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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 Humboldt Professor of Applied Ethics of Artificial Intelligence at the University of Bonn in Germany. Aimee 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. She is a founding editor for the international peer-reviewed journal AI & Ethics (Springer Nature) and a member of the World Economic Forum's Global Futures Council on Artificial Intelligence and Humanity. 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.
Today Aimee moderated a panel ("How to create a coherent, national level AI Strategy") at World Summit AI featuring NL State Secretary Mona Keijzer, the former Vice President of the European Commission Neelie Kroes, and Junior Minister of Financial Services, Digital...
Aimee is featured in the 'Business Lunch' section of the Holland Herald this month. If you are flying on a KLM flight you can see it in the in flight magazine. Or check it out online here. Or you can download a PDF version here.
Aimee gave an interview after her keynote address at AI 4 Good in Geneva, Switzerland. Check out the video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=afTHneCow2Q
Today Aimee gave a talk about the FRR's Quality Mark for AI & Robotics.
Today Aimee gave a keynote to 2500 Deloitte employees for their annual Townhall event.
Today Aimee gave a keynote at the Omniversum in the Hague for the Dutch IT Channel's Future of Business Technology event. https://youtu.be/E1R3E671RR8?t=110
For the leadup to the release of the High Level Expert Group on AI for the European Commission they filmed a few of us talking about keywords associated with Trustworthy AI. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Imv9SG-zfkU
Video for my panel at the AMS Phoenix Conference. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gxn9lBOaCTg
Below is the interview Aimee gave to the Healthcare Information and Management Society (HIMSS) during the Connected Health conference which took place in Boston, MA in October 2018 [video width="1280" height="720"...
Aimee gave a keynote lecture on Ethics, Healthcare, and Robotics for the AMS Phoenix conference in Toronto. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p0WEDgaCMLE
Aimee was named one of the 2018 L'Oreal Unesco 'For Women in Science' laureates along with Liesbeth van Vliet. The awards ceremony took place last night at the beautiful Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities building. See the amazing video they put together...
This morning Aimee was in Amsterdam ringing the Euronext gong with fellow "For Women in Science" award winner Liesbeth van Vliet. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YD-dCEWlTYU
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...
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...
I was interviewed by NOS (Dutch) for an article on sex robots. You can find the article here.