Digital

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John Frank Vice President EU Government Affairs, Microsoft
IIEA11th December 20181min

John Frank discussed the need for new initiatives to address the growing threats of cyber insecurity, the need to work together to build a safer and more resilient digital world and why Microsoft has called for a Digital Geneva Convention, which will create binding rules for nations’ cyber weapons.

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David Gunning, Programme Manager, Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), United States Department of Defence
IIEA11th December 20181min

In his address to the IIEA Mr. Gunning discussed his and DARPA’s ongoing work to design ‘explainable artificial intelligence’ (XAI) systems, which can articulate the reasoning behind the decisions they make. The United States Department of Defence considers the design of XAI to be essential to the future successful management of artificially intelligent machines.

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Barry O’Sullivan, Vice Chair, European Commission High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence (AI HLEG)
IIEA23rd November 20181min

In his address to the IIEA, Professor O’Sullivan will discuss the work of the European Commission’s High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence (AI HLEG), which supports the creation of a forthcoming European Union strategy on Artificial Intelligence. Professor O’Sullivan, who is Vice Chair of the group, will discuss the opportunities and challenges ahead and the progress made so far.