The AI Arms Race: Should We Be Worried?

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The AI Arms Race: Should We Be Worried?

Advances in artificial intelligence technology have the potential to alter economic and military balances of power, as the United States and China compete for dominance in the field. The Ottawa branch of the Canadian International Council and thePANEL organize a panel discussion in Ottawa to examine the implications of recent breakthroughs in AI.

Carl Meyer (reporter, National Observer), Erin Hunt (program coordinator, Mines Action Canada), William Carter (deputy director of the technology policy program, Centre for Strategic and International Studies), Eddie Daghelian (vice- president, Worldwide Software Client Architects and Client Success, IBM Canada), and Stephanie Carvin (assistant professor, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University) debate the impact on international politics. (March 28, 2018)