Omina Technologies sponsors Chair in Ethics and AI at KULeuven

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Omina Technologies sponsors Chair in Ethics and AI at KULeuven

  • Posted by: MartinCanter

Omina Technologies is proud to be a sponsor of the Chair in Ethics and AI at KULeuven. On Wednesday, Nov. 9, the Chair of Ethics and A.I. is inaugurated at KU Leuven. The chair is a first for Belgium. The chair is part of the Higher Institute of Philosophy and its holder is Professor Lode Lauwaert. Omina Technologies has been a thought leader in ethics and AI since 2016. The first research project is already established in the field of ethical AI. It focuses on geographical differences around equality and how they translate into algorithms. Other sponsors include Belfius, Colruyt, Ethical Technical Institute and Organon.


Inaugural event Chair in Ethics at KULeuven

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Ethics@KU Leuven inaugural event 9 November, 14.00-18.00 (Location: Agora, Aula Emma Vorlat, Leuven)

  • 14.00: welcome and introduction Ethics@KU Leuven Helder De Schutter and Lien De Proost (Auditorium Emma Vorlat)
  • 14.25: rector Luc Sels
  • 14.35: Don Heider (Markkula): ‘The Purpose of Applied Ethics’ (Chair: Yves De Maeseneer)
  • 15.10: presentation of the new Chair in AI Ethics
    • introduction by Gerd Van Riel, Dean of the Institute of Philosophy
    • chair speech: Lode Lauwaert
    • conversation on robot judges between Sofie RoyerAnn-Katrien Oimann and Lode Lauwaert
  • 15.40: coffee break
  • 16.00: parallel sessions with talks by Brian Green, Axel Liégeois, Pieter De Witte, Astrid Van Mulder, Chris Gastmans, Kamiel Verbeke, Seunghun Song, Thomas Folens, Jacopo Ambrosj, Mahua Agrawal, Tine De Bock, Siegfried De Witte, Stijn Bruers, Jared Michael Howes, Maurits Kelchtermans, Tricia Griffin, and Yajing Zhong.
  • 17.00: looking ahead (Auditorium Couvreur, M01.E50)
  • 17.15: Bénédicte Lemmelijn, Dean of the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies
  • 17.20: Dorothée Caminiti (Markkula): ‘The Ethics of AI-Driven Health’ (Chair: Chris Gastmans)
  • 17.50: reception