Session talks

Robots, War, and Politics

Session 1 (Wednesday, February 14, 09.00-12.00)
Brian Bloomsfield, Lancaster University, UK; Theodore Vurdubakis, Lancaster University, UK

The Machine at War: On Killer Robots and the Rules of War

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Joanna Wilson, University of Glasgow, UK

Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems: The End of Humanity in International Humanitarian Law?

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Niklas Toivakainen, University of Helsinki, Finland Capitalism, Labour and the Totalising Drive of Technology

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Florian Saurwein,  Austrian Academy of Sciences and Alpen-Adria-Universität, Austria

Politics of automation: Risks and accountability in the domain of algorithmic selection

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Matthijs Michiel Maas, University of Copenhagen, Denmark Lessons from nuclear arms control for the responsible governance of AI development

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Morten Dige, Aarhus University, Denmark The Pragmatics of Robotic Warfare

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Artificial Sociality

Session 2 (Wednesday, February 14, 09.00-12.00)
Anna Strasser, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Germany  (Last affiliation) Artificial agents in the realm of social cognition

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Maciej Musiał, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland

Automation, the meaning of life and intimate relationships

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Aurélie Clodic and Rachid Alami, LAAS-CNRS, Université de Toulouse, France; Virginia Dignum,  Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands; Agnese Augello and Manuel Gentile, National Research Council of Italy, Italy; Frank Dignum, Utrecht University, The Netherlands; Javier Vázquez-Salceda, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Spain

On the pertinence of Social Practices for Social Robotics

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Kerstin Fischer, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark

Why Collaborative Robots Must Be Social Actors

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Session 5 (Wednesday, February 14, 14.30-16.00)

Catrin Misselhorn and Wulf Loh, University of Stuttgart, Germany

Autonomous Driving an Perverse Incentive

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Rikke Toft Nørgård,  Niamh Ní Bhroin, and Charles Ess

Robot Teachers: Towards a Phronetic Model for Future-Oriented Education Design

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Virginia Sanchini, University of Milan, Italy and San Raffaele Research Institute, Italy.

Humanoid robot for children with type1 diabetes: challenges and ethical implications of a supportive tool in the therapeutic process

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Session 10 (Friday, February 16, 10.30-12.00)
Wessel Reijers, Dublin City University, Ireland

Robots: in between labour and practice

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Philip Brey, University of Twente, The Netherlands Should Robots be Equipped with Emotions?

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Rebekka Soma and Jo Herstad, University of Oslo, Norway Turning away from an anthropocentric view on roboics

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Robots, Cognition, and Artificial Consciousness

Session 3 (Wednesday, February 14, 14.30-16.00)
Aura-Elena Schussler, “Babeş-Bolyai” University, Romania Robot Clones - New Perspectives in Robophilosophy and Technoimmortality

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Stacey Leigh Vorster, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Recognition, encounter, and vision, in the work of Zhou Song

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Fabio Fossa, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Italy

Purpose-built Artefacts or Special-purpose Human Beings? Robotics, Philosophy and the Law

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Roboethics

Session 4 (Wednesday, February 14, 14.30-16.00)
Frodo Podschwadek, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom Respect for Simulated Persons

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Hiroya Shimoyama, Nagoya University of Arts, Japan Deconstruction of Roboethics through the Concept “Robomot”

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Raul Hakli and Pekka Mäkelä, University of Helsinki, Finland Bad Arguments for Responsibility Sharing

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Session 6 (Wednesday, February 14, 16.30-18.30)
Edward Howlett Spence, Charles Sturt University, Australia and University of Sydney, Australia The Moral Life of Androids: Should Robots Have Rights?

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Bertram F. Malle, Brown University, USA From Binary Deontics to Deontic Continua: The Nature of Human (and Robot) Norm Systems

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Pak-Hang Wong, Universität Hamburg, Germany Ritualizing Robots

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Massimiliano Cappuccio Virtuous social robots, value creation, and social recognition theory

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Public Perceptions and Constructions of Robots

Session 7 (Wednesday, February 14, 16.30-18.30)
Jean-Paul Peronard,  Aarhus University, Denmark

The Valorisation of Robots in Robotics Research: A Conceptual Framework

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Rosanna Terminio,  Asecorp China – ZhongDao HR Business Consulting Co. Ltd, China and Eva Rimbau-Gilabert, Universtitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain

The digitalization of the working environment: the advent of Robotics, Automation and Artificial Intelligence (RAAI) from the employees perspective – a scoping review

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Michael Krauss

TBA

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Sophie Wennerscheid, Ghent University, Belgium New Networks of Desire. Intimate Human-Machine Relationships in Contemporary Science Fiction and its Implications for Robot Ethics

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Social Change

Session 8 (Friday, February 16, 10.30-12.00)
Biljana Biba Vicković,  ULUS member in nationally determined independent artistic practice in the field of expanded media, Serbia; Svemir Popić, Miloš D Jovanović, and Aleksandar Rodić, University of Belgrade, Serbia

Dragon Robot - innovative socially-useful robotic work of art that combines recycling and cultural awareness

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Jaana Parviainen and Tuomo Särkikoski, University of Tampere, Finland Growing Old in Robotic Cities

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Glenda Hannibal, Independent Researcher, Denmark and Søren Schack Andersen, Aarhus University, Denmark Acknowledgement of Workers in a Robot-Supported Society 

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Machine Ethics

Session 9 (Friday, February 16, 10.30-12.00)
Martim Brandao, Waseda University, Japan Moral diversity and equality of opportunity for algorithms in autonomous vehicles

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Arto Laitinen, University of Tampere, Finland What principles for moral machines?

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Vanessa Schäffner, University of Tübingen, Germany

Caught Up in Ethical Dilemmas: an Adapted Consequentialist Perspective on Self-driving Vehicles

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Session 11 (Friday, February 16, 14.30-16.30)
Leonard Van Roempaey, University of Copenhagen, Denmark Incompatibilities between cognitive law and autonomous systems

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Michał Klincewicz, Jagiellonian University, Poland Making Metaethics Work for AI

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Virginia Dignum,  Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands; Manuel Gentile, National Research Council of Italy, Italy; Frank Dignum, Utrecht University, The Netherlands; Javier Vázquez-Salceda, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Spain; Aurélie Clodic, LAAS-CNRS, Université de Toulouse, France Design for Values for Social Robot Architectures

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Satomi Sugiyama, Franklin University Switzerland, Switzerland

Exploration of expected interaction norms with a social robot in everday life: A case of twitter analysis in Japan

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