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Warwick Technology and Peace Conference

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Coventry

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A multidisciplinary conference about the risks posed by emerging technologies, as well as political and technical solutions to control them.

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There'll be workshops on autonomous weapons ('killer robots') and the campaign against them; the impact of emerging technologies on nuclear weapons (eg. vulnerabilities, accidents etc.); and how we should predict and regulate the future.

Draft agenda here: https://tinyurl.com/qq6q76d

Presentations from:

  • Laura Nolan, ex-Google employee and advocate for the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots
  • Peter Jenkins CMG, former UK Ambassador to International Atomic Energy Agency
  • Dr Catherine Rhodes, Director of the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, on biotechnology
  • Matteo Frigoli, Pugwash's researcher on hypersonic missile systems
  • Niamh Healy, UCL scholar on cyber and nuclear weapons
  • More speakers to be announced.

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NB. Registration is free for members of British Pugwash or Student/Young Pugwash UK. If that is you, please contact syp@britishpugwash.org

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Below is a video about the founder of the Pugwash Conferences, Sir Joseph Rotblat, as discussed by Prof Brian Cox and the Astronomer Royal, Lord Rees

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University of Warwick

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Coventry

CV4 7AL

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