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Orkney College is delighted to host Professor Rogerson’s series of Lectures in May 2019. This particular lecture will look at the use of smart technologies in the tourism industry and how they could benefit a rural island community and will be exploring the societal and ethical impacts of such technology.
Professor Simon Rogerson (De Montfort University)
23rd May 2019 10am – 12pm
Venue: Orkney College Lecture Theatre
Open to all
Simon Rogerson is lifetime Professor Emeritus in Computer Ethics at the Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility (CCSR), De Montfort University.
He was the founder and is the current editor of the Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society.
He was the founding Director of CCSR, launching it in 1995 at the first ETHICOMP conference which he conceived and co-directed until 2013.
He became Europe's first Professor in Computer Ethics in 1998.
His most important research focuses on providing rigorously grounded practical tools and guidance to computing practitioners.
For his leadership and research achievements in the computer and information ethics interdisciplinary field he was awarded the fifth IFIP-WG9.2 Namur Award in 2000 and the SIGCAS Making a Difference Award in 2005.