ITeG-Lecture: "AI Ethics: Responsibility in Digital Times"

In the ITeG lecture series "Digital Society - a Design Challenge", Prof. Mark Coeckelbergh will provide insights on "AI Ethics: Responsibility in Digital Times" on November 24, 2021. He is Professor of Philosophy of Media and Technology at the Department of Philosophy, University of Vienna since 2015. Coeckelbergh is member of the High Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence for the European Commission, inaugurated by the Austrian Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology, the Advisory Council on Automated Mobility, as well as member of the Technical Expert Committee for the Foundation for Responsible Robotics.Currently, he is involved in European research projects in the area of robotics (DREAM, INBOTS, The SIENNA Project).

Summary of his presentation:
Artificial intelligence raises many ethical issues. One of them is responsibility: how to deal with the question of responsibility when (previously) human activities are automated? This talk gives an overview of ethical issues raised by AI and discusses the question of responsibility in the light of automation. It is argued that we need a relational and global approach to responsibility.

The lecture takes place online (via Zoom). To join the Zoom meeting, please find the Zoom link and meeting ID on the following website:

Research Center for Information System Design (ITeG)
University of Kassel Prof.
Dr. Kurt Geihs
eMail: iteg[at]uni-kassel[dot]de

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