4-6 May 2020
Europe/Vienna timezone

Keynotespeaker

Corinna Bath, Response-ability: Addressing gender bias and discrimination in Artifcial Intelligence


(c) Corinna Bath/TU Braunschweig

Prof. Dr.-Ing.Corinna Bath is Professor for "Gender, Technology and Mobility" at the TU Braunschweig and Ostfalia University of Applied Sciences and spokesperson for the doctoral program "Gendered Configurations of Humans and Machines". Her research focuses on gender research in mechanical engineering and computer science, science and technology studies, (de-)gendering of technical artefacts, feminist theory and epistemology, inter- and transdisciplinarity.

 

 

Petra Schaper-Rinkel, Do digital platforms have politics? Future(s) of Democracy in the Era of Artificial Intelligence

Prof. Dr. Petra Schaper Rinkel is Professor for Science and Technology Studies of Digital Change and Vice Rector for Digital Transformation at the University Graz. Before, she was at the AIT - Austrian Institute of Technology, where she was responsible for European projects, the establishment of Foresight and technology Assessment and technology Assessment in the Austrian Parliament and for the program development of the research field Societal Futures. Her research focuses on digital transformation, innovation policy in the field of new technologies as well as politics and practices in shaping the future (participatory foresight processes, scenarios, visions, utopias, imaginations of future technologies).

   

 

Christoph Görg, Challenges of Sustainability Transformations. Determining alternatives in the stock-flow-service nexus.


(c) Pilo Pichler

Prof. Dr. Christoph Görg is working at the Institute of Social Ecology, University for Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna. From 2008 to 2015 he was Prof. for Environmental Governance at the University of Kassel and Head of Department Environmental Politics at the UFZ-Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research in Leipzig. Main areas of research are on social-ecological transformations, ecosystem services and biodiversity, and conceptual work on social and political ecology and on inter- and transdisciplinary research.