IEEE TechEthics Conference

On 13 Oct, 2017

At National Academy of Sciences Building, Washington DC 2101 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC 20418, USA

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Advancing technology for the benefit of humanity is the IEEE tagline. In order for technology to benefit humanity, it is essential to address ethical concerns and societal implications.

The IEEE TechEthics Conference serves as the IEEE TechEthics program's flagship event, featuring luminaries in technology, philosophy, ethics, policy development and more. At the 2017 conference, a team of experts will address significant and provocative questions related to artificial intelligence, neuroscience, autonomous transportation, ethics education, and other key aspects of the technology ethics landscape. Topics/talks include:

  • Social, Personal and Economic Impacts of AI
  • Will Brain-Inspired AI Lead to Conscious Machines?
  • The Promise and Dangers of Lethal Autonomous Weapons
  • Influencing the Next Generation of Engineers via Ethics Education

The event will include a program of keynotes and panels from 08:00-17:00 (8AM-5PM), followed by an open, public session and networking hour from 18:00-20:00 (6PM-8PM).

For more information, go to http://techethics.ieee.org/events/dc-2017

 



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