Talks

 DigiDays 2017. Keynote talk. Swiss Life

DigiDays 2017. Keynote talk. Swiss Life

 

Invited speaker

  • 2019. Humains augmentés et transhumanisme, réflexions éthiques. Annual Congress of the FSFA - Fondation suisse pour la formation par l’audiovisuel. Bern, Switzerland. March 14, 2019

  • 2018. The Constitutions Time Machine. SciComm Studio 013: Can Science Save Democracy? Explore the importance of science communication in shaping public policy. Swissnex San Francisco. Nov 8, 2018

  • 2018. L'IA à l'ère de l'augmentation humaine: réflexion éthique. EthiX: Lab for Innovation Ethics. Lausanne. June 7, 2018

  • 2018. AI in the Age of Human Enhancement. Cercle international de Genève. Brocher Fondation. June 6, 2018

  • 2018. Digitalization of Homo Sapiens. Ethical Reflections. WHO Lunch Seminar. Geneva, April 10, 2018

  • 2018. Humains augmentés et transhumanisme: enjeux éthiques. University of Lausanne. CAS Ethique, santé et environnement. March 23, 2018

  • 2018. Vulnerability in the Age of Human Enhancement. Brocher Foundation. March 6, 2018

  • 2018. Outsourcing our moral decisions to machines: ethical inquiry, with reference to Minority Report (2002: Spielberg) and Black Mirror. SNF Workshop. University of Zurich. Jan 31, 2018

  • 2017. A moral app to make me virtuous. Can artificial intelligence and Big Data be useful for moral bio-enhancement? Iranian Association of Ethics in Science and Technology.1st international congress on Ethics of Science and Technology. December 4-8, 2017

  • 2017. La digitalisation d'Homo sapiens : réflexions éthiques. 26ème Journée de rencontre du Genève Lab. Genève, Nov 14, 2017

  • 2017. The Death of Death and Transhumanism. Znacht der Zukünfte: Tod, Zurich, Switzerland, Nov 9, 2017.

  • 2017. Intelligence artificielle et transhumanisme. Société Suisse de Zofingue, University of Lausanne, Oct 27, 2017

  • 2017. Les sciences humaines: un outil pour lutter contre la déshumanisation. Assemblée générale de l'Association valaisanne des professionnels des sciences humaines, Sion, Switzerland. Oct 17, 2017

  • 2017. Améliorer ses décisions morales via une intelligence artificielle? Réflexions éthiques. Forum Economique Rhodanien, Martigny, Switzerland. Sept 15, 2017

  • 2017. L’homme augmenté ? Questions éthiques. Musée romain de Lausanne. Sept 6, 2017

  • 2017. Humains, Posthumains. S’augmenter oui, mais pourquoi?. MAS Quality and Strategy Management, HES-SO. Sierre, Switzerland. June 23, 2017

  • 2017. Humanity+: towards what do we wish to enhance? Yonsei-UNIGE Theological Conference, University of Geneva, June 22, 2017

  • 2017. A quoi bon... devenir des super humains! Café scientifique, Genève, Switzerland. May 29, 2017

  • 2017. La paraplégie demain : perspectives et enjeux. Table ronde. ParaRomandie 1ère rencontre romande de paraplégie. Suva, Sion. May 13, 2017

  • 2017. Superhumains.ch passés, présents, futurs. Théâtre du Crochetan, Monthey. May, 2017

  • 2017. Humanity+: Ethical Inquiry. SwissLife, Zurich. March, 2017

  • 2017. Humains augmentés: Enjeux éthiques. Haute école de gestion, Geneva. April 7, 2017

  • 2017. Superhumains.ch: Perspectives artistiques sur l‘Homme augmenté. Forum Européen de Bioéthique, Starsbourg. Feb, 2017

  • 2016. Science fiction and human enhancement: An analysis of the movie In Time (2011). Lunchtime Seminar, Institute of Biomedical Ethics and History of Medicine, University of Zurich. April 13, 2016

  • 2016. Medical humanities – a brief international overview. Workshop: Medical Humanities: Mapping the Landscape, Center for Medical Humanities, University of Zurich. April 5, 2016

  • 2016. A ‘Youthful’ and Artistic Analysis of the Ethics of Human Enhancement. Journal Club, Humanities in Healthcare, University of Calgary, Canada, Jan 28, 2016

  • 2016. Introduction à l’augmentation humaine. Fondation Brocher: 200 years of Frankenstein. June 11, 2016

  • 2016. L’Homme augmenté, est-il toujours un Homme? Association des étudiants en philosophie de l’Université de Neuchâtel. March 23, 2016.

