Is a Smarter World a Better World? Key Questions at the Intersection of Technology, Intelligence, and Ethics

Laura Specker Sullivan
College of Charleston
Chair, Neuroethics Affinity Group for the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities

Thursday July 18, 10:30 – 12:00
Location: Weasler Auditorium

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Laura Specker Sullivan: Homepage

Watch: On IEEEtv (Sept 2018): Is the Future of Humanity Bionic? 
From the IEEE TechEthics Conversations Series

– Angel Giuffria | Bionic Actress, Congenital Amputee
– Oleg Pianykh | Head of Foot Development and Project Management, Otto Bock Healthcare LP
– Laura Specker Sullivan | Assistant Professor of Philosophy, College of Charleston
– Mark A. Vasquez | IEEE TechEthics Program Manager (moderator)

Watch: YouTube video (June 2018): Laura Specker Sullivan: The Ethical Significance of the Face and AI Facial Recognition

Laura Specker Sullivan
College of Charleston

Laura Specker Sullivan, PhD, is a specialist in interdisciplinary and cross-cultural ethics in technology and medicine. She is an assistant professor of philosophy at the College of Charleston. She has held fellowships at the Center for Bioethics, Harvard Medical School, the Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering, University of Washington, the National Core for Neuroethics, University of British Columbia, and the Kokoro Research Center, Kyoto University. She received her PhD in philosophy from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. She is currently the chair of the Neuroethics Affinity Group for the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, a member of the IEEE Ad Hoc TechEthics Committee, and a member of the Philosophy and Medicine committee of the American Philosophical Association.