The report of the full day conference “Democracy in a Digital Society”, which was held in Berlin on 24 January 2019, is now available. The report is structured as a roadmap of the steps that are considered necessary to adapt democracy to the challenges that have been put on the table by the digital revolution. Discussions built on the work developed by the ALLEA Working Group “Truth, Trust and Expertise” and acted as the starting point for Re-Imagine Europa’s task force on “Democracy in a Digital Society”, so there will soon be more news on this topic.
For the moment, here is the final version of the report:
Manuel Castells, prominent member of Re Imagine Europa advisory board, Professor of Sociology at the Open University of Catalonia (UOC) and Wallis Annenberg Chair Professor of Communication Technology and Society at the Annenberg School of Communication, University of Southern California, has been appointed minister of the University of the new Spanish government. Castells predicted many … Continued
The “CONFERENCE ON ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: THE EUROPEAN APPROACH FOR CITIZENS’ WELLBEING” was held at the European Parliament in Brussels on the 19th of November, 2019. Organized by the Italian National Council for Research (CNR, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche) with the aim of raising awareness of the growing impact of artificial intelligence on society, the conference was … Continued
On the 8th of October 2019, the report on “Genome Editing in Agriculture – Implications for Society” was presented at the European Parliament by Commissioner Carlos Moedas. During the second edition of the Brussels Science in Society Salon, hosted by MEP Maria da Graça Carvalho, the report was presented to key representatives from the European … Continued