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SYMPOSIUM: Being Human in the Second Machine Age

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Join us for the 2017 Manning Clark House Day of Ideas as we ask what a robotic future could look like and what it might mean for human beings.


'Will robots take over our jobs? An insight into the future of work.' Anu Bharadwaj, PhD candidate, Centre for Transformative Work Design, UWA Business School

'Robotics and AI: medicine as you may not know it.' Dr Anjali Jaiprakash, Advance Queensland Research Fellow, Medical and Healthcare Robotics, Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Robotic Vision, Queensland University of Technology

'Aliveness and the Off-Switch in Human-Robot Relations.' Dr Eleanor Sandry, Department of Internet Studies, Curtin University

'Pushing Past the Trolley Problem: the ethics of driverless vehicles.' Anna Sawyer, Road Safety Manager, RAC, PhD candidate, Philosophy, School of Humanities, The University of Western Australia

'Trust me, it’s our little secret: robots, trust, and memory.' Dr Chris Stanton, The Marcs Institute for Brain, Behaviour & Development, Western Sydney University

'A Brief History of Automata and Automation: from marvels to machines.' Dr Elizabeth Stephens, Australian Research Council Future Fellow, Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, University of Queensland.

'Make Lovebots not Warbots: robots and relationships.' Sean Welsh, PhD candidate, Department of Philosophy, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Location Banquet Hall, The University Club of Western Australia
Contact Institute of Advanced Studies <[email protected]> : 6488 1340
URL http://www.ias.uwa.edu.au/2017-day-of-ideas
Start Mon, 16 Oct 2017 09:30
End Mon, 16 Oct 2017 16:00
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Last Updated Thu, 12 Oct 2017 12:10
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