Preparatory Workshop Agenda

 

 Thursday, 05 November 2020
Time (CET)Agenda
14:00-14:10 hours

Welcome and Introduction to the Rethinking Arms Control 2020 Break-out Sessions

 

Rüdiger Bohn, Ambassador, Deputy Federal Government Commissioner for Disarmament and Arms Control, German Federal Foreign Office

Moderated by Richard Walker, Deutsche Welle

14:10-15:45 hours

Break-out Sessions

I. The Military use of AI – Artificial and real challenges for Arms Control
Moderated by:
Netta Goussac, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

II. How on earth can we trust each other? Confidence and Security Building in new domains
Moderated by:
Giacomo Persi Paoli, United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR)

III. Head hunting for tomorrow’s arms control – working together with industry and science
Moderated by :
Bastian Giegerich, International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)

IV. New opportunities to build trust and ensure compliance:
Using emerging technologies for arms control and verification
Moderated by:
Moritz Kütt, Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy at the University of Hamburg (IFSH)

15:45-16:15 hours
Break
16:15-17:15 hours

Panel-Sessions
Capturing Technology, Rethinking Arms Control – Insights and Outcomes
Synthesizing the results of the preceding break-out sessions

Marcelo Camara, Director of the Defence Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Brasília
Michael Elleman, Director, Non-Proliferation and Nuclear Policy Programme, International Institute for Strategic Studies, Washington D.C.
Ambassador Amandeep Gill, CEO & Project Director, International Digital Health & AI Research Collaborative, Geneva
Gaukhar Mukhatzhanova, Director International Organisations and Non-Proliferation, Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation

17:15-17:30 hours


Closing remarks: Rüdiger Bohn,
Ambassador, Deputy Federal Government Commissioner for Disarmament and Arms Control, German Federal Foreign Office