Conference on Technology Ethics provides a shared venue for research and business


Conference on Technology Ethics – Tethics – offers a venue for open dialogue about technology ethics. The conference organizing committee welcomes both researchers and business professionals to enjoy keynote speeches, novel research, and discussions on 21st October 2020. 

The conference will be completely virtual and free so that everyone can participate despite COVID-19 pandemic. To participate in this scientific and multidisciplinary, but casual conference, register by the 19th October 2020 at:

Tethics 2020 provides two interesting keynote speeches. Maija-Riitta Ollila, who is Professor of Practice in the field of global business ethics at Turku School of Economics, speaks about responsibility, attributions and control in the context of AI. Ollila has taught philosophy at several universities and published a book about the ethics of artificial intelligence.

Professor Bernd Carsten Stahl, who is the director of the Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility at De Montfort University, Leicester, UK, speaks about ecosystem perspective on the ethics of AI, and emerging digital technologies. Stahl is a leading scholar in the field of ethics of computing and responsibility research and innovation in ICT.  

Nine scientific conference papers are presented in three sessions, which are 1) Rules and rights, 2) AI and machine learning, and 3) Individuals. In addition to formal communication, the conference day also provides opportunities for networking and informal conversations.

Tethics is organized by Future Ethics research group, which operates in Turku School of Economics at the University of Turku. In scientific research, this group focuses on the ethics of future technologies, especially, but not limited, to information technologies.

> More information and registration

> Future Ethics research group

> Thematic collaborations in research: Digital futures

For more information, please contact:

Ph.D. Jani S. Koskinen, Conference Chair

Postdoctoral Researcher, Information Systems Science, University of Turku

p. 040 149 7566,

Created 16.10.2020 | Updated 16.10.2020