Sex robots and ethics

A seminar on machine intimacy and sex robots with Aimee van Wynsberghe, Technical University of Delft.

When: Thuesday, Sept. 6, 2019. 14:15 17:00.

Where: Kunsthal Aarhus, J. M. Mørks Gade 13, 8000 Aarhus.

Human Futures and Kunsthal Aarhus invites you to the seminar: “Come Closer? Aesthetics and Ethics of Machine Intimacy”, which will be in relation to artist Sidsel Meineche Hansen’s exhibition End-user. Keynote speaker is researcher Aimee van Wynsberghe from Technische Universiteit Delft. Wynsberghe is both an advisor for The European Commission and founder of Foundation for Responsible Robotics. She will begin the seminar by giving a talk entitled “The Ethics of Sex Robots”. This will be followed by talks from Lasse Blond and Jacob Wamberg, researchers at Aarhus University. Blond will give a talk on designing social robots for intimacy (in the context of health care) while Wamberg will focus on art and robots.

Speakers:

Aimee van Wynsberghe, Assist. professor, Technical University of Delft and President and Co-Founder of Foundation for Responsible Robotics.

Lasse Blond, postdoctoral researcher at IT University of Copenhagen.

Jacob Wamberg, Professor, Dr.phil, Aarhus University.

The event will be open for all, and registration is not required. For more information, please visit Kunsthal Aarhus.