APPE Annual Meeting
Association for Practical and Professional Ethics Twenty-Second Annual Meeting
The Twenty-second Annual Meeting will convene at the St. Anthony Riverwalk Wyndham Hotel, 300 East Travis Street, San Antonio, TX 78205, on February 28 – March 3, 2013.
The Twenty-second Annual Meeting, open to Association members and nonmembers, welcomes persons from various disciplines and professions for discussion of common concerns in practical and professional ethics. The meeting provides an opportunity to meet practitioners, professionals and scholars who share your interests. The Association for Practical and Professional Ethics was founded in 1991 to encourage interdisciplinary scholarship and teaching of high quality in practical and professional ethics by educators and practitioners who appreciate the practical-theoretical aspects of their subjects. The Association facilitates communication and joint ventures among centers, schools, colleges, business and nonprofit organizations and individuals concerned with the interdisciplinary study and teaching of practical and professional ethics. The Association is also the sponsor of the National Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl held at the Annual Meeting and the 10 Regional Intercollegiate Ethics Bowls held under its auspices.
Basic Schedule Outline
Annual Meeting Registration Opens
8 am National IEB Ethics Bowl Competition begins.
2 – 5pm Graduate Students Teaching Ethics Seminar
6:30 pm Book Resource Room Open House and Opening Reception for the 2013 Annual Meeting
7 pm Colloquium Dinner and initial programming
8 pm Ethics Bowl Final Round
8:15 am Formal Programming for Annual Meeting begins
11 am Plenary Session with keynote book signing immediately following
12:00 – 1:30 Keynote Lunch; Lunch with an Author; Topic Table Lunch; Colloquium Lunch
1:30 pm Formal Programming continues
6:30 pm Author Reception and Book Signing
7:30 pm Annual Meeting Award Ceremony and Banquet
8:15 am Formal Programming resumes
12:00 – 1:30 Lunch with an Author; Topic Table Lunch
1:30pm Formal Programming continues
4:45 pm APPE Members Meeting
6 pm Bernard Gert Memorial Dinner
8pm For Profit, An Annual Meeting Theater Experience
9 am Mini Conference: Bernard Gert Memorial Symposium
Noon Programming ends
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Otis Webb Brawley, MD will give the keynote address at the 2013 Annual
Meeting. He is the chief medical officer and executive vice president of the American Cancer Society and has recently published the book, How We Do Harm: A Doctor Breaks Ranks about Being Sick in America . He has been seen in interviews by Travis Smiley
, CBS, and others, as well as numerous print interviews including USA Today, the Oxford Journals, Huffington Post, and CNN
Dr. Brawley is a world renown cancer expert and a practicing oncologist.
A Companion Registration Rate
APPE is offering a special Companion Registration rate to support APPE members and Annual Meeting attendees who wish to bring a non-APPE member companion with them to the conference.
San Antonio is an exciting city with a rich history and diverse cultural heritage. While conference attendees are in meetings, APPE will provide their companions with an exceptional opportunity to participate in sightseeing tours of the city, see beautiful historical neighborhoods, visit art galleries and museums, and experience this dynamic community. Just a few steps out the door, companions will be able to take in the famous San Antonio River Walk with shops, fun places to see and eat, as well as convenient access to nature walks and jogging trails.
Leave the snow, ice, and cold behind and head for the sunshine! For all those suffering with the cold winter blues, San Antonio provides a warm weather break with average March temperatures in the low 70s. These are ideal conditions for exploring the sights and sounds of this jewel in the Southwest.
Companion registration also provides access to all of the Annual Meeting program sessions including the Keynote Address by Dr. Otis Brawley, Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President, American Cancer Society, and author of the stirring new book How We Do Harm: A Doctor Breaks Ranks About Being Sick in America.
