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Gender & Diversity in Robotics - FHNW Olten

As prominent application of artificial intelligence (AI) robots will fundamentally change our world of work, when assisting or even collaborating with humans. This event addresses gender and diversity issues related to the design of humanoid robots. How significant is gender and ethnicity for the creation of human-like robots? Which effects have to be considered in the design and education of social robots with respect to users and clients?

This event is organized by FHNW School of Applied Psychology and will take place online (virtual conference). See below for further details. This series of events are published in the framework of the InnoSuisse NTV and under the leadership of the School of Management Fribourg HEG-FR.

Gender & Diversity in Robotics

As prominent application of artificial intelligence (AI) robots will fundamentallychange our world of work, when assisting or even collaborating with humans. This event addresses gender and diversity issues related to the design of humanoid robots. How significant is gender and ethnicity for the creation of human-like robots? Which effects have to be considered in the design and education of social robots with respect to users and clients?

Format

Tuesday June 29, 2021, 10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. (with break at noon), virtual conference by FHNW School of Applied Psychology

Program

10.30 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Introductory information is available on www.collaborative-digital.ch and www.fhnw.ch/robo-lab

11 – 12 a.m.

Keynote Speech (open for public):

«Gender, Diversity and Social Robots: The Perspective of Social Psychology», Prof. Dr. Friederike Eyssel, Center for Cognitive Interaction Technology of the University of Bielefeld (Germany)

1 – 4 p.m.

Innovation Workshop with Prof. Dr. Hartmut Schulze of FHNW Robo-Lab, and representatives of the company Raumcode, Libraries and Students.

Moderation

Robert Fritze, Chief Digital Design at Roland Berger N3XT

Prof. Dr. Brigitte Liebig, FHNW School of Applied Psychology

Please register via the link below. Students and staff members from all disciplines are invited to register until June 16, 2021

Register now

When?

Tuesday, 29 June 2021
10:30 - 16:00

Where?

This event will take place online