Save the Date 18-19 September 2017: Ethics assessment of research and innovation.
During the conference on Denmark’s land use in the future, hosted by the Danish Board of Technology Foundation and The Danish Parliamen’s Committee for Environment and Food, the final report met with a favorable reception by the participating politicians and organizations. The politicians from the Danish Parliament and municipalities all recognized the need for reconsidering the great many wishes and plans for future utilization of areas, and the 12 recommendations of the projects were thoroughly discussed.
We participate in European R&I projects as coordinator or partner depending on the needs of each particular project. Over the years we have built a strong network of excellent partners with whom we are lucky to work on a regular basis. At the same time we are always looking for new acquaintances just as we are always eager to see new perspectives on the relations between science, innovation, public policy and the views and values of citizens.
10.000 citizens, 76 countries all asked the same questions about Climate and Energy.
Our project World Wide Views on Climate and Energy is having an event at COP21 the 30th of November about how the World Wide Views method can be used in future international negotiations. And you can come too!
In February 2016, the Human Brain Project (HBP), will host citizen meetings in Austria, Bulgaria, Poland, Portugal, the Netherlands and Sweden. The HBP citizen meetings are set up to provide the public with an opportunity to reflect on issues related to privacy and data protection in research projects, and to provide their ideas and opinions directly to the researchers and managers of the HBP.
[Online debate] What can we actually expect from possible intelligent machines, and what should we anticipate? Can we agree on basic rules for designing robots, and could they become smart enough to override them? How would desirable robots and robotics look like? What is strong AI and panpsychism, and what does it have to do with each other? What are the challenges and possibilities of brain-computer interfaces?