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Explore the REAIM 2023 programme

Time
Session
Room
Speaker
Day 1 - Wednesday 15 February 2023
All day
Online talk show
World Forum TV Studio
Online talk shows

Online talk shows (livestreamed)

Redi Tlhabi
Redi Tlhabi
9:00 am - 10:30 am (CET)
Plenary session
Plenary room
REAIM Plenary Opening Session

During the REAIM 2023 plenary opening session, Minister of Foreign Affairs Wopke Hoekstra and Minister of Defence Kajsa Ollongren will jointly open the Summit.

Wopke Hoekstra
Kajsa Ollongren
Prof. Sir Lawrence Freedman
Dr. Steven Walker
Dr Agnès Callamard
Wopke Hoekstra
Kajsa Ollongren
Prof. Sir Lawrence Freedman
Dr. Steven Walker
Dr Agnès Callamard
All day
Responsible Innovation Talk
Onyx
All day - REAIM Responsible Innovation Talks

Multiple international industry partners will hold talks regarding responsible AI. The talks will be held in the Onyx room in a dynamic, open and inviting setting.

All day
Responsible Innovation Demonstration
World Forum
All day - REAIM Responsible Innovation Demonstrations

Multiple international industry partners will hold demonstrations, regarding responsible AI, all across the lobby of our venue.

All day
REAIM Academic Forum
World Forum
Academic Forum - various breakouts and keynotes (all day)

Throughout the day, there will be various breakouts and keynotes in the Academic Forum: coordinated by TU Delft Digital Ethics Centre and other organisers.

Prof. dr. Jeroen van den Hoven
Marietje Schaake
Prof. Mary Ellen O'Connell
Dr Haileleol Tibebu
Prof. Yakov Ben-Haim
Brendan Walker-Munro
Prof. dr. Jeroen van den Hoven
Marietje Schaake
Prof. Mary Ellen O'Connell
Dr Haileleol Tibebu
Prof. Yakov Ben-Haim
Brendan Walker-Munro
All day
Student Track
World Forum
All day - Serious AI Game & Student Lounge

Students will be given the opportunity to explore all different aspects the REAIM Summit has to offer. They can participate in a serious AI game, specifically developed for REAIM.

To be decided
Academic Forum Session
World Forum
Value Sensitive design - Designing for Values

In this panel, Jeroen van den Hoven (TU Delft) engages experts from Africa, Australia, Europe and Latin America about Design for Values in the military domain.

Prof. dr. Jeroen van den Hoven
Christine Boshuijzen-van Burken
Dr. Steven Umbrello
Carolina Aguerre
Prof. Emma Ruttkamp
Prof. dr. Jeroen van den Hoven
Christine Boshuijzen-van Burken
Dr. Steven Umbrello
Carolina Aguerre
Prof. Emma Ruttkamp
To be decided
Academic Forum Session
World Forum
Securing Their Swords: Do States have an Obligation to Protect the Cybersecurity of their Autonomous Weapons?

This panel will explore whether States do carry an obligation to take at least reasonable steps to protect the cybersecurity of the weapons they deploy.

Brendan Walker-Munro
Brendan Walker-Munro
3.00 pm - 4.00 pm
Academic Forum Session
World Forum
Responsible AI framework for military domain; Development and critical assessment

Prominent experts will be speaking on this panel discussion to examine the current development and future direction of responsible AI governance frameworks.

Dr Haileleol Tibebu
Prof. Peter Lee
Professor Tasos Dagiuklas
Professor Ioannis A. Kakadiaris
Dr Varuna De Silva
Dr Haileleol Tibebu
Prof. Peter Lee
Professor Tasos Dagiuklas
Professor Ioannis A. Kakadiaris
Dr Varuna De Silva
Morning
Breakout session
World Forum
Realities of Algorithmic Warfare: Use, Impact & Regulation

Advanced militaries are locked in what some call an AI arms race, in which they develop, experiment with and deploy (semi)autonomous technologies across global battlefields.

