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Past Events

The ESDiT research consortium is regularly organizing events to discuss the ethics of disruptive technologies with other researchers and with stakeholders.

CEET Webinar Series: Conceptual Design

Date: March 7, 2024
Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Academic event | Online Event | Public ESDIT event
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The fourth session of the Winter 2024 Webinar Series organised by the Conceptual Engineering for Emerging Technologies (CEET) initiative will take place on 07 March at 11:00 am CET on Zoom.

CEET Webinar Series: Conceptual Disruption

Date: February 21, 2024
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Academic event | Online Event | Public ESDIT event
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The third session of the Winter 2024 Webinar Series organised by the Conceptual Engineering for Emerging Technologies (CEET) initiative will take place on 21 February at 13:00 CET on Zoom.

Value Experience, Value Change, and Design

Date: February 14, 2024
Time: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Location: Social Impact Factory, Vredenburg 40, 3511 BD Utrecht
Academic event
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The ERC-funded project Design for Changing Values is organising “Value Experience, Value Change, and Design” a one-day, in-person, conference on philosophy, moral psychology, and technology on 14 February at the Social Impact Factory in Utrecht. The Conference will focus on Value Experiences, their impact on design for values and their transformative effects into society. The […]

CEET Webinar Series: AI & Creativity

Date: February 6, 2024
Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Zoom
Online Event
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The second session of the Winter 2024 Webinar Series organised by the Conceptual Engineering for Emerging Technologies (CEET) initiative will take place on 6 February at 09:00 am CET on Zoom. Lindsay Brainard (University of Alabama) will be the speaker of this session on AI and Creativity moderated by Matthew McKeever (HKU). Join the Webinar on […]

Workshop ‘Toward a systemic concept of attention for the attention economy, using Buddhist and Western ethics’

Start date: February 5, 2024
End date: February 7, 2024
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: TU/e campus and online
Academic event | Online Event
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To discuss how to adopt “Western” and Buddhist approaches to analyse what a broader systemic concept of attention could look like with a broader audience, the Workshop “Toward a systemic concept of attention for the attention economy, using Buddhist and Western ethics” was held on 5-7 February at the TU/e campus and online. On Day […]

The Future of Digital Wellbeing Conference & Pre-Workshop

Start date: February 1, 2024
End date: February 2, 2024
All-day event
Location: Het Trippenhuis, Kloveniersburgwal 29 Amsterdam 1011 JV Netherlands
Academic event | Human condition
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“The Future of Digital Well-Being” took place in Amsterdam on February 1-2, and it will focus on how interdisciplinary insights into digital well-being can improve the design of future online technologies.

CEET Webinar Series: AI & Emotions

Date: January 24, 2024
Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Zoom
Academic event | Online Event | STEM track
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 The first session of the Winter 2024 Webinar Series organised by the Conceptual Engineering for Emerging Technologies (CEET) initiative took place on 24 January. Matthew McKeever (HKU) and Simon Goldstein (HKU) were the speakers of this session, focusing on the relationship (or lack of) between AI and emotions. The CEET initiative is a joint venture […]

Loving Attention: Buddhaghosa, Katsuki Sekida, and Iris Murdoch on Meditation and Moral Development – Online Seminar

Date: January 12, 2024
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Academic event | Human condition | Public ESDIT event

Within the ESDiT (Ethics of Socially Disruptive Technologies) project, the working group on “Attention Economy” organizes an online seminar on ‘The attention of ethics’ as part of the series “Attending as practice in the attention economy”.

How Can Attention-Seeking Be Good? Attention in Social Contexts

Date: December 12, 2023
Time: 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Online seminar
Academic event | Human condition | Public ESDIT event
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Prof. Dr. Cor van der Weele (Wageningen University & Research) speaks about the question how attention-seeking can be good. Organized by the ESDiT working group on the “Attention Economy,” as part of their seminar series “Attending as practice in the attention economy”.

Annual ESDIT Research Day 2023

Date: November 16, 2023
Time: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Location: Gebouw055, Condorweg 1, 7332 Apeldoorn
Academic event | Internal ESDIT event
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Researchers involved in the ESDiT programme are cordially invited to register!

Our event calendar features:

  • Internal ESDIT events (just for ESDIT fellows)
  • ESDIT events that are by invitation only
  • Public ESDIT events aimed at various target groups
  • Selected events by external organizers

So please check the event info to see if an event is also meant for you!