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Dr. Julia Shaw
Guest Keynote

Dr. Julia Shaw

Psychological Scientist
Dr. Julia Shaw is a psychological scientist at University College London. She is best known for her work in the areas of memory and criminal psychology.
In 2016 she published her bestselling debut book "The Memory Illusion", which has appeared in 20 languages. In 2019 she published her second international bestseller "Evil: The Science Behind Humanity's Dark Side".
Besides her research, she is regular keynote speaker on the topics of memory hacking, tackling workplace harassment, and artificial intelligence. Dr Shaw also consults as an expert on legal cases, particularly cases involving historical allegations.
Her work is often featured on TV, radio, in print, and online.
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Monday, 18 May, 2020 / 12:15 PM - 01:00 PM CEST
Guest Keynote: Making Evil: The Curious Science Behind Cybercrime, Moral Blindness, and False Memories

In this talk Dr Julia Shaw explores the darker side of technology. She discusses the ways in which criminology and psychology help us understand cybercrime, how business structures hide our humanity, and how misinformation can turn into false memories. She forces us to think about the fine line between attackers and defenders and explores if AI can be evil. In this lively and thought-provoking talk, Dr Shaw encourages us to think deeper about morality, and how we can adapt our leadership and use technology to help overcome some of humanity’s greatest threats

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