Call for Papers

The International Conference on Robot Ethics and Safety Standards aims to provide a multidisciplinary forum for discussing the most pressing safety, ethical, legal and societal issues related to the distinct contexts where robotic technology applies. Following the pathway opened by the International Conference on Robot Ethics-ICRE 2015– the present conference will discuss how ethical and safety concerns can be shared by different stakeholders and translated into legal frameworks where technology contributes to a better world while respecting the fundamental humanistic values of society’s civilizational contexts.

CONFERENCE TOPICS INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING

  • AUTONOMY AND LIABILITY
  • ETHICAL PRINCIPLES IN ROBOTICS
  • DEFINING ETHICAL GUIDELINES FOR THE DESIGN, USE AND OPERATION OF ROBOTS
  • ENHANCEMENT TECHNOLOGIES: ETHICAL ISSUES
  • PRIVACY AND THE MANAGEMENT OF PERSONAL DATA
  • ETHICAL FRAMEWORKS: UNIVERSAL OR REGION SPECIFIC?
  • WHAT DOES “SAFETY” STAND FOR IN ROBOTIC SYSTEMS?
  • SAFETY STANDARDS IN ROBOTICS – SCOPE AND KEY DEFINITIONS
  • THE ROLE OF INDUSTRY AND SOCIETY IN THE DEFINITION OF SAFETY STANDARDS
  • LEGAL FRAMEWORKS: THE MAIN TOPICS TO BE ADDRESSED BY LEGISLATORS

The papers accepted will be presented at ICRESS 2017 conference and a selection of the best papers will be published by Springer.

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