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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 Tenured Associate 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.
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 talk on the ethics of robotics and AI for PWC Netherlands.
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 had a 'fireside chat' with Paul Michelman on stage at Web Summit 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal. We talked about robots as companions, ethics of robotics, and the Foundation for Responsible Robotics' quality mark. Check out the video:
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