23-24 October 2013 - Fourth EUCogIII Members Conference, Falmer/Brighton

Programme

"Social and Ethical Aspects of Cognitive Systems"

Organizers: Ron Chrisley (UOS) & Vincent C. Müller (Anatolia/ACT)

Local Organizer: Simon Bowes

Last updated: 22/10/2013

Except where noted, all events will be at the Conference Centre, on the third floor of Bramber House.

Plenary sessions will be in the Terrace Room


Tuesday, October 22nd
16:00-17:30 Satellite talk (joint EUCog/COGS seminar): Matthias Schuetz (Tufts): Moral robots? Investigating human perceptions of moral robot behaviour. Chichester III, room 3R143. Abstract. The room is on the ground floor, just north-west of the "26" on the campus map.
Wednesday, October 23rd
14:15 - 14:30 Welcome
14:30 - 16:00 Tony Prescott (Sheffield): Socially responsible research in cognitive systems: no-win or win-win?
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee-break
16:30 - 18:00 Parallel sessions
1A "Military Robotics" 1B "Health and Assisted Living"
Kick-off presentation (15 mins): Matthias Scheutz (Tufts) Kick-off presentation (15 mins): Mark Coeckelbergh (Twente)
Short response (5 mins): Blay Whitby (Sussex) Short response (5 mins): Steve Torrance (Sussex) PDF ↓
· Discussion (60 mins)
· Summary and conclusion (10 mins)
19:30 Dinner at The Terraces, Brighton
Madeira Drive, Brighton, East Sussex BN2 1PS (opposite Brighton Pier on the seafront) 01273 570526
Thursday, October 24th
9:30 - 11:00 Alan Winfield (UWE, Bristol): "The technical and ethical challenges of building ethical robots"
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee-break
11:30 - 13:00 Parallel sessions
2A "Cognitive Systems and Industry" 2B "Privacy and Security"
Kick-off presentation (15 mins): Joanna Bryson (Bath) PDF ↓ Kick-off presentation (15 mins): Antoni Gomila (Baleares, Palma)
Short response (5 mins): Florian Röhrbein (Munich) Short response (5 mins): Rob Clowes (Lisbon)
· Discussion (60 mins)
· Summary and conclusion (10 mins)
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:30 Opening of Panel Session
Brief statements from each guest panelist

Guest Panelists:
- Sunny Bains, (UCL/The Briefing)
- Paul Bello, (US Office of Naval Research)
- Andrea Bertolini (RoboLaw, SSSA)
- Madeline Drake (M.M. Drake Ltd.)
- Christophe Leroux (CEA, Paris)
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee-break
16:00 - 17:30 Questions for the Panel and open discussion
17:30 - 18:00 Closing remarks from each Panelist
18:00 - 18:15 Closing of meeting