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1 Introduction and Opening Remarks
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... CEESAG noted that engineers and ethicists had not examined or discussed the difficulties such conflicts could pose for successful project comple tion. These goals of project sponsors and participants, which are often implicit, include protecting human welfare, ensuring social justice, and striving for environmental sustainability alongside the more often explicit goal of economic development or progress.
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... In pursuit of these goals, the workshop agenda included panel sessions, a roundtable, small group discussions, and plenary reports. There was also a planning session on the evening prior to the event and a wrap-up session immediately afterward that included members of the advisory group, session moderators, and leaders and rapporteurs of the small discussion groups.
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... Complexity in computer software means that changes in properties cannot always be predicted. Engineering natural systems such as the Everglades results in irreversible change; see his keynote address in National Academy of Engineering, 2004, Emerging Technologies and Ethical Issues in Engineering, The National Academies Press, Washington, DC.

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