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the fifth annual

Rocky Mountain Ethics Congress


an international conference geared to offer the highest quality, highest altitude discussion of ethics, broadly conceived

Eaton Humanities Building

University of Colorado, Boulder

August 9-12, 2012


The Center for Values and Social Policy in the Philosophy Department at the University of Colorado, Boulder is pleased to announce the fifth annual RoME congress. 



Julia Annas (University of Arizona)

Jeff McMahan (Rutgers University)
Thomas Christiano (University of Arizona)

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Current Schedule

Full Program and

Full Papers (Password Protected).

Program begins: 12:00 PM, August 9

Program ends: 6:00 PM, August 12


Contacts/Organizers of RoME


Benjamin Hale (
Alastair Norcross (

Grad Student/Research Assistant:
Duncan Purves (
Ryan Jenkins (




Main Papers: 30 minutes or 4500 words, whichever is shorter

Comments: 10-15 minutes

Q&A: Remaining Time

Session Length: 75 minutes total


Poster Presentations: Approx 80 minutes

Size: Approx. 38" x 46"

Travel to Boulder:

Apart from renting a car, there are several easy travel options available for those flying into DIA. Find more information here.

Hotel Information:

We have approximately 108 blocked rooms at local hotels, though Boulder has a range of other accommodation options. Find more information here. Be sure to check a map for your hotel location, as some are not within (reasonable) walking distance of the University.

Things to do in Boulder:

More information coming soon. In the meantime, here are some points of interest that we recommend. We strongly recommend printing out this map or enlarging to view the full map. Please note that there are many more restaurants and bars than those listed on the Googlemap. (A comprehensive list of restaurants can be found here.) Our list is aimed to give participants in the RoME conference a few tips about where to head for drinks and dinner after the plenaries. For short explanations of each establishment and why we recommend it to you, click HERE:


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