The Public Communication of Science and Technology Conference (PCST 2023) will take place in Rotterdam from 12 to 14 April 2023. The theme of this year's conference is "Creating common ground". Follow this link to the conference page.
The RHET AI Center is offering a pre-conference workshop on "Grounding AI communication: Myths, imaginations, and realities" on the 11th of April from 14:00 to 16:00. The workshop will focus on the challenges of science communication in the field of artificial intelligence. The aim of the workshop is to enable participants to use narratives and fictions more effectively in research and communication and to avoid potential pitfalls. Current findings from rhetoric, linguistics and cultural studies will be included. The workshop is organised by Markus Gottschling and Kim Luther from the RHET AI Center.
On April 12 from 17:00 to 18:15, the RHET AI Center will also organize a roundtable on "Between Fact and Fiction. The Difficult quest for common ground in scicomm on AI." The aim of the discussion is to establish a common ground for the public debate on Artificial Intelligence. Different perspectives of experts from the fields of computer science, mathematics, media and cultural studies will be included. In addition to Olaf Kramer, Annette Leßmöllmann, Markus Gottschling from the RHET AI Center, Beatrice Bonami, Tilman Gocht and Julia Merlot will also be part of the roundtable.