How to Start Applying Ethics in Your Tech Organisation

Digital Catapult and DigiFed invite European Innovators to learn more about key concepts and approaches in the field of technology ethics.



This webinar is a useful learning opportunity for European businesses interested in Technology Ethics.

The webinar will break down key concepts and approaches in the field of technology ethics with innovators, industry and Digital Innovations Hubs (DIHs). We’ll learn more about the role these key stakeholders play in the technology ethics field and how they are fostering future collaboration across Europe.

This event is being run as part of the DigiFed project, an initiative which brings business together to digitise Europe’s industries. At the webinar there will be an opportunity to engage with startups participating in the DigiFed project.

The webinar will kick-off with a brief introduction of the DigiFed programme, followed by a session exploring the key concepts & approaches of technology ethics for businesses. To further delve into the topics there will be a panel with expert Ethics Consultants and startups breaking down ‚ÄėHow to practically implement responsible AI‚Äô. The event will conclude with Q&A session for participants to find out more about the DigiFed programme and the concepts covered in the panel.

Why attend

Attendees of this event will have the opportunity to:

Find out about existing technology ethics collaborations across Europe and in particular in the UK.

Hear from world-class technology ethics experts on some of the key issues & questions in the field.

Learn more about how the DigiFed programme is supporting businesses across Europe to created Digital Innovation Hubs with ethical practices.

Learn more about Digital Catapult’s ethics programmes and the support we provide to UK startups.

Who should attend

This event will be particularly useful for European SMEs that are:

Interested in innovation & ethics

Participating in the DigiFed project

Involved in European H2020 projects

We invite startup founders, Data Scientists, AI or Data Science Leads, Software Engineers, Technologists, Product Managers and Acceleration Programme Managers to join to understand more about the practical approaches to applying technology ethics in their organisations.

This event will also be very useful for DigiFed partners, Digital Innovation Hubs across Europe, Machine Intelligence Garage partners & collaborators and researchers interested in finding out more about cross-European collaboration.


9:30 – Welcome and introduction

Nathan Coulson, Senior Responsible AI Technologist – Digital Catapult

9:35 – DigiFed programme introduction

Isabelle Chartier, DigiFed Coordinator – LETI-IRT Nanoelec

9:45 – Technology ethics key concepts and approaches

Sam Brown, Co-Founder – Consequential

10:15 – DigiFed startups and AI Ethics Service

Maximilian Backenstos, Managing Director – DatenBerg

Luka Rojs, Head of Consulting – Flycom Technologies

10:25 – Panel discussion: How to practically implement responsible AI

Chair: Cecilia Nunn, Responsible AI Manager – Digital Catapult

Trish Shaw, CEO & Founder – Beyond Reach

Mavis Machirori, Senior Researcher – Ada Lovelace Institute

Guy Gadney, Co-founder & CEO – Charisma

10:55 – Closing notes

Nathan Coulson, Senior Responsible AI Technologist – Digital Catapult

11:00 – End

The event is finished.


Feb 24 2022


4:30 am - 6:00 am

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