PLATO Summer Conference 2017

The international research program "Positive Learning in the Age of Information" (PLATO), established in 2016 and led by Prof. Dr. Olga Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia from Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, was launched with an international conference that took place at the Helmholtz Institute in Mainz from June 28thto 30th, 2017. During the conference, current research from a variety of areas – including computer science, communication science, linguistics, mathematics, neurosciences, education, philosophy, psychology, and other fields related to the phenomenon of negative learning in the digital age – was presented and discussed. The program included several keynotes by excellent international and national researchers such as Prof. Luciano Floridi from the Oxford Internet Institute. For more information, see the conference website and the SWR media library.