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[Athena] {Disarmed} 11th IFIP-WG9.2 NAMUR AWARD Call for Nominations

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  • From: Philippe Goujon <pgo AT>
  • To: emetis AT, athena AT, membres AT, irp AT, governance AT, voxinternet AT, jeremy AT, COMPUTER-ETHICS AT JISCMAIL.AC.UK
  • Subject: [Athena] {Disarmed} 11th IFIP-WG9.2 NAMUR AWARD Call for Nominations
  • Date: Thu, 30 Sep 2010 12:37:18 +0200
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Call for Nominations


Working Group 9.2 of IFIP-TC9 concerned with Computers and Society has created the IFIP-WG9.2 NAMUR AWARD. This award, biennial, is to be accorded for an outstanding contribution to the awareness of social implications of information and communication technology. The purpose of the award is to draw attention to the need for an holistic approach in the use of information technology in which the social implications have been taken into account. The contribution can be in the form of a publication, design, lecture, project or achievement of any kind within the spirit of the NAMUR AWARD.


Official reports, as well as all the necessary information, including the Nomination Form, may be found at  (and in the attached file)


Nominations for the 11th IFIP-WG9.2 Namur Award (to be awarded in 2012) must be sent before December 1st, 2010.


The winners:

1991:    Prof. Joseph Weizenbaum, MIT, Cambridge, Massachussets (USA)

1993:    Dr. Riccardo Petrella, Head of the FAST Programme, European Commission

1996:    Dr. Carlos-Alberto Afonso, IBASE, Community of people AlterNex, Brazil

1998:    Prof. Gunilla Bradley, Royal Institute of Technology, Kista, Sweden

2000:    Prof. Simon Rogerson, CCSR, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK

2002:    Dr Deborah Hurley, Harvard Information Infrastructure Project, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. USA.

2004:    Prof. Ian H. Witten, New Zealand Digital Library Project, University of Waikato, New Zealand

2006:    = Nigel Williams, Founder of Childnet International and Northern Ireland Commissioner for children and young people, UK

2008:    Prof. Daniel Pimienta, Founder of FUNREDES (, ICT4D, Santo Domingo

2010    Prof. Jeroen Van den Hove


We are waiting for your nominations. Many thanks for your cooperation.



IFIP-WG9.2 Namur Award Committee Chair

mailto:jberleur AT 

Philippe Goujon
Faculté d'Informatique - Computer Science Department
Rue Grandgagnage, 21- B 5000 NAMUR
32+81 72 5258 - FAX 32+ 81 72 49 67
mail.pgo AT
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Projets en cours:
Projet IG3T :
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projets européens:
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projet EGAIS (The Etical GovernAnce of emerging technologieS:
- New Governance perspective for integrating ethics into Technical development Projects and Applications)

It is not enough that you should understand about applied science in order that your work may increase man's blessings. Concern for man himself and his fate must always form the chief interest of all technical endeavors.
Albert Einstein

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