Roboethics

Upcoming Events

Special Lecture in Holistic Education in Japan and Asia Workshop
Business Ethics, Innovation and Mind-body Unification in Japan and East Asia

Laboratory of Advanced Research A111, University of Tsukuba
Saturday, 13:00~17:00, October 31st 2015

For more information, please view the event program here.


Previous Events

Robo-Ethics and "Mind-Body-Schema" of Human and Robot
Challenges for a Better Quality of Life

International Symposium
International Conference Hall - January 23, 2015

Time Event
09:45 - 10:15 Keynote Address
  • President, University of Tsukuba: Prof. Dr. Kyosuke NAGATA
Welcoming Addresses
  • Chair of IATS-Program, University of Tsukuba: Prof. Dr. Koetsu SATO
  • German Embassy: Monika SOMMER, Counsellor
  • University of Tsukuba: Prof. Dr. Akira MATSUMURA, Vice-President
10:15 - 12:15 1. Session: Robo-Ethics and Education Based on a Body Schema of Human and Robot
  • Plenary Address: Prof. Dr. Makoto NAKADA, University of Tsukuba
  • Prof. Dr. Yoshiyuki SANKAI, University of Tsukuba
  • Prof. Dr. Rafael CAPURRO, Chair, International Center for Information Ethics (ICIE)
  • Prof. Dr. Koetsu SATO, University of Tsukuba
30 Minute Discussion
  • Moderator: Prof. Dr. Martin POHL, University of Tsukuba
12:15 - 13:00 Lunch Break
13:00 - 14:20 2. Session: Robo-Ethics and the Role of the Public Authority
  • German Perspective: Dr. h.c. Juergen GOHDE, Advisor to the German Government, President: Board of Trustees of the German Society of the Aged
  • Japanese Perspective: Hidenobu OTANI, Director General, MHLW
  • 30 Minute Discussion
    • Moderator: Prof. Dr. Yutaka TSUJINAKA, University of Tsukuba
14:50 - 16:30 3. Session: Robo-Ethics as Challenge for Management of the Robot-related Industry
  • Prof. Dr. Martin POHL, University of Tsukuba
  • Dr. Yoshihide KIYOSAWA, Chief Engineer, Harmonic Drive Systems, Tokyo
  • Dr. Rainer BISCHOFF, KUKA, Head of Technology Development, Augsburg
  • Dr. Andreas BLEY, CEO, Metra Labs, Illmenau
30 Minute Discussion
  • Moderator: Prof. Naoki FUKUHARA, University of Tsukuba
16:45 - 17:30 Summary Panel Discussion
  • Moderator: Prof. Naoki FUKUHARA
17:30 Closing Remark
  • Prof. Dr. Michiyoshi AE, Vice-President, University of Tsukuba
18:00 - 20:00 Reception on invitation of Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation