Event: 1st Annual Nunn Symposium on Artificial Intelligence

Date(s):
March 1, 2021, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Location:
Atlanta, GA

1st Annual Nunn Symposium on AI

Join the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs and the Atlanta Council on International Relations as they host policy experts and scholars for a multi-day discussion on the politics and policies of Artificial Intelligence (AI). In addition to an introductory session entitled  "AI for Dummies," which will give an overview of what AI is and how it can be used, the program will feature three panel discussions that will analyze the implications of AI for international security, development, and society.

 

Symposium Program

March 1, 2021

12:00-12:15pm

Introduction and Scene Setting Remarks

Dr. Alasdair Young, Neal Family Chair and Professor

Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Georgia Tech

 

12:15-1:00pm

“AI for Dummies”

Dr. David Muchlinski, Assistant Professor

Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Georgia Tech

 

1:00-2:00pm

Panel I: AI and Security

 

Lindsey Sheppard, Fellow

International Security Program, CSIS

 

Lt Col John Wagemann

Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, International Affairs, USAF

 

Suzanne Kelly, CEO

The Cipher Brief

 

Chaired by

Adm. James “Sandy” Winnefeld, USN (ret.), Distinguished Professor

Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Georgia Tech

& Former Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

 

March 3, 2021

12:00-1:00pm

Panel II: AI and Development

 

Dr. Michael Best, Professor

Sam Nunn School of International Affairs & School of Interactive Computing, Georgia Tech

 

Dr. Gari Clifford, Professor

Biomedical Informatics and Biomedical Engineering at Emory University & Georgia Institute of Technology, and Chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics (BMI) at Emory

 

Dr. Nithya Sambasivan, Staff Researcher

Google Research

 

Chaired by:

Dennis Lockhart, Distinguished Professor

Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Georgia Tech

& Former President and CEO of the Atlanta Federal Reserve

 

1:00-2:00pm

Panel III: AI and Society

Dr. Justin Biddle, Associate Professor

School of Public Policy, Georgia Tech

 

Dr. Michael Colaresi, Professor

Department of Political Science and Academic Director of Cyber Program, University of Pittsburgh

 

Dr. Diyi Yang, Assistant Professor

School of Interactive Computing, Georgia Tech

 

Chaired by:

Craig Lesser, Advisory Board Member

Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Georgia Tech

& Managing Partner of the Pendleton Group

 

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GENEROUSLY SPONSORED BY THE NEAL FAMILY CHAIR