Program Schedule

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Wednesday (14 February)


Room I UC,
Hörsaal C 1

Room II UC,
Hörsaal C 2

Room III UC,
AULA

Room IV UC,
Seminarraum III

09.00-12.00 Workshop 1: Transdisciplinary Reflections on Social Robotics in Academia and Beyond Session 2: Artificial Sociality ISession 1: Robots, War, and PoliticsWorkshop 2: Machines Without Humans // Post-robotics
Artificial agents in the realm of social cognition 
Anna Strasser
(9.00-9.30)
The Machine at War
Brian Bloomfield and Theodore Vurdubakis
(9.00-9.30)
Automation, the meaning of life and intimate relationships 
Maciej Musiał
(9.30-10.00)
Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems
Joanna Wilson
(9.30-10.00)
On the pertinence of Social Practices for Social Robotics 
Aurélie Clodic et al. 
(10.00-10.30)
Capitalism, Labour and the Totalising Drive of Technology
Niklas Toivakainen
(10.00-10.30)
Ritualizing Robots 
Pak-Hang Wong 
(10.30-11.00)
Politics of automation
Florian Saurwein
(10.30-11.00)
Lessons from nuclear arms control for the responsible governance of AI development
Matthijs Maas
(11.00-11.30)
The Pragmatics of Robotic Warfare
Morten Dige
(11.30-12.00)
11.30-12.30Reception, Registration
12.30-13.00

Welcome by Mark Coeckelbergh and the Organizers

13.00-14.15

Keynote I: Guy Standing

The Precariat in Platform Capitalism

Room I UC, Hörsaal C 1

14.15-14.30Short Break

Room I UC,
Hörsaal C 1

Room II UC,
Hörsaal C 2

Room III UC,
AULA

Room IV UC,
Seminarraum III

14.30-16.00Session 3: Robots, Cognition and Artificial ConsciousnessWorkshop 3: Working with and alongside Robots: Forms and Modes of Co-Working - Part 1 Session 4: Roboethics ISession 5: Artificial Sociality II
Robot Clones
Aura-Elena Schussler
(14.30-15.00)
Respect for Simulated Persons
Frodo Podschwadek
(14.30-15.00)
Autonomous Driving and Perverse Incentives
Catrin Misselhorn and Wulf Loh
(14.30-15.00)
Recognition, encounter, and vision, in the work of Zhou Song
Stacey Vorster
(15.00-15.30)
Deconstruction of Roboethics through the Concept “Robomot”
Hiroya Shimoyama
(15.00-15.30)

Robot Teachers
Rikke Nørgård, Niamh Ní Bhroin,  and Charles Ess
(15.00-15.30)

Purpose-built Artefacts or Special-purpose Human Beings?
Fabio Fossa
(15.30-16.00)
Bad Arguments for Responsibility Sharing
Raul Hakli and Pekka Mäkelä
(15.30-16.00)
Humanoid robot for children with type-1 diabetes
Virginia Sanchini et al.
(15.30-16.00)
16.00-16.30Coffee Break

Room I UC,
Hörsaal C 1

Room II UC,
Hörsaal C 2

Room III UC,
AULA

Room IV UC,
Seminarraum III

16.30-18.30

Workshop 4: Phronēsis and Computation: Current Perspectives

Workshop 3: Working with and alongside Robots: Forms and Modes of Co-Working - Part 2 Session 6: Roboethics IISession 7: Public Perceptions and Constructions of Robots
The Moral Life of Androids
Edward Spence
(16.30-17.00)
The Valorisation of Robots in Robotics Research
Jean-Paul Peronard, Christian Lystbæk, and Sladjana Nørskov
(16.30-17.00)
From Binary Deontics to Deontic Continua
Bertram F. Malle
(17.00-17.30)
The digitalization of the working environment
Rosanna Termino and Eva Rimbau-Gilabert
(17.00-17.30)
Growing Old in Robotic Cities 
Jaana Parviainen and 
Tuomo Särkikoski 
(17.30-18.00)
New Networks of Desire
Sophie Wennerscheid
(17.30-18.00)
Robots for elderly care institutions
Norbert Krüger, Leon Bodenhagen, and William Kristian Juel
(18.00-18.30)

Why Collaborative Robots Must Be Social Actors 
Kerstin Fischer 
(18.00-18.30)

19.00

Reception at the Town Hall

Formal Welcome by Sabine Köszegi (ca. 10min.) and get together for the organizers and participants

Thursday (15 February)


08.45-10.00

Keynote II: Oliver Bendel

Service Robots from an Ethical Point of View

Room I UC, Hörsaal C 1 

10.00-10.30Coffee Break

Room I UC,
Hörsaal C 1

Room II UC,
Hörsaal C 2

Room III UC,
AULA

Room IV UC,
Seminarraum III

10.30-12.00Workshop 5: Political Economy of Robots (Panel Discussion) Workshop 6: The Use of Social Robots in Key Business Activities (Panel Discussion) Workshop 7: Is Machine Consciousness Necessary for True AI Ethics? (Panel Discussion) Workshop 8: Exploring Ethical Responsibilities Through Democratic Participation and Expert Panel Discussion - Part 1
12.00-13.00Lunch
13.00-14.15

Keynote III: Hiroshi Ishiguro

Studies on Interactive Robots

Room I UC, Hörsaal C 1 

14.15-14.30Short Break

Room I UC,
Hörsaal C 1

Room II UC,
Hörsaal C 2

Room III UC,
AULA

Room IV UC,
Seminarraum III

14.30-15.30

Workshop 9: Yumi in Action! Ethics and Engineering as Transdisciplinary Robotics Performance

14.30-16.30 Workshop 10: Cultural Spaces and humanoid (s)care Workshop 11: Moral Status of Robots Workshop 8: Exploring Ethical Responsibilities Through Democratic Participation and Expert Panel Discussion - Part 2
15.30-16.30Poster Sessions
16.30-17.00Coffee Break
17.00-18.15

Keynote IV: Simon Penny

What Robots Still Can't Do

Room I UC, Hörsaal C 1

19.00Conference Dinner

Friday (16 February)


08.45-10.00

Keynote V: Raja Chatila

Ethics in Action - Considerations on Autonomous and Intelligent Systems

Room I UC, Hörsaal C 1

10.00-10.30Coffee Break

Room I UC,
Hörsaal C 1

Room II UC,
Hörsaal C 2

Room III UC,
AULA

Room IV UC,
Seminarraum III; Hof VII

10.30-12.00Session 8: Social ChangeWorkshop 12: Robotics in Japan: Local, Global, and "Glocal" Influences and Applications- Part 1Session 9: Machine Ethics ISession 10: Artificial Sociality III
Dragon Robot
Biljana Biba Vicković et al.
(10.30-11.00)
Moral diversity and equality of opportunity for algorithms in autonomous vehicles
Martim Brandao
(10.30-11.00)
Robots: in between labour and practice
Wessel Reijers
(10.30-11.00)
Virtuous social robots, value creation, and social recognition theory 
Massimiliano Cappuccio 
(11.00-11.30)
What principles for moral machines?
Arto Laitinen
(11.00-11.30)
Should Robots be Equipped with Emotions?
Philip Brey
(11.00-11.30)
Acknowledgement of Workers in a Robot-Supported Society 
Glenda Hannibal and
Søren Schack Andersen
(11.30-12.00)
Caught Up in Ethical Dilemmas
Vanessa Schäffner
(11.30-12.00)
Turning away from an anthropocentric view on roboics
Rebekka Soma and
Jo Herstad
(11.30-12.00)
12.00-13.00Lunch
13.00-14.15

Keynote VI: Josef Weidenholzer

TBA

Room I UC, Hörsaal C 1

14.15-14.30Short Break

Room I UC,
Hörsaal C 1

Room II UC,
Hörsaal C 2

Room III UC,
AULA

Room IV UC,
Seminarraum III; Hof VII

14.30-16.30

Workshop 13: Exploring Responsible Robotics Hands-On: A Conference Lab on Three Use Cases (SMOOTH Project)

Workshop 12: Robotics in Japan: Local, Global, and "Glocal" Influences and Applications- Part 2

Session 11: Machine Ethics II

Workshop 14: Self-Driving Fast Towards Us - Social and Ethical Implications of Autonomous Vehicles








Incompatibilities between cognitive law and autonomous systems
Leonard Van Roempaey
(14.30-15.00)
Making Metaethics Work for AI
Michal Klincewicz and
Lily Frank
(15.00-15.30)
Design for Values for Social Robot Architectures
Virginia Dignum et al.
(15.30-16.00)
Exploration of expected interaction norms with a social robot in everyday life
Satomi Sugiyama
(16.00-16.30)
16.30-17.00Coffee Break
17.00-17.30

Keynote VII: Juha Heikkilä

The EU perspective on Robotics & AI: economic, societal, research and policy aspects

Room I UC, Hörsaal C 1

17.30-18.00

Keynote VIII: Catelijne Muller

3 Challenges of AI Society (and How (not) to Address Them)

Room I UC, Hörsaal C 1

18.00-18.30

Discussion

Room I UC, Hörsaal C 1 


Saturday (17 February)


08.45-10.00

Keynote IX: Joanna Bryson

The Moral, Legal, and Economic Hazard of Anthropomorphising Robots and AI

Room I UC, Hörsaal C 1

10.00-10.30Coffee Break
10.30-11.45

Keynote VI: Robert Trappl

Robot Deus

Room I UC, Hörsaal C 1

11.45-12.00Conference Closing and Outlook