in Budapest in
June 1999, and the Second Interdisciplinary Conference on the Evolution
of World Order (WOC) in Toronto, also in June 1999.
THE FORMAT OF THE CONFERENCE
is meant to embody the challenges for science and engineering:
* Some 20 workshops will be the main working stages of the conference.
The workshops will facilitate common search and clarification using
disciplinary competence and cross-disciplinary approaches. They are
centered on themes in four distinct areas:
A. Developing the culture of science and engineering;
B. Science and engineering for a finite world;
C. Humanizing the economy in a global context;
D. Steps towards comprehensive security and lasting peace.
* The workshops allow for ten hours of presentation and discussion. They
may include an afternoon excursion to a site connected to their subject.
All workshop groups of a theme area will come together for a two-hour
meeting to discuss subjects of common interest.
* The plenary presentations will highlight prominent subjects and draw
connections between the essential areas.
* The conference participants willbring in a broad spectrum of
contributions during the poster session. Inaddition, the workshop
conveners will display a summary of their workshop at the poster
* For special audiences, pre-conferences will be held on the day before
THE OUTREACH TO THE PUBLIC
will be promoted through public lectures during the conference and
through publications on the conference INTERNET site: www.ines2000.org
The relation between science and society in different world regions is a
core theme in several workshops.
THE CONFERENCE VENUE
is the campus of the Royal Institute of Technology, Valhallav=E4gen 79,
Stockholm. Part of the conference will be held at the premises of the
Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Lilla Frescativ=E4gen 4, Stockholm.
The pre-conferences will be held in Uppsala at various locations.
* Participants and organizations are invited to submit papers to the
conference with a written text of 1000 - 2000 words. If the text is
longer, an abstract or shortened version should be submitted as well.
Papers submitted before the conference will be linked to the conference
web page, to facilitate discussion and to allow participants to prepare
themselves. At the conference, these papers will be on display.
* Contributors are invited to prepare posters that give essential
findings and illustrations for presentation at the poster session.
Please inform the Conference Secretariat about your intention to produce
a poster, so that poster space may be reserved.
* No oral presentation of submitted papers will be possible in the
plenary sessions and in the workshops. Authors are encouraged to bring
copies of their papers for distribution during the conference.
IT IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED TO COMMUNICATE DISCUSSION PAPERS AND
ABSTRACTS TO THE CONFERENCE SECRETARIAT BY E-MAIL.
For registration fill in theappended form and e-mail it to the INES 2000
Conference Secretariat, INES2000@t-online.de
You may also use the form on the website www.ines2000.org.
The form contains information about conference fee and hotel
* Please fill in your hotel preference and your fee category. Fee
Paid before 15/04/2000:
Full fee (OECD countries) SEK 1000.- or DM 220.-
Reduced fee (non-OECD) SEK 500.- or DM 110.-
Junior fee SEK 250.- or DM 50.-
Paid after 15/04/2000:
Full fee (OECD countries) SEK 1300.- or DM 290.-
Reduced fee (non-OECD) SEK650.- or DM 145.-
Junior fee SEK 250.- or DM 50.-
In case of any uncertainty about your fee category, please contact the
Payments should be made:
# to a Swedish account in Swedish Krona to:
Svenska Handelsbanken Nyn=E4shamn, bank code 6196,
SEANA / INES2000, account no. 289 170 818,or
Postgiro 220603-5, Forskare och Ingenj=F6rer mot K=E4rnvapen;
# or to the German account in DM:
Postbank Dortmund, bank code 440 100 46, INES / R. Braun,
account no. 151 55-467.
* Hotel reservations should be made at the earliest date possible. June
is the busiest tourist and conference period in Sweden. After specifying
your hotel preference, you will obtain more information from the
* Participants of the pre-conference "Future science and technology
accordingto the younger generation" should contact the INES 2000 Student
ConferenceOffice, Cemus, Svartb=E4cksgatan 9, 753 20 Uppsala, Sweden for
additional information and for low-cost accommodation.
E-mail: email@example.com, Fax: +46 18 120769
See also the homepage: www.student.tdb.uu.se/~pugwash/ines2000
* Meals are not included in the conference fee. Lunches will be
available atcampus restaurants.
* Participants are expected to secure their own funds for travel and
lodging. The organizers have applied for limited funding to support
participants from less privileged regions.
Direct all correspondenceto the:
INES 2000 Conference Secretariat
Gutenbergstr. 31,44139 Dortmund, Germany
Tel: +49 231 575218, Fax: +49 231 575210,
13 June, 9.00 h - 14 June, 12.00 h.
The pre-conferences cover the following subjects:
1. Science and technology in the states in transition,
convener: Lars Ryd=E9n, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Science and technology in less developed states,
convener: Bengt Gustafsson, e-mail: email@example.com
3. Future science and technology according to the younger generation,
convener: =C5se Richard, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The conveners will provide detailed information about the
14 June 13.30 h - 18 June 13.00 h.
Details about the program can be found on the conference web page.
Great shifts in scientific thinking and human development in the last
four hundred years: Evolution and impacts of Western science
Hubert Laitko (Germany);
What kind of science and technology for 8 billion people?
Pentti Malaska (Finland);
Visions for the 21st century
Michael Gorbachev (Russia, to be confirmed);
Perspective for the physical sciences: Working with complexity and
Perspective for the economic sciences;
Gender, culture and the universality of science and technology,
Sandra Harding (USA);
Women challenge science and engineering,
Britta Schinzel (Germany);
Confronting and transforming the international economic and financial
system: a task for global governance,
Susan George (USA/France);
New paradigms for the engineering sciences,
Mona Dahms (Denmark);
Panel discussion on "Science, education and future universities,"
Anders Flodstr=F6m (Sweden), V.V. Krishna (India), a.o.;
The culture of responsibility: How to establish universal standards of
responsibilities of individuals and institutions,
Barbro Westerholm (Sweden);
Science by whom, science for whom: a southern perspective,
Ana Maria Cetto (Mexico).
