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Halifax Policy Lab: Future Defence and Security Challenges

November 25, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Join us as we discuss future defence and security challenges facing Canada! How will technology shape future threats? What can be done?

About this event

The policy lab will bring together stakeholders from different sectors, including academia and civil society. Everyone is welcome!

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.

FREE event- refreshments and lunch provided!

We will use an interactive software and fun activities to think about technological disruption to security and defence and Canadian society more broadly!

Topics of Discussion:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Responsible Use of Tech
  • Climate Security
  • Migration
  • Autonomous Weapons
  • Canada’s security and defence priorities


Branka Marijan
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And they shall beat their swords into ploughshares, and spears into pruning hooks; Nation shall not lift up sword against nation; neither shall they learn war anymore. – Isaiah 2:4

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