AI Ethics: Designing for Responsibility

November 1, 2019

4:30pm Beijing, China

Many forms of AI have a problematic relationship with the ideal of human responsibility. AI may more specifically undermine conditions for holding individuals responsible. Innovating responsibly with AI therefore requires explicit attention to the design for responsibility. Professor Jeroen van den Hoven will also discuss widely on what the current status is in Europe regarding Ethics and AI, as well as the main challenges and future directions.

About the Speaker:
Jeroen van den Hoven is university professor and full professor of Ethics and Technology at Delft University of Technology and editor in chief of Ethics and Information Technology (Springer Nature). He is currently the scientific director of the Delft Design for Values Institute. He was the founding scientific director of 4TU.Centre for Ethics and Technology (2007-2013). In 2009, he won the World Technology Award for Ethics as well as the IFIP prize for ICT and Society for his work in Ethics and ICT. He published Designing in Ethics (Van den Hoven, Miller & Pogge eds., Cambridge University Press, 2017) and Evil Online (Cocking & Van den Hoven, Blackwell, 2018). He is a permanent member of the European Group on Ethics (EGE) to the European Commission. In 2017 he was knighted in the Order of the Lion of The Netherlands.

Peking University Law School Pin Café (First Floor, Chenming Building)


Key Discussion Points:
– Is AI a threat to human responsibility?
– How to innovate responsibly with AI?
– What is the current status in Europe regarding AI Ethics?