Call for Papers and registration

Call for Posters (open till April 15)

SPT 2009 welcomes high quality posters in all areas of philosophy of technology. Given the focus of this year’s conference, posters dealing with converging technologies and their social and cultural impact are especially welcomed. Engineers are warmly invited to submit an abstract.

Posters will be accepted on the basis of a submitted abstract. An abstract must be about 250 words in length) and submitted via email ( as embedded plain text or an attachment in RTF or WORD (no docx) or PDF format. Abstracts must be submitted no later than April 15, 2009. Authors will be informed of the decision by April 30, 2009.

The SPT conference series is recognized as the premier international event in philosophy of technology, with delegates from all over the world. Conferences are held every 2 years, alternating between Europe and the United States. SPT 2009 is the 16th conference in the series.

Organizing Committee:

General Director: Philip Brey, University of Twente

Scientific Directors: Peter-Paul Verbeek and Tsjalling Swierstra, University of Twente

Managing Director: Katinka Waelbers, University of Twente

Keep checking the conference website (currently in progress) at

Conference email address: spt2009(at)