June 25 - 27, 2018
Washington D.C

Mr. Paul Scharre

Senior Fellow and Director, Technology and National Security Program
Center for a New American Security

From 2008-2013, Mr. Scharre worked in the Office of the  Secretary of Defense (OSD) where he played a leading role in establishing policies on unmanned and autonomous systems and emerging weapons technologies. Mr. Scharre led the DoD working group that drafted DoD Directive 3000.09, establishing the Department’s policies on autonomy in weapon systems. Mr. Scharre also led DoD efforts to establish policies on intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) programs and directed energy technologies.

Mr. Scharre was involved in the drafting of policy guidance in the 2012 Defense Strategic Guidance, 2010 Quadrennial Defense Review, and Secretary-level planning guidance. His most recent position was Special Assistant to the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy. Prior to joining OSD, Mr. Scharre served as a special operations reconnaissance team leader in the Army’s 3rd Ranger Battalion and completed multiple tours to Iraq and Afghanistan. He is a graduate of the Army’s Airborne, Ranger, and Sniper Schools and Honor Graduate of the 75th Ranger Regiment’s Ranger
Indoctrination Program.



1:45 PM The Race for AI Supremacy: The Critical Role of AI in Future Cyberwarfare

-Investing in AI research to achieve operational overmatch over adversaries
-Utilizing AI to protect systems from cyber attacks and detect malware
-Developing tools to counter enemy AI attacks


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