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Call for Abstracts: „Limits to … predictive power“ – policy advice in the age of computational modelling“ (04.-06.11.2019, Bratislava)

Dies ist ein Call for Abstracts für die 4th European Conference on Technology Assessment in Bratislava, 4.-6. November 2019 zum Thema „Limits to … predictive power“ – policy advice in the age of computational modelling“

The relevance of computational modelling and simulation (CMS) in policy advice is continuously increasing, yet questions of interpretability and inherent values remain challenging for those involved in advising policy makers or societal actors. In Technology Assessment (TA), CMS may both serve as an object of analysis ‐ relating to questions of knowledge production, advisory systems or societal decision‐making‐, as well as support TA practitioners‘ daily work as an epistemic tool. This session invites presentations that reflect on these relations along the following questions:

  • What kind of and whose assumptions and values are inscribed in computational modelling approaches and how?
  • How are model assumptions and results negotiated and communicated between different actors?
  • What opportunities and barriers does CMS provide for democratic deliberations of technology visions?

Weitere Informationen finden sich im vollständigen Call zur Session.

Wir freuen uns über Abstracteinreichungen von max. 500 Wörtern bis zum 31.05.2019 an bratislava2019@savba.sk.

Weitere Informationen zur Konferenz finden Sie hier: https://bratislava2019.technology-assessment.info/

 

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