WeRobot 2014 – Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I find the papers?

Links to all of the papers discussed at the conference can be found by clicking on the paper titles on the We Robot 2014 Program page.

Should I read the papers?

Yes. They’re great. And we encourage you to read the papers before the conference because at We Robot presenters do not present their own papers. Instead the discussant summarizes and critiques the argument, followed by a brief response from the paper’s author(s). Then we open it up to the audience for discussion.

I don’t have time to read the papers. Is there a cheat sheet?

Not exactly. But you could look at the summaries of the papers we’ve been running on this blog. See Presentations – April 4 and Presentations – April 5 for the full list.

Will you be streaming the conference?

Yes, We Robot 2014 will be live streaming. In case of technical difficulties we will also have a backup live stream.

When does Registration close?

Registration closes Wednesday at 12 PM. If you do not register, we cannot promise you a seat. At present it seems there may be a few seats available for participants who do not preregister but we cannot guarantee availability. Plus, you won’t get a cool nametag.

What does it cost to register?

Registration is free.

How do I get to the Conference?

Here are the directions to We Robot 2014.

Where do I park?

There will be marked parking lots around the Newman Alumni Center where you will be free to park your car.

What is the dress code?

Casual. We want you to feel comfortable.

NewIconIs there a hashtag?

There is: #WeRobot

What are Birds of a Feather Sessions?

Birds of a Feather Sessions are Friday night dinners at local restaurants for attendees who are interested in grouping together based on specific areas of interest. We will have sign up sheets at the conference registration desk on Friday morning. The conference does not pay for these dinners, but we have selected moderately priced restaurants.

Who sponsors We Robot?

The Sponsors of We Robot 2014 are:

  • The University of Miami School of Law
  • Hollywood Media Corp.
  • Microsoft
  • University of Miami Ethics Programs
  • Yale Information Society Project
  • Google
  • Arsht Ethics Initiatives

If you see a sponsor at the event, please thank them!


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