News on Jeroen van den Hoven
Jeroen van den Hoven appointed as Chair Data Ethics Committee UWV (Government organisation with 20.000 employees that deals with Social Benefist in The Netherlands)
Jeroen van den Hoven, professor of Ethics and Technology at TU Delft and chairman of the Data Ethics Committee, likes to stand with 'the boots in the mud'. 'The stakes are high at UWV: nearly 20,000 people work on a crucial dimension of our society: social security. More than 10 million Dutch citizens pay social security contributions, a large number of which make direct use of UWV services. This is about something.' (DUTCH)
The European Commission appointed 15 new members of the new European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies (EGE). Jeroen van den Hoven, professor in Ethics and Technology at TU Delft, has been reappointed.
The digital transformation theme is one of the major global transitions that offer opportunities at national and international level. During a round table on this theme, stakeholders explored together what is needed to be able to develop and adopt new digital applications faster and better. In Dutch
Response on the European Commission white paper: On Artificial Intelligence – An European approach to excellence and trust
Jeroen van den Hoven contributed with his expertise together with the other members of CLAIRE to this response on the European Commission white paper. (CLAIRE- Confederation of Laboratories for Artificial Intelligence Research in Europe)
Jeroen van den Hoven contributed as a member of expertsgroup WHO to the interim guidance. this interim guidance is intended to inform public health programmes and governments that are considering whether to develop or implement digital proximity tracking technologies for COVID-19 contact tracing. The document covers ethical principles, technical considerations and requirements that are consistent with these principles; and how to achieve equitable and appropriate use of such technologies.
About the program 'Responsible Innovation. Designing for Public Values in a Digital World' .This programme’s key question is how public values can be safeguarded in digital projects. It is a collaboration between NWO, the municipality of The Hague and several government ministries (Interior and Kingdom Relations, Defence, Foreign Affairs, and Security and Justice). Jeroen van den Hoven contributed to this program as member of the programm commission.
Scientific Director Jeroen van den Hoven of DDFV is permanent member of the Ethics Goup (EGE) that advises the President of the European Commission on Ethics of Science and New Technology. EGE has published a Statement on Ethics and the Covid-19 pandemic.
Professor and scientific director of the Delft Design for Values Institute Jeroen van den Hoven has been interviewed for The Dutch National AI course.