Webinar: Killer robots

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Want to learn more about killer robots? Are you in university or high school? Join us for an interactive discussion! Killer robots, or autonomous weapons, are a very real concern for international security. We will discuss the issue of autonomous weapons, where the international discussion stands, Canada’s role and what civil society organizations are doing.

Halifax Policy Lab: Future Defence and Security Challenges

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Monday, November 25, 2019

Please join us for a conversation on future defence and security challenges facing Canada. The policy lab will bring together stakeholders from different sectors, including academia and civil society. Through discussions focused on the complexities of the changing security environment that result from rapid advancements in technology, we will develop possible policy responses by the Canadian government; and highlight related ethical, regulatory, political, and military implications.

Event: International Humanitarian Law in Action: Putting People First

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Protection of Civilians in the Context of Displacement             Click on the image or here to download the event flyer.   Join us as we explore the role that International Humanitarian Law (IHL) plays in dealing with contemporary challenges to the protection of civilians in the situation of armed conflict. The conference will bring together …

Event: Launch reception for The Cultural Life of Drones: KW Drone Dialogues

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Join us for a free reception celebrating the upcoming Grebel Gallery exhibit, The Cultural Life of Drones: KW Drone Dialogues by Sara Matthews. What does it mean to think of drones as culture? If culture is the range of social practices through which we come to know and engage with the world, then drone cultures might be the myriad ways in …

Event: AI Arms Race (Let’s Talk about Killer Robots)

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If you are in Vancouver, please join us for a conversation about the issue of autonomous weapons and the work of the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots. We will provide the information and refreshments. It’s FREE!