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April 1, 2000, Stanford University, USA
"The Spiritual Robots Symposium: Will Spiritual Robots Replace Humanity By 2100?"
Speakers at the Symposium: Rodney Brooks, Doug Engelbart, Doug Hofstadter, Steven Johnson, Jason Lanier, Don Norman and John Searle.


March 2001, Seminar "The birth of tecnoethics" (in Italian)
Scuola Superiore di Studi Universitari Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy

Project: Robotics Perspectives for Human Action in Future Society, Germany, 2001
Europäische Akademie zur Erforschung von Folgen wissenschaftlich-technischer Entwicklungen, Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler GmbH
"Under what conditions robots can be or should be, or should not be, used instead of human layers. The basic principles applied were those of rational technology assessment"
(Michael Decker, Thomas Christaller).

November 21, 2001, Tokyo, Japan
Italy-Japan 2001 Workshop: "Humanoids, A Techno-Ontological Approach", Waseda University

International Conference on Humanoid Robots
IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, Waseda University, Tokyo 22-24 Novembre 2001
Humanoid Robotics is the challenge for Robotics Research in the Third Millenium.
The problems posed by the development of Humanoid Robots require a wide multidisciplinary approach, including philosophical, cultural and ethical considerations.
Organized by Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna di Studi Universitari e Perfezionamento, Waseda University, Arts Lab, Pisa.


March 2002, Scuola superiore Sant'Anna di Studi Universitari e di Perfezionamento Pisa, Italy
Ethics and Technology: Tecnoethics (in Italian)


July 28-August 2, 2003 , Baden-Baden, Germany
15th International Conference on Systems Research, Informatics and Cybernetics
Symposium on Cognitive, Emotive and Ethical Aspects of Decision Making in Humans and in AI

21st June, 2003, Florence, Italy,
44th Catholic Social Week, Italian Bishop Conference
"Hopes and Anxieties in Science and Technology",
Address by José M. Galvan on Technoethics (in Italian)


30th - 31th January, 2004, Villa Nobel, Sanremo, Italy
First International Workshop on ROBOETHICS
The ethics, social, humanitarian and ecological aspects of Robotics
Organised by the School of Robotics, Genova, Italy

Edited by Fiorella Operto

Draft 5th Jan '04