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Preventing the malicious use of AI - Artificial Intelligence and Governance

An Exclusive Alumni Event - Livestreamed during the GCSP Global Alumni Networking Night (GANN)

Recent advances in artificial intelligence driven by growing computing powers, rising amount of generated data and improvement of machine learning algorithms have led to major breakthroughs. Google’s Deepmind Alphago algorithm beat the second best player of the game of Go in 2016 after several months of training. A revised version of this algorithm reached superhuman capabilities in the game of Go, shogi and chess in 34 hours in December last year. The speed of this technological growth is exponential and the proliferation of this technology is both vertical and horizontal. This raises alarming prospects about the potential malicious uses of this technology and the way to prevent them. A key aspect is to define regulations guidelines for the development of this technology and to find an appropriate inclusive framework of governance. This panel will discuss these issues.

Moderator: Dr Jean-Marc Rickli , Global Risk and Resilience Cluster Leader

Speakers:

  • Ms Anja Kaspersen, Director, United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA), @AnjaKasp
  • Mr Nicholas Davis, Head of Society and Innovation, Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum and GCSP Associate Fellow

Venue: 4th Floor Conference Room

Programme:

18:00-18:10

Official Welcome and Opening of the GANN by Ambassador Christian Dussey, Director, Geneva Centre for Security Policy

18:10-19:15

 Panel discussion with Question & answer session

19:15-21:00    

Global Alumni Night (GANN) cocktail reception

              

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Location

Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP), Maison de la paix

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