14.04.2021

The future of democracy

From May 10 to 12, an online conference with keynote speakers such as Philip Howard and Julian Nida-Rümelin will shed light on the impact of digitalisation, artificial intelligence and virtual realities.

Collage: ITA

NOTE: The conference will be held in German, however, Philip Howard will hold his Keynote in English on May 10 at 5pm. It can be attended via a webinar, register here.

The annual conference of the Institute of Technology Assessment (ITA) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences will this year not only be held in cooperation with the Austrian-Swiss-German “Netzwerk Technikfolgenabschätzung” (Network Technology Assessment), but will also take place online, due to the Corona situation.

The three-day event includes keynotes by Philip Howard, Gerda Falkner, Julian Nida-Rümelin and Moritz Leuenberger. Alexander Bogner, sociologist at the ITA, and the ITA-team put together a colorful programme including sessions on digital capitalism, filter bubbles, the power of algorithms or digitalisation and policy-making.

You can view the full programme and register here