CEPE/IACAP Joint Conference 2021:
The Philosophy and Ethics of Artificial Intelligence
Conference: 5-9 July, 2021
Location: The conference will take place in a fully virtual fomat.
Program: preliminary program, June 21, 2021 [pdf] Please note, all times are local Hamburg (Germany) times!
- Attendees ("listeners") will be able to register from June 29, 2021 onwards – right up until the start of the individual sessions – right here on the conference website.
- All paper authors, panelists and program committee members are already registered for the conference.
[Update June 21, 2021]
- New preliminary program uploaded. Please note, all times are local Hamburg (Germany) times!
- The winner of the Best Paper Awards will be announced on Monday, July 5, 2021 at the Welcome Address from 1:15-2pm (CEST)
[Update June 10, 2021]
PARTICIPATION: Overall, we will have 91 papers, 5 panels, and 31 sessions. More than 170 contributors registered for the conference.
KEYNOTES: We can confirm the following keynote speakers for the conference, three of them being the 2021 award winners from IACAP and INSEIT:
- Prof. Dr. Sabina Leonelli (University of Exeter) "Pandemic Data Science: What Have We Learnt?" (Monday, July 5, 6:15-7.45pm CEST)
- Prof. Dr. Linnet Taylor (Tilburg University) "Responsibility and Reality in Computing Sciences" (Tuesday, July 6, 6:15-7.45pm CEST)
- Prof. Dr. Helen Nissenbaum (Cornell Tech, Winner of the 2021 Covey Award of IACAP) "TBA" (Wednesday, July 7, 6:15-7.45pm CEST)
- Prof. Dr Rafael Capurro (Winner of the 2021 Weizenbaum Award of INSEIT) "Joseph Weizenbaum: A Parrhesiastes in the Digital Age" (Thursday, July 8, 6:15-7.45pm CEST)
- Prof. Dr. Carissa Véliz (University of Oxford, Winner of the 2021 Simon Award of IACAP) "Why We Should End the Data Economy" (Friday, July 9, 3:30-4:30pm CEST)
PROGRAM: Our conference will kick off on Monday, July 5 at 1:30pm (CEST) and end on Friday, July 9 at 5pm (CEST). All days have roughly the same schedule with 2-3 parallel tracks starting at 12pm (CEST), resp. 2:15pm (CEST) on Monday, and a regular slot for the public keynotes taking place each evening from 6:15-7:45pm (CEST). On Friday, we will end earlier with the final keynote taking place at 3:30 pm (CEST). After the final keynote speech, there will be a brief farewell.
To allow for opportunities to meet and chat with other conference participants, we will create meeting rooms for virtual coffee and/or other drinks right before (11am-12pm CET/noon) and after (7:45-9:00pm CEST) the main conference program.
For further details, please check the preliminary program.
VENUE: The conference will be held via Zoom, with Zoom webinars for the keynotes (most of them will be recorded) and Zoom meetings (unrecorded) for all other sessions.
PRESENTATIONS: For your presentation, please aim for a 15-minute talk, which will be followed by a live discussion of ca. 10 minutes. Access data for the Zoom sessions will be provided separately and in due time.
REGISTRATION AND FEES: All paper authors, panelists and program committee members are already registered for the conference. Attendees ("listeners") will soon be able to register – right up until the start of the individual sessions – on the conference website page http://uhh.de/inf-cepe-iacap2021.
We are happy to announce that the conference will take place free of charge. The financial and administrative costs of setting up a payment system exceeded the benefits so that INSEIT, IACAP, and the Chair for Ethics in IT at the University of Hamburg covered the accrued costs. If you wish to support the hosting organizations please visit https://service.qfie.com/pdc/clsPDCNewOrdOffers.asp?straspReason=102&pubcode=INSEIT&trackcode=INDIV or https://www.iacap.org/membership/ where you can donate the equivalent of a one year membership to INSEIT (60 US$) or to IACAP (30 US$). Thank you!
All further information will be provided through the conference website at http://uhh.de/inf-cepe-iacap2021.