ICRAC at the 2016 UN CCW informal experts meeting on LAWS

Posted on 06 April 2016 by Frank Sauer

The Convention on Conventional Weapons (CCW) will hold its third informal experts meeting on lethal autonomous weapons systems (LAWS) at the United Nations (UN) in Geneva on 11-15 April 2016. Learn more about the the objectives and purpose of this multilateral meeting from the list of frequently asked questions provided by the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots on their website.

The following list wil provide an overview in alphabetical order of ICRAC members present in Geneva.

Jürgen Altmann

Peter Asaro (@PeterAsaro)

  • Speaker, side-event, 13 April 2016, 13-14:30: ‘Transparency is Not Enough: Why a Preemptive Ban is Needed Now’

Denise Garcia (@DeniseGarcia100)

Ian Kerr (@ianrkerr)

  • Speaker, side-event, 13 April 2016, 13-14:30: ‘A Normative Perspective: Legal, Ethical, and Technical Approaches to Defining Fully Autonomous Weapons according to the Principle of Meaningful Human Control’

Heather Roff (@HMRoff)

  • Speaker, plenary, 11 April 2016, 13-14:30: ‘Mapping Autonomy’
  • Speaker, side-event, 11 April 2016, 13-14:30: ‘The Weaponization of Increasingly Autonomous Technologies: Understanding Different Types of Risks ‘

Frank Sauer

  • Moderator, side-event, 12 April 2016, 13-14:30: ‘How to Define Autonomy? A Discussion of Broad and Narrow Concepts’

Noel Sharkey (@NoelSharkey)

  • Speaker, side-event, 15 April 2016, 13-14:30: ‘Moving Forward with Momentum: Views on the Process to Address Fully Autonomous Weapons’

Lucy Suchman

  • Speaker, plenary, 12 April 2016, 13-14:30: ‘Towards a working definition of LAWS’
  • Speaker, side-event panel, 12 April 2016, 13-14:30: ‘How to define autonomy? A discussion of broad and narrow concepts’

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