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Seminar on Professional Ethics for Engineering

Fri., Oct. 29, 2021 12:30 p.m. - Fri., Oct. 29, 2021 1:30 p.m.

Location: Zoom

Seminar on Professional Ethics for Engineering
October 29, 2021
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Via Zoom
All are welcome and attendance is free but registration is required.

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The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science and the Department of Philosophy at the University of Regina are pleased to present a discussion / seminar focusing on general ethical reasoning and principles applied to cases and issues of interest to professional engineers, and students of engineering. A brief presentation of basic principles in professional ethics will be followed by discussion of prepared case studies involving, among others, issues such as conflict of interest, confidentiality, and privacy.



David Elliott (PhD, Toronto) is a professor specializing in ethical theory, professional ethics, and biomedical ethics, and also currently serves as Department Head of the Department of Philosophy and Classics. Dr. Elliott also serves as ethics representative on the Saskatchewan Health Authority's Research Ethics Board in Regina.



Eldon Soifer (D. Phil, Oxford) is a professor in the Department of Philosophy and Classics, and also currently head of the Department of Politics and International Studies. His areas of specialization include theoretical ethics, applied ethics (including professional ethics), political philosophy, and philosophy of law. Dr. Soifer also serves on the Ethics Board for the Saskatchewan Health Authority (Regina Area), and has served as a consultant to the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (2008).