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Conference Project x 2020

"...a brain that is supposed to think accurately..." - Biological Death or Artificial Survival?
Interdisciplinary Perspectives of Existence, Death and Self-Determination 

December 11, 2020

 University building 

09:00 a.m

Opening of the Conference by the Organizers

Amine El Maleq, MA and Tim Willman, MA, MA

09:15 pm
Simulated (inter)subjectivity - Potentials and Risks of Virtual Reality
Prof. Dr. dr Kai Vogeley (Cologne)
10.15 a.m
Does Artificial Intelligence Really Exist?
Prof. Dr. Vincent Muller (Eindhoven)
11.00 a.m
coffe break
11:30 a.m
Star of the Unborn or Being Overwhelmed by Personal Self-Determination
Prof. Dr. Georg Gasser (Augsburg)
12.15 pm
Brain and Mind: New Light on Old Questions
Prof. Dr. Christoph von der Malsburg (Frankfurt aM)
1 p.m
shared lunch
2 p.m
2:45 p.m
We've Always Been Cyborgs
Prof. Dr. Stefan Lorenz Sorgner (Rome)
3.30 p.m
coffe break
Eternal Life in the Cloud?
Prof. Dr. dr Manfred Spitzer (Ulm)
4 p.m
5 p.m
champagne reception
5.30 p.m
Words of Welcome from the Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy at Heinrich Heine University in Düsseldorf
Prof. Dr. Achim Landwehr (Dusseldorf)
5.45 pm
Words of Welcome from the Lord Mayor of the State Capital of Düsseldorf
Thomas Geisel (Dusseldorf)
6 p.m
Panel Discussion
Ghost in the Machine? - Ethical, Political and Anthropological Perspectives
Prof. Dr. dr Michel Friedman (Frankfurt am Main)
8 p.m
dinner together
Prof. Dr. Markus Schrenk
Dr. David Tobinski
Amine El Maleq MA
Tim Willman MA, MA
PD. Dr Christina Kluever
"Schadowstrasse" stop
"Heinrich-Heine-Allee" stop
The university building is located in a pedestrian zone and cannot be approached directly by car.
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