Leave no one behind: who is affected by current AI development, governance, standardization and regulation processes?

As part of the new legislative framework, the European AI Act will take care of technological innovations and details through the use of (harmonized) standards. However, as has been repeatedly observed (most recently by Civic Coding and ZVKI), in standardization, there is a lack of participation of stakeholders from civil society. With this workshop, we intend to approach this issue from different disciplinary angles to discover how overlooked groups and groups that usually do not have a prominent voice in standardization can be included. We are broadening this inquiry to AI governance, regulation, and AI development in general. Our questions range from sustainability questions, environmental inequality, AI and education, AI and children’s rights, and how fundamental rights impacts can be assessed to critical theory and fairness.

The keynote, "Technoliberalism", will be given by Neda Atanasoki (University of Maryland College Park) and Kalindi Vora (Yale University), who are currently Mercator Visiting Professors at the Center for Science and Thought.

The workshop is part of the Zertifizierte KI project. It aims to address two issues: On the one hand, we want to discuss which stakeholders are (easily) overlooked in standardization, AI governance, AI development, and current legislative processes, e.g., the European AI Act. On the other hand, we intend to get feedback on our work in the Zertifizierte KI project, which aims to formulate operationalizable minimal ethical requirements for certifying trustworthy AI applications.

The first day of the two-day workshop will take place at the Center for Science and Thought which is beautifully located on the Rhine. On the second day we will convene at the International Center for Philosophy NRW (IZPH). Those who cannot attend in person can join online (via Zoom).

Thursday, July 11th 2024 (CST)

1:00 PM - 7:15 PM CEST

Friday, July 12th 2024 (IZPh)

9:00 AM - 1 p.m.

Registration for Online Participation:
kluge [at] uni-bonn.de

Invited Speakers


  • Neda Atanasoki
  • Kalindi Vora


  • Beatrice Bonami
  • Chelsea Mae Haramia
  • Iris Muis
  • José Renato Laranjeira de Pereira
  • Was Rahman
  • Christian M. Stracke
  • Jasper Ulenaers
  • Rosalie Waelen

Day 1

Thursday, July 11th, 2024

at the CST, Konrad-Zuse-Platz 1-3

13:00 - 19:15 CET

  • 13:00     Welcome and Introduction Julia Maria Mönig and Nicholas Kluge Corrêa
  • 13:25 - 14:55
    • Christian M. Stracke "AI and Education for All"
    • Was Rahman "What Do We Mean by "Fair" Decisions in AI (Regulation) & Why Do Businesses Care?
  • 14:55 - 15:15 Coffee Break
  • 15:15 - 17:30
    • Jasper Ulenaers Artificial Intelligence and Children's Rights: Some Novel Perspectives on the Interplay of Technology, Law and Society

    • José Renato Laranjeira de Pereira "AI's Environmental Sustainability: who are digital policies leaving behind?"

    • Beatrice Bonami title tbc

  • 17:30 - 17:45 Coffee break
  • 17:45 - 19:15 Keynote
    • Neda Atanasoski and Kalindi Vora "Technoliberalism"
  • 19:30 Dinner

Day 2

Friday, July 12th, 2024

at the IZPh, Poppelsdorfer Allee 28

09:00 - 13:00 CET

  • 09:00 - 10:00   Julia Maria Mönig and Nicholas Kluge Corrêa ""Zertifizierte KI" (Certified AI) Project: Presentation of Results and Discussion"
  • 10:00 - 10:45  Rosalie Waelen "AI and critical theory: Questioning technological progress"
  • 10:45 - 11:05   Coffee break
  • 11:05 - 12:35
    • Chelsea Haramia "Global Technology and Environmental Inequality: The Imperative Not to Create Morally Permissible Environmental Degradation"
    • Iris Muis "FRAIA: Fundamental Rights & Algorithms Impact Assessment"
  • 12:35 - 13:00
    • Discussion
    • Conclusion by Julia Maria Mönig


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Julia Maria Mönig

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Nicholas Kluge Corrêa

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