Social Robots Interacting With and Helping People: Key Capability, Legal, and Ethical Challenges

Innovation and Economic Growth and Privacy and Security

Event Details

  • Stanford Law School
    Crown Quadrangle
    559 Nathan Abbott Way
    Room 290

  • Stanford, CA
  • November 14, 2017, 12:45 PM - 2:00 PM
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Presented by Stanford Law School


Autonomous social robots are poised and ready to disrupt our lives. They are being mass produced and are slowly infiltrating our homes, workplaces, roads, and public places. This talk will describe state-of-the-art social robot technology and social robot market opportunities. Professor Mary-Anne Williams, Director of Disruptive Innovation at the University of Technology Sydney, will discuss some key legal and ethical challenges that arise, including privacy, security, and safety.


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