Chairs Frans Brom
Day and time Friday, March 15th, 2013: 11:45 – 13:15

Which ethical dilemmas are evident in selecting technologies? This session dared a tour d’horizon of ethical expertise and TA and focused on ethical questions in selecting health technologies, on autonomous machines tested as agents or robots, on conditions for gaining acceptance of technological development and on social sustainability.

The abstracts of the session can be read here.

Presentations of the session:

  • M. Siebzehner

Ethical dilemmas in selecting health-care technologies in Israel

  • O. Bendel / G. Wilke

Towards a Machine Ethics

  • P. Machleidt

Technology assessment as applied ethics of technology in the Czech Republic

  • M. Opielka

Ethical dimensions of TA and Social Sustainability