DOD & NATO Looking to Enlist Ethical AI in the Military

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 | 2:00PM EST | 1 Hour | 1 CPE

Of all the consequential potential applications for artificial intelligence, nothing may rival its use by military operations. The very idea of life-and-death decision-making by AI-enabled weapons systems has induced fear in the collective social imagination for decades – the first “Terminator” movie was released in 1985.

Hollywood’s deployment of special effects is lightyears beyond the capabilities of today’s AI. But the U.S. military and NATO take both its potential benefits and its dangers very seriously. In August 2021, for instance, the Center for Security and Emerging Technology released “Responsible and Ethical Military AI,” which examines how key U.S. allies perceive AI ethics for defense. NATO, too, plays a role in responsible AI governance, in ways that foster its internal alliances, maintain interoperability, and project deterrence to hostile interests while ensuring stability and preventing risks.

This 60-minute webinar show will bring together thought leaders from DOD and NATO to discuss their individual and shared AI strategies in a world that grows increasingly complicated.

We’ll Discuss:

  • Identify ways the U.S. military and NATO leadership are using AI today to carry out their engagements.
  • Define the elements of safe and ethical AI in a military environment, and how they align between U.S. and NATO frameworks.
  • Delineate the ethical risks of using AI in such areas as mission support software, select command and control (C2) systems, cyber detection systems, intelligence-related systems, and enterprise AI.
  • Outline the use of Science, Technology and Society Studies to shape the use of AI and its responsible stewardship.

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Featured Speakers:

Dr. Margarita Konaev, Associate Director of Analysis & a Research Fellow, Georgetown’s Center for Security & Emerging Technology
Dr. Margarita Konaev
Associate Director of Analysis & a Research Fellow, Georgetown’s Center for Security & Emerging Technology
Taka Ariga, Chief Data Scientist & Director of Innovation Lab, Government Accountability Office
Taka Ariga
Chief Data Scientist & Director of Innovation Lab, Government Accountability Office
Lena Trabucco, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Copenhagen Centre for Military Studies
Lena Trabucco
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Copenhagen Centre for Military Studies

Discussion Moderator:

Jeffrey Phelan, Discussion Moderator & Public Sector CTO, Rubrik Inc.

Jeffrey Phelan, Discussion Moderator & Public Sector CTO, Rubrik Inc.

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