5th International Conference on Ethics Education, Call for Abstracts


Note: Deadline extended to June 30, 2017

5th International Conference on Ethics Education

15-17 November, 2017.

Centre for Ethics, Yenepoya University, Mangalore, India.


The International Association for Education in Ethics ( was established in 2011 as a platform to promote education in ethics at a global level. Its objectives are (a) to exchange and analyze experiences with the teaching of ethics in various educational settings, (b) to promote the development of knowledge and methods of ethics education, (c) to function as a global centre of contact for experts in this field, and (d) to enhance and expand the teaching of ethics at national, regional and international levels.

The Centre for Ethics, Yenepoya University, Mangalore ( in Incredible India will host the fifth annual conference of the association in November 2017. Yenepoya University is the first deemed university in the district of Dakshin Kannada (South Canara) situated in the western port town of Mangalore, a halcyon and picturesque town close to the heavenly states of Kerala and Goa.

The conference program includes plenary sessions, parallel sessions (oral) and poster presentations. Abstract (500 words maximum) submissions for oral and poster presentations are open from April 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017. The Conference Scientific Committee will select abstracts for oral/poster presentation. Please attach abstract in the format given below by email to: Prof. Dr. Vina Vaswani, Director, Centre for Ethics, Yenepoya University, Mangalore, India. Email: For any other information email

Abstracts in English (MS Word, A4 size, default margins, Times New Roman or Arial, font size 12) are invited for topics in the following areas on ethics education: biotechnology ethics, business ethics, communication ethics, education ethics, engineering ethics, environmental ethics, ethics and biological sciences, ethics and law, ethics and professionalism, ethics and technology, healthcare ethics, research ethics, philosophical ethics, religious ethics, social sciences and ethics.

Structure your abstract using the following headings:

  • Contact details of the author(s). Please mark the presenting author with an asterisk after name.
  • Family name, given names (as appearing in passport)
  • Title preferred (Prof/Dr/Mr/Ms/Prof.Dr)
  • Current designation (if associated with an institution)
  • Institution/university with postal address
  • Address for communication: complete postal address with ZIP/PIN
  • Current email, telephone number (optional)
  • Abstract title
  • Keywords (not more than five, separated by commas)
  • Area of ethics education (see list above)
  • Abstract body
  • Background of the topic
  • Aim/purpose
  • Methods and/or philosophical perspective
  • Results, outcomes, and implications (Incomplete abstracts cannot be accepted)
  • Conclusion
  • Audio/visual equipment needed (Yes/No)

After review, you will be informed by email whether your abstract has been accepted. Selected abstract can be orally presented (max. 20 min. including Q&A).

This call for abstracts is available in PDF form here.


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