EVENING LECTURES (Open to the public)
1. Forum on nuclear issues
David Krieger (USA), Alla Yaroshinskaya (Russia), Joseph Rotblat (UK)
2. From neo-liberal to people oriented economies.
WORKSHOPS (Conveners in brackets):
Theme Area A, Coordinator Guillermo Lemarchand, email@example.com
DEVELOPING THE CULTURE OF SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING
A1. Cultural and social change in a long term perspective
(Guillermo Lemarchand, Argentina, Sverker S=F6rlin, Sweden);
A2. The policy dimensions of science and technology strategies
(Hebe Vessuri, Venezuela);
A3. Towards a culture of individual and institutional responsibility
(G=FCnter Emde, Germany);
A4. Challenges and promotion of transdisciplinarity
(Uno Svedin, Sweden, Anne Buttimer, Ireland);
A5. Science, technology and education
(Gunnar Tibell, Sweden);
A6. Science and technology in the gender perspective
(Anne-Marie Berggren, Sweden, Ulrike Otto, Germany, Sandra Striewski,
Theme Area B, Coordinator Hartwig Spitzer, firstname.lastname@example.org
SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FOR A FINITE WORLD
B1. Spirit and rationalityof sustainability and the Earth Charter
Process (Frank Meyberg, Germany);
B2. Risk assessment of technologies in a larger context
(Per S=F6rup, Sweden);
B3. Inventing and refining sustainable technologies and services
(Hamed El-Mously, Egypt);
B4. Carrying capacity challenges;
B5. Modelling an open future: Potential and limits of modelling and
(Jane King, UK);
B6. Establishing and implementing environmental standards: Contributions
of scientists and engineers in a larger context
(Vera Calenbuhr, Germany);
B7. Global housing problems and the role of professionals
(Dick Urban Vestbro, Sweden).
Theme Area C, Coordinator Christer Sanne, email@example.com
HUMANIZING THE ECONOMY IN A GLOBAL CONTEXT
C1. Rethinking the dominant socio-economic paradigms
(Martin O'Connor, France);
C2. Changing the global financial architecture (Ren=E9 Passet, France);
C3. Local strategies in response to economic globalization
(Richard Douthwaite, Ireland);
C4. Steps towards a sustainable consumption;
C5. Economy and societies in the age of new information technologies
(Wolf Dieter Grossmann, Germany)
Theme Area D, Coordinator Armin Tenner, firstname.lastname@example.org
STEPS TOWARDS COMPREHENSIVE SECURITY AND LASTING PEACE
D1. Assessment of trends in armament and conflict resolution
(Peter Lock, Germany);
D2. The demilitarization of engineering and science
(Klaus Potthoff, Germany, Herbert Wulff, Germany);
D3. Abolition of nuclear weapons
(David Krieger, USA, Martin Kalinowski, Germany);
D4. Towards disarmament and the culture of peace
(Juan Guti=E9rrez, Spain).
More information about the workshops will be provided by the conveners.
Visit the conference homepage: www.ines2000.org
Conference chairperson: Armin Tenner (The Netherlands);
Vice chairpersons: Lars Ryd=E9n (Sweden), Hartwig Spitzer (Germany)
Prof. Ana Maria Cetto (M=E9xico), UNESCO Consultant;
Prof. Ricardo Diez Hochleitner (Spain), President of the Club of Rome;
Prof. Giacomo Elias (Italy), President of ISO;
Prof. George Galbraith (USA), Nobel Price Economics;
Dr. Mats-Olov Hedblom (Sweden), Environmental Manager, Ericsson;
Prof. V.V. Krishna (India), School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru
Prof. Ervin Laszlo (Italy), President of the Club of Budapest;
Prof. Jan Nilsson (Sweden), President Swedish Academy of Sciences;
Prof. Joseph Rotblat (England), Nobel Peace Price 1995;
Dra. Hebe Vessuri (Venezuela), IVIC, Department of Social Studies of
Stefan Bj=F6rnson (Sweden), secretary; Per-Eric Boivie (Sweden); Reiner
Braun (Germany); Ana Maria Cetto (M=E9xico); Bengt Gustafsson (Sweden); B=
Kjell=E9n (Sweden); Guillermo Lemarchand (Argentina); Bengt L=F6rstad
(Sweden); Chitralekha Massey (India); Dieter Meissner (Germany),
treasurer; Ulrike Otto ( Germany); =C5se Richard (Sweden); Lars Ryd=E9n,
(Sweden); Christer Sanne (Sweden); Joachim Spangenberg (Germany);
Hartwig Spitzer (Germany); Uno Svedin (Sweden); Armin Tenner
(Netherlands), chair; Alla Yaroshinskaya (Russia).
INES 2000 REGISTRATION FORM
City and country with postal code:
Conference fee (see announcement):
Number of guests:
Make a choice:
O Business hotel, SEK 1000.- single, SEK 1200.- double (125 - 150 US$);
O 2-star hotel, SEK 600.- single, SEK 800.- double (75 - 100 US$);
O Bead and breakfast, SEK 400.- single, SEK 600.- double (75 - 100 US$);
O Hostel (multibed) SEK 240.- pp (30 US$);
O Own reservation.
Fill in here your preferences:
Field of interest:
I register for pre-conference no.:
I intend to participate in workshop no.:
I will submit a paper (title):
VISIT THE CONFERENCE WEBSITE: www.ines2000.org
MORE INFORMATION ABOUT INES: www.inesglobal.org
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