Laurence Devillers is a Professor of Artificial Intelligence at Paris-Sorbonne University and head of the “Affective and social dimensions in spoken interactions” team at LIMSI-CNRS in Orsay. Her main fields of research relate to the automatic processing of spoken language, conversational agents, emotion detection, social robotics and the ethics of its systems. She is a member of the Commission for the Reflection on the Ethics of Research in Digital Sciences and Technologies of Allistene (CERNA). In 2017, she wrote the essay: “Robots and Humans: myths, fantasies and reality”, published by Plon.