“Digital Technologies during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Ethical Perspectives from a European Perspective”
Date: Thursday, 17 March 2022
Time: 10:45 CET (18:45 JST)
The Covid 19 pandemic has spurred digitization in some European countries such as Germany. However, the increasing use of technology for pandemic management, but also in healthcare, is accompanied by public concerns about ethical issues and privacy. In particular, the question arises whether European countries have succeeded in fulfilling their agenda of responsible research and innovation of digital technologies even under pandemic conditions. Starting from a German and European perspective, the lecture will provide some reflections on ethical aspects and in particular on the importance of trustworthy data technologies.