  • 2015. Human enhancement: ethical issues. TEDGlobal>Geneva. Workshop : ‘Superhuman theme day’. Dec 8, 2015

  • 2015. Human Enhancement: the Ethics of Engineering our common Future. Pfizer series on ‘Ethik und Mensh’. Pfizer, Zurich, Switzerland, Nov 26, 2015

  • 2015. Augmentation humaine et sport pour handicapés. Colloque Sport et Handicap « Etre handicapé, devenir champion ». University of Lausanne, Nov 13, 2015

  • 2015. Enhancement as Medicine? Workshop: Was ist Medizin? Perspektiven aus den Medical Humanities. University of Zurich, Nov 5, 2015

  • 2015. Enhancing towards the ‘Last Universal Common Descendant’. Philosophy and Theology of Immortality, Hull, UK. May 22, 2015.

  • 2015. Response to Nicolas Agar regarding his book Truly Human Enhancement. American Philosophy Association conference. Vancouver, Canada. April 3, 2015

  • 2015. An introduction to the ethics of human enhancement. Winter School on Human Enhancement. University of Zurich. March 4, 2015

  • 2014. Ethique et amélioration humaine: Demain, tous des X-men? Symposium PI. Conference at the Crochetan Theater, Monthey, Switzerland. Nov 28, 2014

  • 2012. Perfection and enhancement: should we speak of the ideal self? Research Colloquium on Biomedical Ethics. Institute of Biomedical Ethics, University of Zurich, Switzerland. Dec 10, 2012

  • 2010. Human enhancement and transhumanism. Panel Discussion. University of British Columbia, Canada. May 27, 2010

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Selected speaker

  • 2017. Delegating moral decisions to algorithms Ethical inquiry. Swiss Society of Bioethics. November 24, 2017

  • 2016. Superhumains.ch: artistic perspectives on human enhancement. 13th World Congress of Bioethics, Edinburgh. June 2016

  • 2015. Superhumains.ch: A ‘youthful’ analysis of human enhancement. Swiss Society of Biomedical Ethics, Bigorio, Switzerland, Nov 28, 2015

  • 2014. Superhumains.ch: l’amélioration humaine vue par les ados. Swiss Society of Biomedical Ethics, Bigorio, Switzerland, Nov 6, 2014

  • 2014. The morality of human enhancement and the capability approach. 6th Conference of the Beyond Humanism Conference Series – Posthuman Politics. University of the Aegean, Mytilini, Greece. Sept 25-28, 2014

  • 2014. The ideal human as a guide to human enhancement? 12th World Congress of Bioethics. Mexico City, Mexico. June 26, 2014

  • 2014. Enhancing towards the ideal human? A capability approach to assess the morality of human enhancement. 2nd International workshop in practical ethics: Bioethics and human enhancement. University of Granada, Spain. June 16, 2014

  • 2014. The ideal human and enhancement: a capability approach. Applied Ethics Seminar. University of Oxford, England. June 4, 2014

  • 2014. The capability approach and human enhancement. The Ockham Society of the University of Oxford, England. June 2, 2014

  • 2013. Evaluating human enhancements: the importance of ideals. Applied Ethics Seminar. University of Oxford, England.Nov 20, 2013

  • 2013. Human enhancement and perfectionist assumptions. Swiss Society of Biomedical Ethics, Bigorio, Switzerland. Nov 7, 2013

  • 2013. Examining underlying perfectionist assumptions found in the debate about the ethics of human enhancement. Conference: The Posthuman: Differences, Embodiments, Performativity. University of Roma 3, Italy. Sep 15, 2013

  • 2012. What does enhancement mean? Distinguishing between a backward and forward-looking approach to improvement. Swiss Society of Biomedical Ethics, Bigorio, Switzerland. Nov 8, 2012

  • 2012. Human Enhancement: An overview of the debate. Seminar on Bioethics Institut für Bio- und Medizinethik, University of Basel, Switzerland. Oct 18, 2012

  • 2012. The relationship between human enhancement and the idea of perfection. Revisiting definitions in the debate. Enhancement, emerging technologies, and social challenges. Inter-University Center, Dubrovnik, Croatia. Sep 11, 2012

  • 2012. What does Enhancement mean? The debate between idealists and non-idealists. Seminar Course at the Institute of Biomedical Ethics Basel, Switzerland. Sep 6, 2012

  • 2012. Revealing the paradoxical perfectionist arguments of bioconservatives in the debate about human enhancement. 11th World Congress of Bioethics. Rotterdam, The Netherlands. June 27, 2012

  • 2011. Clarifying and defining perfection in the debate about the ethics of human enhancement. Transforming Human Nature Conference. Dublin, Ireland. Oct 22, 2011

  • 2011. Human enhancement and perfection. European Society of Philosophy of Medicine and Healthcare, Annual Conference. Zurich, Switzerland. August 18, 2011