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Conference Theme: “Food Safety and Security for the Twenty-first Century”
The First International Conference of the Asia-Pacific Society for Agricultural and Food Ethics (APSAFE2013) will be held at Chulalongkorn University from November 28 to 30, 2013. The conference will be a forum for exchange of research findings and networking among academics in various disciplines, as well as policymakers and other stakeholders on the topic of ethical implications of food and agriculture, broadly construed.
The conference is jointly organized by the Center for Ethics of Science and Technology and the Office of the Commission on Agricultural Resource Education(OCARE), a new organization at Chulalongkorn University that provides education to Chula students on agricultural and related topics.
The Office of the UNESCO in Bangkok and the European Society for Agricultural and Food Ethics (EurSAFE) are providing close collaboration.
There are four main themes at the conference:
-Ethical considerations pertaining to the distribution and trading of food and agricultural products
-Environmental aspects, sustainability, contextual issues surrounding food, forestry and aquaculture production (e.g., land use, related issues in philosophy of technology, etc.)
-Food policy and regulatory issues in Asia and beyond, educational issues in food and agricultural ethics.
The deadline for submitting abstracts is 31 May 2013. Secretariat contact Dr. Soraj Hongladarom at firstname.lastname@example.org
28-11-2013 till 30-11-2013