Killer robots. Slaughterbots. Lethal autonomous weapons systems (LAWS). How are they changing international norms of warfare, peace and security? What does it mean for us? How concerned should we be? These questions are the subject of a debate between Dr. Noel Sharkey, Chair of the International Committee for Robot Arms Control, and Dr. Duncan MacIntosh, professor of philosophy at Dalhousie University.
When: 7:00 pm, Wednesday, March 21st, 2018
Where: The Scotia Bank Auditorium (Sobey Business School building, Saint Mary’s University).
Don’t miss this debate!
Dr. Noel Sharkey, emeritus professor of artificial intelligence and robotics at the University of Sheffield, renowned BBC commentator on robotics and A.I., and the Chair of the “International Committee for Robot Arms Control”, will debate Dalhousie’s Duncan MacIntosh on the nature, ethics and future of “Autonomous Weapons and War in the Age of Intelligent Machines”.
The public event is co-sponsored by Saint Mary’s University and the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Public Affairs and will be taking place in 7:00pm, Wednesday, March 21st.