The $40.00 APPE Companion Registration rate is for non-APPE members and those not working as an ethics educator, researcher, or professional who attend the Annual Meeting with a registered participant. Please contact the APPE Office if you have any questions regarding eligibility for the companion registration rate please contact Beth Works, Sr. Executive Assistant, APPE, 618 East 3rd Street, Bloomington, IN 47405, Phone: 812.855.6450 or Email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Submissions are invited on ethical issues in various fields (e.g., public administration, law, the environment, accounting, engineering, computer science, research ethics, business, medicine, health care, journalism, higher education) and on issues that cut across professions. Special consideration will be given to topics that deal with ethical issues which cut across at least two disciplines or professions and are co-authored by persons from different disciplines. Teaching demonstrations, discussion of moral education, and presentations on ethics curriculum development are welcome. You do not need to be a member of the Association to make a submission. Submissions will be considered in the following categories: 1) Individual Formal Papers; 2) Panels including Formal Papers; 3) Panels for Round Table Discussions; 4) Pedagogical Demonstrations for Teaching Ethics; 5) Case Study Presentation and Discussion, 6) Author Meets the Critics; 7)Lunch with an Author. You may submit materials in more than one category, but normally only one submission will be accepted for the program for all except the Author Meets the Critics and Lunch With an Author sessions.
Authors – please note – we are actively seeking book submissions. Please let us know if you would like your book considered for a Lunch with Author or Author Meets the Critics session.
NOTE: The Submission Form email link is not working for some colleagues with different versions of Adobe or who do not use Microsoft Outlook. Please, try to either save the form to your desktop or print it to a pdf and attach it to your email.
New Opportunity: ICIA Co-Registration
We are offering a co-registration price for those interested in attending the 2013 Annual International Conference on Academic Integrity, which is being held in San Antonio immediately prior to our 2013 Annual Meeting. It is listed as an option on our Registration page.
ICIA will hold its 2013 Annual International Conference on Academic Integrity: Tuesday – Thursday, February 26-28, 2013 at the Historic Menger Hotel in San Antonio. The theme for 2013 is “Academic Integrity Comes of Age.” Registration will be opening soon, and the call for proposals is open. Please visit the ICIA events website to learn more:
The Twenty-second Annual Meeting will convene at the St. Anthony Riverwalk Wyndham Hotel, 300 East Travis Street, San Antonio, TX 78205. For reservations, call 210-227-4392 or 1-800-Wyndham. Identify yourself with the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics to receive the meeting room rate of $129 single or double plus tax per night. Note: The deadline for hotel reservations at the meeting rate is February 3, 2013.
The Hotel has provided us with a reservation link: The St. Anthony Riverwalk Wyndham Hotel. Please make sure that Association for Practical and Professional Ethics 22nd Annual Meeting appears on the page before booking your reservation. Our Group code will be entered automatically for you on the reservation page. This will present you with the group rate and show what rooms are available. Please contact the hotel at the reservation number above if you experience any trouble with the hotel weblink.
Please, be aware that you will need to alter the dates by clicking the ‘Reservations’ tab at the top left of the page (see above image). Once you click the Reservations tab and alter the dates, click ‘Find it’ and the select your bed/room choice.
Transportation to San Antonio is served by the San Antonio International Airport (SAT). Transportation from the airport:
Shuttles Service: GO Airport Shuttle is San Antonio International Airport’s authorized and single shared- ride shuttle service. Shuttles depart from 7 a.m. to 1:30 a.m. daily to downtown hotels every 15 minutes. Passengers may purchase tickets at the airport’s baggage claim area. $18.00 per person to downtown hotels or $34.00 for a round trip ticket. Book online and receive an additional discount. Online rates are $17.00 to downtown hotels and $32.00 for a roundtrip ticket. Visit www.saairportshuttle.com or call 210.281.9900 for additional information.
Taxicab Service: Taxi cabs are available at the lower level curbside, outside of baggage claim, at Terminal A & B. For assistance, please contact the Airport Ground Transportation employee (wearing red shirt). Fare to San Antonio downtown areas are approximately $25 to $29 (U.S.) per taxicab. (Up to 6 may share a cab, if both luggage and passengers fit safely.) Find more information at:
VIA Metropolitan Transit is San Antonio’s public transportation agency offering service throughout the city including streetcar service within the downtown area.
To get downtown from the airport:
- Go to the Lower Roadway (Arrivals/Baggage Level in Terminal A and B), across the marked crosswalk to the outer curb.
- VIA’s stop will be halfway between Terminals A & B, clearly marked.
- You will catch VIA bus route 5, which operates everyday, and can get to beautiful downtown San Antonio in about 30 minutes for only $1.10.
Once in the downtown area, VIA’s streetcar service offers stops to or near most hotels, restaurants, the convention center and many visitors hot spots.
For more details, visit www.viainfo.net or call 1.866.362.2020.
