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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 the Alexander von Humboldt Professor for 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 gave a keynote at the for the WISE conference in London, UK.
Today Aimee was at the EU Commission in Brussels to present the High Level Expert Group on AI's "Ethics Guidelines for Artificial Intelligence" which were released today.
Aimee was interviewed for Forbes about machine ethics. Find the article here. "You can use ethics as a way to stimulate new kinds of innovation, but you can only do that when you have someone whose main role is ethics, as a member of the design team, and they’re there...
On International women's day, Women in AI (WAI) held an event in which Aimee moderated a panel including Christina Calje (@ChrisCalj), Fadoa Shureur (@Fadoa_S) Una Verhoeven (@unaverhoeven) Wendy Geeraert (@WGeeraert), and Eve Logunova (@eve_logunova). Check out the...
Aimee was on both the "Ethics and Accountability of AI" and the "Privacy in a Digital Age" panels at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
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
I am honored to be named by BIMA (a UK Technology and Innovation network) as one of "100 AI influencers worth following". Check out the article here.
While at ITWeb's Artificial Intelligence Summit, I was interviewed by Matthew Burbidge. The article can be found here.
I have been appointed as one of 52 experts for the European Commission's High Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence. The High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence (AI HLG) will have as a general objective to support the implementation of the European...
I was interviewed for BBC's Today programme this morning. My segment starts at the 2:45 mark. https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0b4z073
I was interviewed by Seth Adler at the Artificial Intelligence & Intelligent Automation Network recently. The article and (partial) transcript can be found here. This will be a part of an upcoming podcast.
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.