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Symposium on Mediating morality: Using unmanned aerial systems for decision making in moral situations

Symposium on Mediating morality: Using unmanned aerial systems for decision making in moral situations.

Tuesday 21 January 2014, Eindhoven University of Technology, 10:00 – 17:00

Location: TU/e campus, Traverse building, Dorgelo Room (1.52)

Program: http://p-e.ieis.tue.nl/node/132

 Following the increasing civil and military deployment of unmanned aerial vehicles, an intense public debate on the positive and negative effects of drones has emerged. The ECIS symposium “Mediating morality: Using unmanned aerial systems for decision making in moral situations” focuses on how the use of drones affects decision-making in moral situations. Current research in moral philosophy and moral psychology provides no clear answers regarding the effects that drones have on moral decision making. The aim of the workshop is to bring together stakeholders and researchers in the field of technology, philosophy and psychology to discuss the consequences of using drones. The goal of the symposium is to share insights from theory and practice on technological mediation in moral situations and combine insights from these diverse disciplines to guide future interdisciplinary work.

Participation in the symposium is free, but registration is required. You can register for the program by emailing Rianne Schaaf (m.j.schaaf@tue.nl). For more information about the program, please contact Bart van Bezooijen (b.j.a.v.bezooijen@tue.nl). Lunch will be provided by the organisation. For more information about the program, please refer to the website: http://p-e.ieis.tue.nl/node/132. The directions to the TU/e can be found via the link: http://www.tue.nl/contact-menu/contact/.