Early Bird Registration ends November 25, 2012
On-Time Registration ends January 18, 2013
Late Registration Fees apply beginning January 19, 2013
Registration for the Annual Meeting for the Association is online. In addition to furthering a greener initiative, this new system will expedite the registration process and provide an instant confirmation by email.
You may choose to pay online using our secure payment gateway, or send your payment by check or wire. No matter your form of payment, your registration will be saved and you will get an instant confirmation/invoice by email. You will be able to update your registration at a later date with specific meeting and meal selections. Simply keep track of your user name and password and the emailed receipt to enter the Registration Update site (use the URL listed at the bottom of your receipt) and update your record.
If you have lost your receipt or have issues with the Update URL, please contact the office: 812-855-6450 or email@example.com .
The link for registration is here:
Please, remember the New This Year items:
- Companion Rate
- Ethics Center Colloquium Dinner
- “For Profit” Play Opportunity
- Co-Registration with ICAI
- Bernard Gert Memorial Dinner
- Friday Lunch with Keynote Speaker, Dr. Otis Webb Brawley, M.D.
Members who need to pay for registration and membership at the same time, please call the APPE office at: 812-855-6450 BEFORE registering for the Annual Meeting.
Please Note: Please, make sure that you have updated your APPE Membership to register at the membership rate.
Registration fees are not required with submissions, but are due two weeks after you have received notification of acceptance of your submission. Please note that persons on the program are expected to pay the registration fee. The registration fee will be paid by the Association for full-time graduate and undergraduate students whose papers are formally reviewed and accepted for presentation. On-Time registration ends January 18, 2013. Persons paying after January 18, 2013 will pay the late registration fee. (Early Bird registration rates are available before November 25, 2012***Extended to December 7, 2012 for those already planning to attend the Annual Meeting.)
New Feature at the Annual Meeting
We are offering a new feature for lunch at the Annual Meeting – Table Topics. At lunch, we will identify tables for informal conversation around topics of special interest. Topics may be on any area of practical and professional ethics including, for instance, current ethical issues in the news, ideas on how best to teach an area of practical ethics, career options and advancement, or new uses and abuses of technology in the classroom or workplace. Please send us an email to let us know a topic you would like to lead or participate in at a Lunch Table Topic discussion with fellow APPE attendees. Tables will also be available for those who prefer impromptu discussion.
We will email the list of proposed Table Topics in December to the APPE Listserv. The Lunch Table Topics joins our long established and highly successful Lunch with Author option for lunch on Friday and Saturday.
Seventeenth Intercollegiate Ethics Bowlsm
Ethics Bowl is a team competition that combines the excitement and fun of a competitive game with an innovative approach to education in practical and professional ethics. On Thursday, February 28, 2013, thirty two teams of undergraduates who qualify at ten regional competitions will participate in the Seventeenth National Intercollegiate Ethics Bowlsm
Competition. See our Ethics Bowl link for more information about the February 28th competition, for information about the regional competitions in the fall, and for information about registering Ethics Bowlsm competitors to attend the Annual Meeting.
Colleges and universities across the United States and throughout the world who competed in the IEB’s Regional Competitions are invited to enter teams of undergraduate students in the Associations’ Seventeenth Intercollegiate Ethics Bowlsm. Attendance is open to Annual Meeting attendees and the general public.
For competitors who wish to also attend the Association’s Annual Meeting, the Association will pay the Annual Meeting registration fee for the first 70 actively competing Ethics Bowl team members who register for the Annual Meeting, provided that they register for the Annual Meeting before January 13, 2013.
Thirty-two teams will be selected from regional ethics bowls. To enter a team or for more information, please contact: Pat Croskery, IEB Executive Board Chair, Ohio Northern University, PH (419)772-2197. Email firstname.lastname@example.org; or visit our Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl (IEB) web page.
More Pages of Interest for the Annual Meeting
October 08 Lunch with an Author Submissions
October 15 Program Submissions Postmark Deadline **Extended Deadline!!** November 1, 2012
October 29 Paper Competition Submission Postmark Deadline
November 25 End of Early Bird Registration
December Notification of Program Presenters
January 02 Deadline for AV Changes
January 14 National Ethics Bowl Team Registration Deadline
January 14 Deadline for Publisher Ads
January 18 End of On-Time Registration
February 03 Deadline for Hotel Reservations
February 11 Deadline for Written Cancellation for Refund
February 11 Deadline for Meal Reservations with Payment
February 11 Deadline for Meal Cancellations