PhD Defense Jan Bats: Mediated Morality Online

March 1, Jan Bats will defend his dissertation on the impact of the design of online environments on moral decisions and behavior. His research is part of our work on moral mediation: the impact of technologies on moral values and frameworks, and the possibilities to include anticipation of such mediations in practices of design and innovation.

A.I. Ethics Roundtable at World Government Forum

Feb 8 2019: session between the UNESCO World Commission on the Ethics of Scientific Knowledge and Technology (COMEST) and the IEEE Global Initiative on Ethics of Autonomous and Intelligent Systems. Led by UNESCO, it aims to help pass on and exchange information and frameworks between the IEEE and UNESCO, as UNESCO is embarking on a mission to take the lead on AI Ethics discussions within the United Nations. More information: