Robotics

Speaking on Social Robots (and Other Tech)

2017 - ongoing

This is an updated list on the speeches I have given on social robots, their design and ethics, as well as the case study of designing a robot to teach sign language to children with autism.

Presentations on social robots:

4.11.2019 – "Designing social robots: Methods, ethical considerations, and use cases", lecture at Tampere University course UX in Robotics, Tampere Finland, 30 attendees

15.10.2019 – "A Robotic Tutor of Sign Language for Children with Autism", Health Design 2019: Changing Society and the Future of Wellbeing, Espoo Finland, 30 attendees

26.7.2019 – "Social Robots and Service Design", Beer and Tech at Futubytes, Berlin Germany, 30 attendees

20.5.2019 – Keynote: "Robotic tutor of sign language for children with autism: Case study on a rapid prototyping approach to open robotics development", HNC-USF Platform Promotion Conference, Ningbo China, 100 attendees

7.5.2019 – "Yle Twitchbot: A social robotics design sprint", Yle Betaday with the theme "Internet of Humans", Helsinki Finland, 100 attendees

12.3.2019 – "Designing social robots – How a robot helped children with autism learn sign language", UXDX Conference, Helsinki Finland, 50 attendees

26.3.2019 – "Designing social robots: Use cases, ethical considerations and design methods", Tampere University, Tampere Finland, 30 attendees

12.3.2019 – "Designing social robots: Use cases, ethical considerations and design methods", University of the Arts London, London United Kingdom, 30 attendees

21.11.2018 – "Social Robots", European Robotics Week, Turku Finland, 300 attendees

9.11.2018 – "Design and Ethics of Social Robots", FutuFriday, Helsinki Finland, 500 attendees

29.10.2018 – "Design as a tool for responsible and human-centered robotics", Social robotics breakfast, Helsinki Finland, 40 attendees

25.10.2018 – "Human-centered and ethical design of social robots", Future Female: Robots and Humanity, Helsinki Finland, 50 attendees

10.10.2018 – "Designing social robots – How a robot helped children with autism learn sign language", Mindtrek conference, Tampere Finland, 800 attendees

3.10.2018 – "Design & Social Robots", Turku AI Society: AI & Design: Design, Ethics & Social Robots, Turku Finland, 40 attendees

25.6.2017 – "Robots as a tool for teaching sign language to children with autism ", Futurice Global Meeting, Berlin Germany, 500 attendees

Speaking at Turku AI Society 3.10.2018


Invited talks on other topics:

23.10.2017 – "Digitalizing Finland's Arms Report", Publication ceremony of the Finnish Arms Report in 2017, Helsinki Finland, 50 attendees including notable political figures in Finland

2015 – Invited talk at Rails Girls Finland, a non-profit organisation running coding workshops for girls and women (with Eevi Rutanen)

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