The dialogue with HH the Dalai Lama

Recorded livestream Saturday, September 15th

In close collaboration with De Nieuwe Kerk Amsterdam, SingularityU The Netherlands hosted a dialogue about Compassion & Technology with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, youngsters, technology innovators and scientists.

The dialogue was comprised of two parts, Robotics, Telepresence & Artificial Intelligence and Sickness, Ageing & Death. Our very own faculty members Maarten Steinbuch and Kris Verburgh were present.

Dialogue 1: Robotics, Telepresence & Artificial Intelligence

  • Karen Dolva (Norway) – CEO No Isolation
  • Maarten Steinbuch (Netherlands) – Faculty Chair of Robotics, SingularityU the Netherlands, Professor Systems & Control TU Eindhoven
  • Tilly Lockey (Great Britain) – Pioneer of state of the art bionic limbs

Dialogue 2: Sickness, Ageing & Death

  • Liz Parrish (USA) – CEO of BioViva Sciences
  • Kris Verburgh (Belgium) – Faculty Chair of Health & Medicine, SingularityU the Netherlands
  • Jeantine Lunshof (the Netherlands) – Bio-ethicist MIT Media Lab, Harvard Medical School
  • Selma Boulmalf (the Netherlands) – Student Religious Studies, University of Amsterdam

Both sessions were moderated by Christa Meindersma (the Netherlands) – Founder & Chair Himalaya Initiative for Culture and Society.

More information about this event can be found here.

Beautiful pictures of the event can be found on our Flickr page.