AAIP press release: Leading robotics experts lead the debate about ethics and safety at European Parliament event

News | Posted on Monday 11 February 2019

The Assuring Autonomy International Programme was part of a debate organised by White Rose Brussels about how we address the challenges of increasing human-robot interaction in many areas of society.

The event, which took place last week (Wednesday 6 February 2019) at the European Parliament in Brussels, brought together leading robotics experts from the three White Rose Universities (Leeds, Sheffield and York), with MEPs and industry.

The invited group discussed the development of a framework to address the ethical and safety issues that arise from the growth of human-robot interaction. It was hosted by John Proctor MEP and chaired by Professor Hai-Sui Yu, Deputy Vice-Chancellor: International at the University of Leeds.

Read the event report