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Aimee van Wynsberghe has been working in ICT and robotics since 2004. She began her career as part of a research team working with surgical robots in Canada at CSTAR (Canadian Surgical Technologies and Advance Robotics). She is Assistant Professor in Ethics and Technology at TU Delft in the Netherlands. She is co-founder and co-director of the Foundation for Responsible Robotics and on the board of the Institute for Accountability in a Digital Age. She is a 2018 L'Oreal Unesco 'For Women in Science' laureate. Aimee also serves as a member of the European Commission's High-Level Expert Group on AI and is a founding board member of the Netherlands AI Alliance. Aimee has been named one of the Netherlands top 400 influential women under 38 by VIVA and was named one of the 25 ‘women in robotics you need to know about’. She is author of the book Healthcare Robots: Ethics, Design, and Implementation and has been awarded an NWO personal research grant to study how we can responsibly design service robots. She has been interviewed by BBC, Quartz, Financial Times, and other International news media on the topic of ethics and robots, and is often invited to speak at International conferences and summits.
Aimee will be giving a keynote address for the WISE conference in London, UK.
Aimee will be a speaker at the Future of Business Technology event in Leiden, NL.
I am quoted as being skeptical of the Nature study regarding people's preferences for autonomous cars. The study really only uses autonomous cars to reveal previously known human biases. The study should say nothing about how we develop autonomous cars. Check out the...
I moderated the panel "Bots for Socialization and Care Delivery: Exploring the Limits of Bot-Human Interaction" with Casey Bennett of CVS Health, Cory Kidd of Catalia Health, Phil Marshall of Conversa, and Ned Semonite of Ohmni Labs. I also served on the panel "The...
Today at the World AI Summit in Amsterdam I launched (together with Catelijne Muller and Virginia Dignum) the Netherlands AI Alliance. From the website: Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the potential to have significant advantages for society. As with every disruptive...
Today I gave a keynote lecture on ethics inspired robotics and artificial intelligence for the Women in STEAM event in Leiden.
The article "Brave new world: Dr Aimee van Wynsberghe straddles the worlds of science and ethics, and is shaping the conversations of both." has just been posted online. It is also available in the print magazine. From the article: [Dr. van Wynsberghe] reckons that...
Aimee was a panelist on the panel "Ethically Handling Data - What is Your Responsibility and What Should be the Next Step?" for the RE*Work Deep Learning Summit in London.
On February 15th I was a keynote speaker at an ABN Amro event called Big Data, Big Business. I also gave an interview and the video can be found here: https://www.abnamro.nl/nl/grootzakelijk/campagnes/big_data_big_business.html
"For van Wynsberghe, thinking about what sort of future we want is essential..." Read the article here.
“What Fairtrade did for coffee, we aim to do for robotics," said Aimee van Wynsberghe, co-director of the Foundation for Responsible Robotic... Read more here.
Check out the video. The 7 Ditches article is here. https://youtu.be/8RQ6hm1mi0c
In June of 2017 I was interviewed for a VPro (Dutch public broadcasting network) documentary on robotics called Robo Sapiens: Work. You can see the interview here (the video won't be available until the evening of Nov...
Read the article here: http://robohub.org/25-women-in-robotics-you-need-to-know-about-2017/
"You get them [girls] interested in the power of technology. It's inspiring," says Aimee van Wynsberghe, the co-founder of Responsible Robotics, which specialises in ethics in new technologies such as robotics and automation. Read the Full Article
I was recently interviewed for Quartz magazine. Check out the article here.