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November 2019

7th Annual OZSW conference

November 15, 2019 - November 16, 2019

The seventh annual OZSW conference (The Dutch Research school of Philosophy) will take place on Friday 15th and Saturday 16th November 2019 at the University of Amsterdam. Keynote speakers Anne Phillips (London School of Economics) Barbara Vetter (Freie Universität Berlin) Pauline Kleingeld (Rijksuniversiteit Groningen) Ruth Sonderegger (Academy of Fine Arts Vienna) Primary target group: Senior Researchers, PhD students, ReMa students Organizing Committee Maria Aloni Hein van den Berg Robin Celikates Stefan Niklas Thomas Nys

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The Future of Warfare: AI and Autonomous Weapons

November 27, 2019 @ 5:15 pm - 7:30 pm
The Future of Warfare: AI and Autonomous Weapons

On Thursday, November 27th the Netherlands Atlantic Youth and study association L.S.A. Custodia organize a program themed: ‘The Future of Warfare: AI and Autonomous Weapons At our event we will look into the deployment of AI in warfare, focusing specifically on autonomous weapon systems. We will explore current and (possible) future developments in this field, the implications of these developments for warfare, as well as some different perspectives on these weapon systems. Program Date: November 27th Time: 5.15 – 7.30…

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December 2019

Ph.D. Defence: Marjolein Lanzing ’The Transparent Self: a normative investigation of changing selves and relationships in the age of the quantified self

December 11, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Technical University of Eindhoven, Netherlands

On Wednesday December 11th at 11:00 (location: Atlas Building, Room 0.710, TU Eindhoven) Marjolein will be defending her thesis 'The Transparent Self: a normative investigation of changing selves and relationships in the age of the quantified self'.   Self-tracking, the quantification of one’s body and behaviour through the use of wearables and apps, has become a popular practice. Self-tracking is celebrated as ‘empowering’, as a means to improve one’s self-management and the management of one’s social relationships. At the same time, self-tracking also raises…

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February 2020


February 18, 2020

Registration open for LAILEC 2020 “The Good, the Bad and the Regulated: In Search of a Common Denominator for AI in Business and Society” 18 February 2020. Leuven. KU Leuven Centre for IT & IP Law has the pleasure to announce the second edition of its Leuven AI Law & Ethics Conference (LAILEC) – #LAILEC2020. The event will take place on 18 February 2020 in Leuven. LAILEC continues its tradition of keeping its audience informed about the latest trends in the crossroad…

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February 20, 2020
Vilnius Lithuania

While the unprecedented technological advances in information technologies, robotics, AI, and related fields in recent decades have had a number of positive effects in almost every area of human life, they have also brought significant concerns in how the rapidly growing development and utilization of smart technologies impinge on future law, ethics, and (legal) education. Some of the significant issues are, for example, machine bias in law, autonomous transportation and legal responsibility, the concept of legal personhood and AI machines,…

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March 2020

2020 SRA-E Benelux Conference: The Risk-Technology Nexus and socially disruptive technologies

March 24, 2020
Technical University of Eindhoven Netherlands

Society for Risk Analysis-Europe Benelux Conference 2020, March 24 The Risk-Technology Nexus and socially disruptive technologies  Organised by SRA-E Benelux Chapter in cooperation with the Center for Humans and Technology of the Eindhoven University of Technology   The 2020 SRA-E Benelux Conference focuses on the theme: “The Risk-Technology Nexus”. Risk and technology are intricately linked to each other. Technologies can contribute to risk reduction, but often also introduce new risks. Think for example about ultra-deep geothermal energy, which can reduce global risks…

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October 2020

Philosophy of Risk – OZSW & 4TU.Ethics course

October 26, 2020 - October 30, 2020

The Dutch Research School of Philosophy (OZSW) and Eindhoven University of Technology invite PhD students and ReMa students in philosophy to register for the course Philosophy of Risk to take place from 26-30 October 2020. Organizing university Eindhoven University of Technology   Date(s) 26-30 October 2020 Location Eindhoven University of Technology, Atlas Building. Please note that there will also be an option to attend the course digitally. Type of activity 5-day seminar course (digital and in-person hybrid) 5 ECTS Primary target group PhD students…

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November 2020

4TU.Ethics Annual Research Day 2020 – Connection in a disconnected system

November 4, 2020

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December 2020

2020 OZSW Annual Conference

December 11, 2020 - December 12, 2020
2020 OZSW Annual Conference

2020 Conference – Important Deadlines Due to the current restrictions and uncertainties caused by the COVID-19 measures, it has been decided to postpone the 2020 OZSW Annual Conference, which was due to take place on 11-12 December 2020, at Tilburg University. The conference will now take place at Tilburg, in the winter of 2021 (exact date, and further details to the be announced in due course). So that Dutch-based philosophers will still have the opportunity to present their research and…

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January 2021

Philosophy of Responsible Innovation 2021 – OZSW & 4TU.Ethics course

January 13 - January 21

 The Dutch Research School of Philosophy (OZSW), Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) and Wageningen University invite PhD students in philosophy to register for the course “Philosophy of Responsible Innovation” to take place from January 13th – 21st 2021. Organising Universities Wageningen University – Vincent Blok ( Delft University of Technology – Ibo van de Poel ( PhD course on Philosophy of Responsible Innovation, January 13-21 2021 in Wageningen and Delft (The Netherlands) for Research Master and Ph.D. students. About the topic…

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