The International Conference Ethics of Socially Disruptive Technologies (ESDIT2022) will be held on 6&7 October in the Netherlands.
This will be a major academic conference in 2022, organized by a consortium of seven universities in the Netherlands. The focus will be on those new technologies that are disruptive and transformative of society: artificial intelligence, robotics, neurotechnology, synthetic biology, 3D printing, energy transition technologies, and others.
ABOUT THE CONFERENCE
The objective of the conference is to study and ethically assess the transformative consequences of these emerging technologies, of social institutions, the environment, human relations, personal identities, thought and language. There will be a particular focus on challenges of disruptive technologies to key concepts and values, like “truth”, “agency”, “democracy”, “human nature” and “life”.