02
April 2019
Past Event
Artificial Intelligence and Quantum Technology: Implications for U.S. National Security

Artificial Intelligence and Quantum Technology: Implications for U.S. National Security

Past Event
Hudson Institute, Washington, D.C. Headquarters
April 02, 2019
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02
April 2019
Past Event

1201 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Suite 400
Washington, DC 20004

Speakers:
Aaron VanDevender

Chief Scientist, Founders Fund

Elsa Kania

Adjunct Fellow, Technology and National Security Program, Center for New American Security

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Arthur Herman

Senior Fellow

Dr. John Kelly

President, Florida Atlantic University

Paul Stimers

Partner, K&L Gates, and Executive Director, Quantum Industry Coalition

Hudson Institute will host a discussion on the increasing risk that rapidly emerging advanced technologies pose to U.S. national security. Competitor nations such as Russia and China have devoted significant resources to the areas of artificial intelligence (AI) and quantum information science, particularly quantum computing. A recent report from the bipartisan Commission on the National Defense Strategy for the United States warned: “U.S. superiority in key areas of innovation is decreasing or has disappeared [while] U.S. competitors are investing heavily in innovation.” Given the technologies’ enormous promise for benefiting human kind, how should Washington respond to ensure U.S. military superiority while promoting the peaceful use of AI and quantum technology?

The President of Florida Atlantic University, Dr. John Kelly, will deliver keynote remarks which will be followed by a discussion including Hudson Senior Fellow Dr. Arthur Herman, Aaron VanDevender from Founders Fund, Paul Stimers with the Quantum Industry Coalition, and Elsa Kania from the Center for New American Security.

**NOTE: This event is open to the press. All members of the media should RSVP to press@hudson.org.**

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