Dr. Ingvild Bode
Jessica Dorsey
Dr. Lauren Gould
Dr. Marijn Hoijtink
Dennis Jansen
Prof. Dr. Frans Osinga
Anna Nadibaidze
Samar Abbas Nawaz
Dr. Tim Sweijs
Dr. Tom F.A. Watts
Dr. Ingvild Bode
Jessica Dorsey
Dr. Lauren Gould
Dr. Marijn Hoijtink
Dennis Jansen
Prof. Dr. Frans Osinga
Anna Nadibaidze
Samar Abbas Nawaz
Dr. Tim Sweijs
Dr. Tom F.A. Watts
To be decided
Breakout session
World Forum
The Irresponsibility of a Narrow Debate on Military AI

In this session Prof. Dr. V.S. Subrahmanian will briefly introduce some propositions to expand the scope of the debate on responsible military AI.

Prof. Dr. V.S. Subrahmanian
Dr. Marie Postma
Dr. Ir. Roy Lindelauf
Prof. Dr. V.S. Subrahmanian
Dr. Marie Postma
Dr. Ir. Roy Lindelauf
Morning
Breakout session
World Forum
Swarming and the future of warfare: feasibility, impacts, governance

This interactive panel discussion will survey the impacts of drone swarms, ranging from strategic implications, to technical challenges, governance issues and ethical conundrums.

Dr Sandra Scott-Hayward
Dr Ricardo Chavarriaga
Dr Jean-Marc Rickli
Zachary Kallenborn
Dr Lydia Kostopoulos
Tobias Vestner
Ms. Anja Kaspersen
Dr Sandra Scott-Hayward
Dr Ricardo Chavarriaga
Dr Jean-Marc Rickli
Zachary Kallenborn
Dr Lydia Kostopoulos
Tobias Vestner
Ms. Anja Kaspersen
Morning
Breakout session
World Forum
A practical approach to responsible AI: Stories and Debate

Despite increased attention and availability, debates concerning responsible AI don’t often discuss the problems in the implementation phase.

Julia Straatman
Max Groot
Julia Straatman
Max Groot
To be decided
Keynote panel
World Forum
AI, A Revolution in Military Affairs?

This keynote panel will address the topic ‘AI, a Revolution in Military Affairs?’

The Honorable Bonnie D. Jenkins
Prof. Sir Lawrence Freedman
Prof. Kenneth Payne
The Honorable Bonnie D. Jenkins
Prof. Sir Lawrence Freedman
Prof. Kenneth Payne
To be decided
Breakout session
World Forum
Developing and deploying responsible AI in a multi-national military environment

This session will take a technology-driven look responsible use of AI in a multi-national military environment, illustrated with examples from the development and deployment of AI.

Ivana Ilic Mestric
Michael Street
Arvid Kok
Sandro Bjelogrlic
Ivana Ilic Mestric
Michael Street
Arvid Kok
Sandro Bjelogrlic
Morning
Breakout session
World Forum
Decision-Support Systems and Human-Machine Interaction

This session will offer insights on how to design and regulate for effective human-machine interaction (HMI) in the context of military decision-support systems.https://reaim2023.o

Dr. Berenice Boutin (moderator)
Neil Davison
Klaudia Klonowska
Taylor Woodcock (rapporteur)
Dr. Jurriaan van Diggelen
Dr. Berenice Boutin (moderator)
Neil Davison
Klaudia Klonowska
Taylor Woodcock (rapporteur)
Dr. Jurriaan van Diggelen
To be decided
REAIM Talk
World Forum
REAIM Talk

One on one interview with Dr. Alex Karp, Chief Executive Officer of Palantir.

Alex Karp
Alex Karp
Morning
Breakout session
World Forum
Fact, fiction and fantasy in Human-Machine Teaming

Through a series of short, participatory vignettes, this session will illustrate the complexities of effective HMT and what challenges need to be solved.

