Workshop on “Autonomous Agency, Health Promotion, and Technology Design”

On Friday, September 12, 2014, the workshop “Autonomous Agency, Health Promotion, and Technology Design” will be held in the City Center of Utrecht. Confirmed speakers are Soren Holm (University of Manchester), Maartje Schermer (Erasmus MC), Anton Vedder & Samantha Adams (Tilburg University), Sander Voerman (Eindhoven University of Technology), Bart Kamphorst (Utrecht University) and Tamar Schapiro (Stanford University).

The event is co-sponsored by the OZSW (Dutch Research School for Philosophy), and is connected to the research projects ”Promoting Effective Intentions: Volitional Scaffolding, Implementation Intentions, and Bedtime Procrastination” and to the project ”Medical Trust Beyond Clinical Walls” at TU Eindhoven. The theme of the workshop is how we define and operationalize autonomy, health, mental illness and the practical self for the design of supporting technologies for health and wellness.” More information can be found on the workshop page on the OZSW website.