Tim Sweijs gives lecture on Artificial Intelligence at the National Defense College Bangladesh

August 25th 2020 - 10:29

In ‘Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Defense’, HCSS Experts Tim Sweijs and Stephan De Spiegeleire outlined the influence of Artificial Intelligence on the future of security and defense. Recently, HCSS Expert Tim Sweijs gave a lecture about this subject at the Bangladesh National Defense College.

In his lecture, Dr. Sweijs considered the strategic implications for developing nations such as Bangladesh, explaining that Artificial Intelligence not only harnesses threats, but also opportunities.  

About the National Defense College

The National Defense College offers an annual command course with the aim of preparing flag officers in the rank of Brigadier General for managing national defense. This year, the NDC was attended by 82 officers from over 25 countries.

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.