ESDIT2022 Conference

ESDIT2022 Conference 6 & 7 October

The International Conference Ethics of Socially Disruptive Technologies (ESDIT2022) will be held on 6&7 October in the Netherlands. 

This will be a major academic conference in 2022, organized by a consortium of seven universities in the Netherlands. The focus will be on those new technologies that are disruptive and transformative of society: artificial intelligence, robotics, neurotechnology, synthetic biology, 3D printing, energy transition technologies, and others.

The objective of the conference is to study and ethically assess the transformative consequences of these emerging technologies, of social institutions, the environment, human relations, personal identities, thought and language. There will be a particular focus on challenges of disruptive technologies to key concepts and values, like “truth”, “agency”, “democracy”, “human nature” and “life”.  

CORPUS Congress Centre
Willem Einthovenstraat 1
2342 BH Oegstgeest (near) Leiden - the Netherlands

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This conference is funded by the Dutch Research Council (NWO), the participating universities (University of Twente, Delft University of Technology, Eindhoven University of Technology, Wageningen University & Research, Utrecht University, UMC Utrecht, Leiden University) in the ESDiT programme and the Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences (BMS) of University of Twente.