PROVISIONAL TIMETABLE FOR

AISB-00 Symposium on
AI, Ethics and (Quasi-)Human Rights




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WEDNESDAY 19th April: MORNING


09:00 HELEN SEVILLE & DEBORA FIELD (University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology):
What Can AI Do for Ethics?


09:30 STEVE TORRANCE (Middlesex University):
Towards an Ethics for Epersons.


10:00 JOANNA BRYSON (University of Edinburgh):
A Proposal for the Humanoid Agent-builders League (HAL).


10:30 COFFEE/TEA BREAK


11:00 JOHN PICKERING (Warwick University):
Agents and Ethics.


11:30 -- GENERAL DISCUSSION



12:30 LUNCH BREAK


WEDNESDAY 19th April: AFTERNOON


14:00 CATRIONA KENNEDY (University of Birmingham):
Reducing Indifference:
Steps towards Autonomous Agents with Human Concerns.


14:30 HENRY THOMPSON (University of Edinburgh):
Computational Systems, Responsibility and Moral Sensibility.


15:00 BLAY WHITBY & KANE OLIVER (University of Sussex):
How to Avoid a Robot Takeover:
Political and Ethical Choices in the Design and Introduction of Intelligent Artifacts.


15:30 COFFEE/TEA BREAK


16:30 -- CRITIQUE SESSION
In this session, NON-presenters are invited to offer a brief (up to 5 minute) critique of presented papers, preferably ones earlier in the day, but they could also be of the Thursday ones. If time permits, presenters may also offer critiques.

Critiques don't HAVE to be negative in tone!!

Non-presenters who wish to take up this opportunity should inform John Barnden by lunch time on this day if possible, and preferably earlier if critiquing a Thursday paper.


16:45 -- GENERAL DISCUSSION


17:30 END OF DAY




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THURSDAY 20th April: MORNING


09:00 MANFRED KERBER (University of Birmingham):
Prisoners of Reason.


09:30 MARK LEE (University of Birmingham):
The Ethics of Deception: Why AI Must Study Selfish Behaviour.


10:00 WILLIAM EDMONDSON (University of Birmingham):
Some Socio-Political Implications of AI.


10:30 COFFEE/TEA BREAK


11:00 -- GENERAL DISCUSSION


11:45 END OF SYMPOSIUM


12:00 -- PLENARY TALK -- Aaron Sloman



13:15 LUNCH BREAK


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