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Tim Sweijs at the Asser Institute Winter Academy on Artificial Intelligence and International Law

January 24th 2020 - 11:00

Dr. Tim Sweijs gave a lecture on “The Geopolitics of Artifical Intelligence” during the second edition of the Winter Academy on Artificial Intelligence and International Law, at the T.M.C. Asser Institute.

The Winter Academy offers participants foundational knowledge on key issues at the interface of international law and artificial intelligence, and provides a platform for critical debate and engagement on emerging questions. The programme is structured along five themes: Understanding AI, AI for good, AI and armed conflict, AI and responsibility, and AI governance. The Winter Academy includes lectures that address both technical and legal aspects of AI, and will alternate theoretical and more practical perspectives.

The interactive training features over 20 sessions by high-level speakers and includes panel discussions and workshops. For more information on the Winter Academy, please see the Asser Institute website.

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Geopolitical Impact of AI

Dr. Tim Sweijs is the Director of Research at The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies. He is the initiator, creator and author of numerous studies, methodologies, and tools for horizon scanning, early warning, conflict analysis, national security risk assessment, and strategy and capability development. Tim has lectured at universities and military academies around the world. His main research interest concerns the changing character of contemporary conflict. Tim is a Senior Research Fellow at the Netherlands Defence Academy and an Affiliate at the Center for International Strategy, Technology and Policy in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at the Georgia Institute of Technology.