Conference for Young Scholars: Ethical Dimensions of Socially Assistive Technologies

E-Mail Adresse für Einreichungen: digitas@rub.de
Deadline: 30.11.2018
Call-Bezeichnung: Call for Abstracts
Ort: Bochum, Germany
Datum: 04.02.2019
Uhrzeit: 09:00 Uhr
Ende: 08.02.2019 15:00
Veranstaltende Institution: Ruhr-Universität Bochum


International Conference for Young Scholars

4th – 8th February 2019 in Bochum, Germany


Aging between Participation and Simulation

Ethical Dimensions of Socially Assistive Technologies


This interdisciplinary conference will reflect on the use of social assistive technologies in care and medicine from ethical, legal and socio-cultural perspectives.


There will be four workshops as part of the conference. The main conference topics are:

-Ethical Foundations of social assistive technologies

-Privacy and its Simulation

-Self-determination between personal autonomy and socially assistive devices

-The element of care in social assistive technologies


The interdisciplinary conference addresses early stage researchers from different disciplines (medical ethics, medicine, law, philosophy, psychology, nursing science, political and social sciences, public health, history). Researchers from different countries (especially Germany, Switzerland and other European countries) are invited to present their research projects, to discuss them with leading experts and to contribute to the interdisciplinary discourse.


Applicants are asked to submit an abstract in English on the topics mentioned above (250-500 words) along with a short CV via e-mail to digitas@rub.de to arrive by 30 November 2018.


See attached call for further information or visit our website!


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