Research presented at the following conferences, seminars and workshops

 

  • “Democracy in the age of Artificial Intelligence: High risk for democratic processes?” at  The 31st World Congress of the International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (IVR – 2024), Soongsil University, Seoul, Republic of Korea, July 7-12, 2024.

  • With prof. Clara Velasco “Barcelona Protocol: A New Tool for Algorithmic Transparency?” at the European Urban Research Association (EURA) conference “The European City: A practice of resilience in the face of an uncertain future,” University of Iceland, Reikjavik, June 22-24, 2023

  • “Ethical issues of community-driven blockchain systems” at the IEEE Ethics 2023 Conference, College of Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, May 18-20, 2023

  • “Understanding Freedom in the Age of the Machines: What does it Mean to Be Digitally Free?” at the International Conference on Computer Ethics: Philosophical Enquiry 2023 (CEPE 2023), Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, May 16-18, 2023

  • with prof. Clara Isabel Velasco Rico: "ETIAS System and new proposals to advance the use of AI in law enforcement" at the Jean Monnet Network on EU Law Enforcement (EULEN) Conference on Artificial Intelligence Systems and EU Law Enforcement: Between Effectiveness and the Rule of Law," Centre for the European Studies at the University of Castilla-La Mancha, Toledo (Spain), March 23-24, 2023

  • "Right to Robot or a Duty to Older Generations" at 'Robophilosophy 2022 Conference - Social Robots in Social Institutions' at the Unversity of Helsinki (Finland), August 16-19, 2022. 

  • "Human Enhancement and AI: Blending of Neuroethics with Engineering Ethics" at the International Association of Computing and Philosophy (IACAP) Conference, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara (USA), July 22-24, 2022. 

  • “Averting Enfeeblement and Fostering Empowerment: Algorithmic Rights and the Right to Good Administration” at ‘Algorithmic Law and Society Symposium’ at the HEC Business School, Paris (France), December 1-3, 2021.

  • “AI and Analytics: Dilemmas for Justice, Employment, and Human Rights” at the  ‘AI and Human Rights: Friend or Foe?’ workshop at the Erasmus University Rotterdam, October 28-29, 2021.

  • “AI between Science and Fiction: The Case of Legal Education” at the International Conference “Future Law, Ethics and Smart Technologies” at the Parliament of Lithuania, February 18, 2020.

  •  “Trustworthy Artificial Inteligence and Human Rights” at the International Political Science Association (IPSA) Research Committee on Human Rights 26 Symposium “Current Issues of Human Rights,” Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, May 23-24, 2019.

  • “Stairway to Personhood: People, Corporations and AI” at the “AI: Law and Policy Conference,” The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and University of Haifa (Israel), November 26-27, 2018

  • “Human  Rights  and  Nonhuman  Corporations:  Fighting  the  Stereotype  and  Changing  the  Paradigm” at the AHRI (Association of Human Rights Institutes) 2018 Conference “Renewing Rights In Times of Transition: 70 Years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights,” University of Edinburgh Law Shool (Scotland), September 7-8, 2018.

  • “Non Human Rights” at The 9th Beyond Humanism Conference, John Cabot University (Italy), July 19-21, 2017.

  •  “Differently Human: Anthrobots and Us” at the workshop “Anthrobotics: New Perspectives on Social Automata and Techno-Social Cognitive Systems,” University of Edinburgh (UK), March 21, 2017. 

  •  “Regulating Robots: Who? What? Why? How?” at the 6th Biennal Conference “Regulatory Governance” of European Consortium for Political Research, Tilburg University (The Netherlands),  July 6–8, 2016.

  •  “Against Human Exceptionalism: Environmental Ethics and Machine Question” at the Annual Meeting of International Association for Computing and Philosophy (IACAP 2016), University of Ferrara (Italy), June 14–17, 2016.

  •  “Legal Personhood for Robots: Parallels, Lessons, and Suggestions” (poster) at the “We Robot 2016” Conference on Legal and  Policy Issues Relating to Robotics, University of Miami School of Law (USA), April 1–2, 2016.

  •  “Artificial Agents: Some Consequences of a Few Capacities” at Robo-Philosophy Conference 2014, Aarhus University (Denmark), August 20-23, 2014.

  •  “Group Agency and Artificial Agency” at the Max Weber June Conference 2014, European University Institute (Italy), June 11–13, 2014.

  •  “Kant and Kurzweil: Transcendental Philosophy Meets the Pattern Recognition Theory of Mind” (poster) at Philosophy & Theory of Artificial Intelligence Conference (PT-AI 2013), Oxford University (UK), September 21–22, 2013.

  •  “Capabilities That Matter or the Matter of Capabilities” at Ambiguous Technologies: Philosophical Issues, Practical Solutions, Human Nature (CEPE 2013), Autonomà University, Lisbon (Portugal), July 1–3, 2013. Chair of Session “Accountability.”

  •  “From Capabilities to Rights: The Present with Animals as a Model for a Future with Robots,” at the 2nd International Philosophy Conference “Philosophy, Human Rights and Democracy,” Autonomous University of Madrid (Spain), November 12–16, 2012.

  •  “Technique and Law: Friction in the 21st Century,” at the International conference Rethinking Jacques Ellul and the Technological Society in the 21st Century, Lisbon (Portugal), June 17–18, 2011.

  •  “The Regulation of Intellectual Property in the Age of Innovation: The Reality of Facts and the Utopia of Justice” (in Italian), at the workshop Forum italiano per lo studio dell’innovazione 2011: L’innovazione tecnologica tra vecchie e nuove diseguaglianze, Rovigo (Italy), November 21–22, 2011.

  •  “Governance of Technoscientific Innovation: Legal Approach,” at the EASST 2010 Conference, Practicing Science and Technology, Performing the Social, held at University of Trento, September 1–4, 2010.