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SIENNA final conference: 10-12 March

Ethics, Human Rights & Emerging Technologies Ethics, Human Rights & Emerging Technologies SIENNA conference    The final conference of the SIENNA project, with keynotes, panels, and presentations of and discussions on project results, will take place on March 10 – 12, over Zoom.  All are invited to register for free.  There will be four afternoon and…

Policy options for the ethical governance of disruptive technologies

23 March 2021, 13.00 – 18.30 hr   The SHERPA, SIENNA and PANELFIT projects and the European Parliament’s Science and Technology Options Assessment panel (STOA) invite you to a joint online event on 23 March 2021, where we will discuss the ethical, social and legal impact of emerging technologies and put forward our proposals for…

Responsible Innovation in Data-Driven Biotechnology – Ph.D. defence – Koen Bruynseels

Technical University of Delft Delft,

All are most welcome to join Koen's defence starting on Thursday 29th April 2021 at 14.30 online using this weblink. A short summary: Innovations in biotechnology increasingly shape our societies and our planet. They open up novel avenues in societally important fields like medicine, agriculture, and the production of chemicals and materials. Innovation though is…

Society for Philosophy and Technology (SPT) conference 2021

Technologies are always more than the sum of their mechanical parts. Indeed, technologies are entangled in symbolic forms of a social and cultural nature. Technologies also contribute to the construction of new worldviews and new forms of life. Technological imaginaries are far more than phantasies detached from technological innovation. They are at the heart of…

Inaugural lecture Professor Marianne Boenink

Aankondiging Oratie donderdag 7 oktober 2021 Prof. dr. Marianne Boenink, hoogleraar aan de Radboud Universiteit / Faculteit der Medische Wetenschappen met de leeropdracht Ethiek van de gezondheidszorg geeft op donderdag 7 oktober 2021 om 15.45 uur precies een college getiteld: Zorgen voor morgen Over ethiek, technologie en vooruitdenkende gezondheidszorg De academische zitting vindt plaats in…

Ph.D. Defence Mayli Mertens, University of Twente

Responsible Prediction under Critical Uncertainty: an epistemic analysis of neuroprognostic innovation practices after cardiac arrest Prognostic tools for coma after cardiac arrest are limited and patients’ outcomes are always uncertain. This uncertainty poses a moral dilemma for family and professionals: discontinuing treatment risks that a patient with good neurological prospects dies, while continuing treatment risks that…

Ph.D. Defence Naomi Jacobs, Eindhoven University of Technology. 

‘Values and Capabilities: Ethics by Design for Vulnerable People’ On Wednesday September 29th at 16.00 Naomi Jacobs will defend her thesis ‘Values and Capabilities: Ethics by Design for Vulnerable People’. The defence can be attended online . Many know the pleasure of unhealthy habits. Perhaps you enjoy drinking a glass of wine or two, smoking…

Conference Changing Values, Changing Technologies – Call for registration

Changing Values, Changing Technologies International Research Conference, Delft University of Technology We kindly invite you to register for the upcoming international conference Changing Values, Changing Technologies.  Below you will find a description of the conference. For more details see https://www.aanmelder.nl/erc_conference_changing_values_changing_technologies The conference will take place in Delft, 12 & 13 October 2021 Confirmed keynote speakers…

IT’S ALIVE! 4TU.Ethics Bi-annual Conference 14-15 October 2021 – Registration now open

Registration is now open! Please register for your participation using this link here. IT'S ALIVE! Novel technologies enable us to manipulate and shape phenomena that have long been taken to be given and natural. At the same time, our control of nature is limited, as the covid-19 pandemic and climate change show. Moreover, technologies themselves…

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