Robot Ethics: The Future of Human-Robot Interaction

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Robots are taking increasingly bigger roles in life and business – moving well beyond manufacturing and into transportation, education, medicine and care for the elderly. But ethics and law haven’t caught up. Dr. Kate Darling, a pioneer in the fields, is helping quicken the pace.

The Alex Trebek Forum for Dialogue is proud to welcome leading expert in robot ethics Dr. Kate Darling, researcher from the world-renowned Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab.

The keynote will be followed by a panel discussion with uOttawa researchers in artificial intelligence, Dr. Michael Geist, Dr. Colleen Flood, and Dr. Ian Kerr, as well as Dr. Tal Zarsky from the University of Haifa.

Presentation in English.

The event will also be streamed on Facebook Live.

Date: Thursday, May 3, 2018
Time: noon to 1:30 p.m.
Location: Tabaret Hall, Huguette Labelle Hall, 550 Cumberland Street

Admission: Free

Space is limited.  Please register in advance.

If you have any accessibility needs related to this event, please contact Tamar Dubuc at or 613-562-5800, ext. 2206.

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