New technological developments in areas like quantum computing, big data, robotics, block chain, artificial intelligence (AI), and the internet of things (IoT) create opportunities, but also raise societal and ethical challenges. Design for Values is a powerful strategy to address them. In November 2019 the DDfV Institute will organize an executive masterclass Digital Ethics by Design. More information / request brochure
This online course, starting on 5 March 2019 will broaden your scope and diversify your take on the field of urban planning and design. We will focus on a unique Dutch approach and analyze how it can help those involved with urban planning and design to improve the physical environment in relation to the public good it serves, including safety, well-being, sustainability and even beauty.
The Dutch National AI Course is a free online course that was launched in Januari 2019. Aim of the course is to inform as many Dutch people as possible about the basic principles of artificial intelligence (AI). Professors Jeroen van den Hoven (Delft Faculty of TPM) and Catholijn Jonker (Delft Faculty of EEMCS), scientific director respectively advisory member of the DDfV Institute, are among the experts interviewed for the course.
DDfV researcher Ibo van de Poel is one of the organizers of a 7-day course for PhD students on the Philosophy of Responsible Innovation. One of the course days is dedicated to Design for Values. Van de Poel teaches this topic together with Jeroen van den Hoven, scientific director of the DDfV Institute.
Cultural sensitivity will help, not only to avoid mismatches between designs and intended users, but it will also prove a great source of inspiration and opportunities for new product design. This course will show you how to do culture sensitive design!
Sharpen your business proposition by learning how to systematically integrate values (such as sustainability, safety, equity and privacy) into the design of new technologies or products in your organization. This will ensure a strategic win-win outcome for both society and your business.
What you will learn: (1) The potential societal and ethical impacts of robot creation, (2) The principles that should be taken into consideration during the development of social and AI robots, (3) The choices that need to be made when developing social robots.
This course will help you implement our Responsible Innovation approach and ensure the viability of your business. In this online course you will learn how to operationalize leadership to get all stakeholders on board and get things done.
Through a combination of short online lectures given by design and innovation experts, practical exercises, webinars and individualized feedback, you will learn the concept and principles of Design for Values and how to use this approach effectively for your organization’s innovation strategy and societal responsibilities.