Welcome to the official website of the International Conference on Robot Ethics and Safety Standards – ICRESS 2017.

The University of Lisbon (the Centre of Philosophy-FLUL and the Institute for Systems and Robotics- IST ) together with the CLAWAR Association are pleased to invite you to participate in The International Conference on Robot Ethics and Safety StandardsICRESS2017-which will be held in Lisbon, Portugal, on the 20-21 October, 2017.

Following the pathway opened by the International Conference on Robot Ethics-ICRE 2015– the present conference will discuss how safety and ethical concerns can be shared by different stakeholders and translated into legal frameworks where technology contributes to a better world while respecting fundamental humanistic values, namely those of dignity, privacy, responsibility and security.

We hope you find ICRESS 2017 both professionally and personally rewarding!

Maria Isabel Aldinhas Ferreira and João Silva Sequeira

ICRESS 2017 General Co-Chairs