Robots in Society

When: 26th Apr 2017, 14:00 - 26th Apr 2017, 19:30
Where: BCS, 1st Floor, The Davidson Building, 5 Southampton Street, London, WC2E 7HA
Town/City: London
Organiser: BCS Digital Accessibility Specialist Group
Price: BCS Members: £20.00, Non-members: £30.00, WCIT/CLAWAR Members: £20.00 (+ VAT)
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This event is the first in a series of four events which are being planned by the Digital Accessibility SG, Climbing and Walking Robots and the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists to provide an overview of the status of Robotics technology.

The presentations and discussions will focus on:

  • Overview of the growing role of robots in everyday life
  • The emerging technical, regulatory, ethical and legal challenges
  • The societal requirements for robotics in the fields of personal care and medical services

Closing date for bookings is 26 April 2017 @ 1pm. No more bookings will be taken after this date. 
For overseas delegates who wish to attend the event please note that BCS do not issue invitation letters.

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