Conference Schedule


WEDNESDAY, September 19, 2018

Start End Event
19:30 Conference warming

Schneider Bräuhaus, (Stubn Alt-München; 1st floor), Tal 7, 80331 Munich

THURSDAY, September 20, 2018

Start End Event
09:30 10:00 Conference opening

Christoph Lütge and Matthias Uhl

10:00 12:00 Plenary lecture and discussion

Shaul Shalvi (University of Amsterdam): “Corruption in the Age of Digitization: A Behavioral Ethics Approach“

12:00 13:30 Lunch
13:30 15:00 SECTION 1

Track 1.A: Ethics of Artificial Intelligence

Burkhard Schäfer (University of Edinburgh): “Never Apologise, Never Explain: On Ethics of AI”

Takehiro Ohya (Keio University): “Ethics and Regulation of AI: Relations to the Technological Development”

Hiroshi Kabashima (Tohoku University) and Jing Wang (University of Sheffield): “Artificial General Intelligence in Human Interface – Its Impact on Society and Human Being”

Aníbal Monasterio Astobiza (University of the Basque Country), Ricardo Morte Ferrer (Laboratorio de Investigación e Intervención Filosófica y Ética) and Txetxu Ausín (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas): “Digital Phenotyping and Its Ethical Consequences”

Track 1.B: Ethics of Autonomous Driving and Risk Management

Ugo Pagallo (University of Turin): “The Legal Regulation of Driverless Cars in USA: Is There Something Europeans Could Learn?”

Vanessa Schäffner (University of Tübingen): “Between Real World and Thought Experiment: Framing Moral Decision Making in Autonomous Driving”

Takayuki Kawase (Chiba University): “A Theory of Risk Management: From a Japanese Perspective”

15:00 15:20 Coffee break
15:20 16:50


Track 2.A: Ethics of Algorithms

Thomas Szabo (act&react Werbeagentur), Margo Bienert (Technische Hochschule Nürnberg) and Eberhard Schnebel (Goethe University): “Ethics on the Train: Ethical Communication inside Digitalization Processes”

Pak-Hang Wong (University of Hamburg): “Algorithms and End-Users’ Moral Responsibility”

Jacob Dahl Rendtorff (Roskilde University): “Don’t Be Evil: Ethics and Responsibility for Big Data in Google“

Peggy Valcke (KU Leuven): “Ethics of Algorithms: Accountability and Transparency in Consumer Affairs”.

Track 2.B: General Topics

Iuliia Goman and Mikhail Petrushin (St. Petersburg Mining University): “Ethical issues in teaching digital written communication in a foreign language”

Alexander Kriebitz and Raphael Max (Technical University of Munich): “Moral Integrity in a Digitized World”

Nickolay Roslov and Iuliia Goman (St. Peterburg Mining University): “Use of Soviet constructivism experience in urban planning of a contemporary city for digitalized society”

Dominique de Courcelles (Université de Paris Sciences et Lettres): “Digitalization, Business Ethics and Cyber Peace”

16:50 17:10 Coffee break
17:10 18:40 Keynote and panel

Christoph Lütge (Technical University of Munich): “Business Ethics for the Digital Era”

19:00 Conference reception

Acatech-Pavillion, National Academy of Science and Engineering, Karolinenplatz 4, 80333 München

Friday, September 21, 2018

Start End Event
 09:15 10:30 Plenary discussion “Digitization and Business Ethics. An Insight from Companies”

Norberto Andrade (Facebook)

Andrew Copland-Cale (Siemens)

Michael Menhart (Munich Re)

10:30 10:50 Coffee break
10:50 12:20 SECTION 3

Track 3.A: Ethics of Fintech and Blockchain

Eberhard Schnebel (Goethe University) and Laura Brosig (Commerzbank AG): “The ‘Big Data and Advanced Analytics’ Revolution in Finance”

Sandeep Mishra (Schneider Electric): “Need of Blockchain Based Transparency for Food Industry”

Claus Dierksmeier (University of Tübingen): “Beyond Bitcoin: The Ethical Promises of Blockchain”

Track 3.B: Ethics of Work 4.0

Makoto Usami (Kyoto University): “Digitization and Distributive Justice”

Maxim Egorov (Technical University of Munich): “What Values Count in Digitization: Results of a Survey Among German Business Leaders”

Elisa Maria Entschew (HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management): “Permanent Availability – A Path to Hyperinclusion”

12:20 13:30 Lunch
13:30 15:30 Keynote and panel

Luciano Floridi (Oxford University/Alan Turing Institute): “The Green and The Blue – A Smart Alliance for A Better World”

15:30 15:45 Conference closing


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