November 20, 2018 17:14


Date/Time: Dec.15, 2018(Sat) 09:30-18:05 (Doors open at 9:00)
Dec.16, 2018(Sun) 10:00-16:05 (Doors open at 9:30)
Venue: International Institute for Advanced Studies (9-3 Kizugawadai, Kizugawa City, Kyoto)
Languages: English and Japanese, with simultaneous interpretation
Admission: Free

Organizer: Artificial Intelligence Ethics and Society Team, RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project (AIP)
Co-Sponsor: International Institute for Advanced Studies
Support: Kyoto Univ. Center for the Promotion of Interdisciplinary Education and Research, Artificial Intelligence Research Unit; Center for Legal and Political Practice, Graduate School of Law and Politics, Osaka Univ


Artificial Intelligence (AI) and other kinds of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) have advanced rapidly in recent years. There is an urgent need to develop an ethical foundation for continued coevolution with technology through coexistence and symbiosis with things and machines, while retaining an appropriate awe of technology.
RIKEN plans to hold an international symposium concerning ethical issues toward the era of AI Technology Civilization in Kyoto on 15 and 16 December 2018 in order to kick off international discussions for formulating a set of ethical principles for human beings toward the era of AI Technology Civilization mainly from academic viewpoints of humanities and social sciences (e.g. philosophy, ethics, pedagogy, and jurisprudence). This set of ethical principles, tentatively named as “Human-Ethics (JINRIN)in the Era of AI”, would consist of ethical norms for human beings along with the global advancement and deployment of AI Networking throughout human societies.


December 15 (Sat)
General Chairperson: Shoko SUZUKI (Team Leader, RIKEN AIP; Prof., Kyoto Univ.)

09:30-09:40 Opening Remarks Shoko SUZUKI (Team Leader, RIKEN AIP; Prof., Kyoto Univ.)
09:40-09:50 Address from RIKEN AIP Naonori UEDA (Deputy Director, RIKEN AIP)
09:50-10:35 Keynote Speech I “Artificial Intelligence as Challenge to Society and Education Global Youth at Digital Trajectories in the Anthropocene”
Prof. Christoph WULF (Free Univ. of Berlin; Vice President of the German UNESCO Commission)
10:35-12:30 Round Table I “Substratum of AI Technology Civilization 1: Transformation of Human Beings in the Era Permeated by AI Networking”
Chairperson: Shoko SUZUKI (Team Leader, RIKEN AIP; Prof., Kyoto Univ.)
__10:35-11:20 Speech 1 “Evolutionary Neurobiology of Morality in Ancestral and Future Human Brain”
Atsushi IRIKI (Team Leader, RIKEN BDR)
__11:20-12:05 Speech 2 “Autonomy, Representation, and Trust: Institutions on the Allocation of Power and Responsibility”
Takehiro OHYA (Prof., Keio Univ.)
__12:05-12:30 Discussion

12:30-13:40 Lunch Break

13:40-14:10 Special Keynote Speech I (Video) “OECD’s Works on AI”
Andrew W. WYCKOFF (Director of the OECD’s Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation)
14:10-17:55 Round Table II “Substratum of AI Technology Civilization 2: Law and Economy in the Society Permeated by AI Networking”
Chairperson: Masaki FUKUDA (Senior Visiting Scientist, RIKEN AIP; Prof., Osaka Univ.)
Commentator: Hiroshi NAKAGAWA (Group Director, RIKEN AIP)
14:10-14:15 Proposal of Issues “Law and Economy in the Society permeated by AI Networking”
Masaki FUKUDA (Senior Visiting Scientist, RIKEN AIP; Prof., Osaka Univ.)
__14:15-15:00 Speech 1 “Artificial Intelligence and Transparency. Legal, Ethical and Technological
Considerations in the Light of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)”
Alexander J. WULF (Prof., SRH Hochschule Berlin – The International Management Univ.)
__15:00-15:45 Speech 2 “Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Big Data: Issues in Competition Law”
Kuninobu TAKEDA (Prof., Osaka Univ.)
__15:45-16:00 Break
__16:00-16:45 Speech 3 “Issues to Be addressed for Social Implementation of AI – from a Business Law Perspective, and Based on My Experiences for Conducting Research in Some European Countries”
Hiroyuki SANBE (Attorney at Law; Partner of Atsumi & Sakai)
__16:45-17:30 Speech 4 “Law, Ethics and Technology in the AI Network Society”
Satoshi NARIHARA (Visiting Scientist, RIKEN AIP; Assoc. Prof., Kyushu Univ.)
__17:30-17:55 Discussion
17:55-18:05 Closing Remarks Hiroshi NAKAGAWA (Group Director, RIKEN AIP)

December 16 (Sun)
General Chairperson: Shoko SUZUKI (Team Leader, RIKEN AIP; Prof., Kyoto Univ.)

10:00-10:10 Opening Remarks Hiroshi MATSUMOTO (President, RIKEN; Director, International Institute for Advanced Studies; Prof. Emeritus and Ex-President, Kyoto Univ.)
10:10-10:30 Keynote Speech II (Video) “New Era for a Sustainable Future”
Mamoru MOHRI (Chief Executive Director of Miraikan – The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation; Astronaut)
10:30-11:15 Keynote Speech III “The Human-Centric AI Society and The Evolution of Human”
Osamu SUDOH (Prof., Univ. of Tokyo; Chairperson, Conference toward AI Network Society; Chairperson, Expert Panel in the Cabinet Office of Japan on Social Principles for Human-Centric AI)
11:15-12:00 Keynote Speech IV “Technologies of Hope”
Luciano FLORIDI (Prof., Philosophy and Ethics of Information; Director Digital Ethics Lab, Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford)

12:00-13:20 Lunch Break

13:20-13:30 Address from Kansai Research Institute Yasuo KASHIHARA (President, Public Foundation of Kansai Research Institute)
13:30-14:15 Special Keynote Speech II “Reflections on Artificial Intelligence for a human-centered ethics and sustainable development”
Moez CHAKCHOUK (Assistant Director-General of UNESCO)
14:15-15:00 Keynote Speech V “Toward AI-Embedded Society”
Koichi HORI (Team Leader, RIKEN AIP; Prof., Univ. of Tokyo)
15:00-15:15 Break
15:15-15:45 Special Speech Commemorating the Order of Culture “AI as a Forefront of Philosophy”
Makoto NAGAO (Prof. Emeritus and Ex-President, Kyoto Univ.; Member of Japan Academy; Academic Advisor and Ex-Director, International Institute for Advanced Studies)
15:45-16:05 Closing Remarks “Human-Ethics(JINRIN) in the Era of AI-Technocivilisation”
Shoko SUZUKI (Team Leader, RIKEN AIP; Prof., Kyoto Univ.)

About Symposium: Contact, RIKEN AIP
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