Workshop on Conscious AI

Join our workshop at Mensch und Computer 2024!

Mensch und Computer 2024, 1. – 4. September 2024,
am Karlsruher Institute für Technologie in Karlsruhe, Deutschland


Can HCI Lead the Way? Workshop on Exploring Conscious AI

Dive into the forefront of AI consciousness research by joining our workshop at Mensch und Computer ’24 in Karlsruhe, where we will engage in discussions, share insights, and collaborate on innovative approaches to assessing consciousness in artificial intelligence. We aim to foster interdisciplinary dialogue, exploring novel metrics, methodologies, and ethical considerations in this rapidly evolving field.

How to participate

We invite researchers, practitioners, and experts with a strong interest in AI systems to submit a short position paper of 1/2 a page (up to 2 pages max) in the ACM submission template (2-column) shortly describing your perspective on the topic of consciousness in AI. All submissions must be made through the Conftool submission system, accessible via the conference website ( or directly via Conftool (

Selection criteria: Contribution to workshop’s themes, quality of presentation, and potential to stimulate discussions.

Accepted workshop contributions can be published in the GI digital library (optional).


Important dates

Submission of position paper: until July 15th, 2024
Notification of acceptance: July 26th, 2024
Workshop date: September 1st, 2024, 14:00 – 17:30

Workshop activities

More information and agenda following soon

Workshop organizers

Tabea Ott

Lehrstuhl für Systematische Theologie II (Ethik)

Veronika Ringgold

Chair of Health Psychology