The first robot in the world with a passport, Sophia the robot, will visit the Nafpaktos region on March 10 to attend a breakaway panel on “Artificial Intelligence & Ethics.”
According to a statement, the “Meet Sophia Conference” will take place at Central Greek city environs with participants from six countries.
Along with Sophia the robot, they will discuss significant aspects of human and artificial intelligence coexistence.
The conference will be held at the Nafpaktos International Conference Center housed at the Monastery Metamorfossi tou Sotiros (Transfiguration of Christ) in the Skala Nafpaktias, north of Nafpaktos proper, facing the Corinthian Gulf.
Among the issues examined will be ethical, including the protection of privacy, and the safeguarding of justice and of human values. The issues relate to the Applied Philosophy field of techno-ethics, which examines the relationship between technological development and the values of contemporary society.
Some 150 people have been invited to attend this event, which will not be open to the public.
Sophia is a social humanoid robot developed by Hong Kong-based Hanson Robotics, and is represented in Greece by Victorious Network. She was activated on February 14, 2016 and made her first public appearance in mid-March 2016. She has met with state leaders and widely recognized individuals, and has given interviews at the greatest television networks of the globe.