Speaker bio's

William Bainbridge

William Bainbridge is Deputy Director of the Division of Information and Intelligent Systems of the National Science Foundations, author of fourteen books and numerous articles, and editor of Societal Implications of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Converging Technologies for Improving Human Performance, and the Encyclopedia of Human-Computer Interaction.

James Moor

James Moor is a professor of philosophy at Dartmouth College and is an adjunct professor with The Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics (CAPPE) at Australian National University. His publications include work on computer ethics, nanoethics, philosophy of artificial intelligence, philosophy of mind, philosophy of science, and logic. He is currently editor of the philosophical journal Minds and Machines. He is also the president of the International Society for Ethics and Information Technology (INSEIT) and in 2003 received the American Computing Machinery SIGCAS Making a Difference Award.

Julian Savulescu 

Julian Savulescu is director of the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics. He is also head of the Melbourne-Oxford Stem Cell Collaboration, devoted to examining the ethical implications of cloning and embryonic stem cell research. He is editor of the prestigious Journal of Medical Ethics, and author of over 100 articles in medical ethics journals.