How might we strengthen trust in autonomous vehicles and address ethical challenges?

In the trolley problem scenario, a trolley is going down the tracks towards five people. You can pull a lever to redirect the trolley, but there is one person stuck on the only alternative track. Is it morally acceptable to kill one to save five, or should you allow five to passively die by non-action or kill one actively? This workspace address this question as well as different case studies. Join debating the moral dilemmas of self-driving systems. We will go hands-on beyond the trolley problem and find a first approach to required partnerships that span across the industry, academics, and regulators.

Dr. Lennart Lutz

Corporate Counsel, AID - Autonomous Intelligent Driving GmbH Dr. Lennart S. Lutz is Corporate Lawyer at Autonomous Intelligent Driving, responsible for all legal questions relating to autonomous driving. Previously he worked at the Robot Law Research Center, University of Wuerzburg, where he did a J.S.D. (Dr.-iur.) on the legal implications of automated cars. He has published numerous papers on the same topic. Lennart holds a MS (Dipl.-Ing) in mechanical engineering from Technical University Munich and a J.D. from Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (Dipl.-Jur.)

Miklos Kiss

Head of Predevelopment Autonomous Driving (AUDI AG) Mobility has always been one of his favorites. Coming from communication and brain research, automation and the link to human machine interaction as well as accident research Miklos Kiss tries to close the loop between individual needs and society’s big picture.

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