Kerstin Vignard (moderator)
Giacomo Persi Paoli
Lynn Reggia
Kerstin Vignard (moderator)
Giacomo Persi Paoli
Lynn Reggia
Morning
Breakout session
World Forum
Civilian AI governance: lessons for the military

AI is transforming our everyday societies - from healthcare to art - and regulators are responding.

Anna Hehir
Mark Brakel
Prof. Stuart Russell
Anna Hehir
Mark Brakel
Prof. Stuart Russell
Afternoon
Breakout session
World Forum
A day in the life of a Military AI

In this interactive story we will go through a real-life military scenario with AI.

Mark Ostendorf
Dasha Simons
Mark Ostendorf
Dasha Simons
Afternoon
Breakout session
World Forum
Shared challenges in civil and military AI regulation

This panel will discuss the shared challenges of regulating AI in both the civil and military spheres.

Francesca Fanucci
Richard Moyes
Dr Catherine Connolly
Francesca Fanucci
Richard Moyes
Dr Catherine Connolly
Afternoon
Breakout session
World Forum
Connecting AI and Security: Threats for AI, Measures and Assurance

In our session, we look to start a discussion on “assurance in AI systems”. How can we make AI systems more secure, auditable, and robust to adversarial AI attacks?

Bas Dunnebier
Bas Dunnebier
Afternoon
Breakout session
World Forum
The AI Wave in Defence Innovation

This roundtable will present key findings and select research chapters from a forthcoming edited volume, The AI Wave in Defence Innovation.

Dr Michael Raska
Samuel Bendett
Dr Simona R. Soare
Wichuta Teeratanabodee
Dr Jean-Marc Rickli
Dr Michael Raska
Samuel Bendett
Dr Simona R. Soare
Wichuta Teeratanabodee
Dr Jean-Marc Rickli
Afternoon
Breakout session
World Forum
The Age of AI - Responsible co-creation of military AI

Using the multifunctional game "Age of AI" this interactive breakout will let you voice your take on some of the challenges of AI.

Prof. dr. Emile Aarts
Drs. Geert Kuiper
Drs. Sophie Kuijt, MBA
Jeroen Naves, LLM
Gillian van de Boer-Visschedijk, MA
Prof. dr. Emile Aarts
Drs. Geert Kuiper
Drs. Sophie Kuijt, MBA
Jeroen Naves, LLM
Gillian van de Boer-Visschedijk, MA
Afternoon
Breakout session
World Forum
AI to Reduce Harm to Civilians and Ease the Effects of War

We host an interactive debate on whether the benefits of AI outweigh the risks for military operations.

Dr. S. Kate Devitt
Dr. Daphne Richemond-Barak
Dr. Larry Lewis
Dr. S. Kate Devitt
Dr. Daphne Richemond-Barak
Dr. Larry Lewis
Afternoon
Breakout session
World Forum
Trustworthy Human-Machine Teaming: The Next Stage of Evolution

As national AI strategies and laws are enacted, robust, explainable, and reliable standards for human-machine teaming are needed.

Clodéric Mars
Hélène Bachatène (moderator)
Ming Hou
Siegfried Usal
Clodéric Mars
Hélène Bachatène (moderator)
Ming Hou
Siegfried Usal
Afternoon
Workshop
World Forum
Workshop: Assessing AI for the Seven Layers of Impact

In this workshop, participants will assess the impacts of a hypothetical AI solution for stabilizing a conflict zone.

Sanna Rauhala
Anna Metsäranta
Janne Niinivaara
Sanna Rauhala
Anna Metsäranta
Janne Niinivaara
Morning
Breakout session
World Forum
Netherlands Defence Academy

More information will follow soon

Afternoon
Breakout session
World Forum
AI, Or Not AI? – Debunking Commonly-Held Assumptions on Military AI

Chatham House is convening an interactive panel discussion about the policy, legal and ethical implications of commonly-held assumptions surrounding military AI.

Marjorie Buchser
H.E. Ms. Izumi Nakamitsu
Dr. Stuart J. Russell, OBE
Yasmin Afina
Arthur Holland Michel
Marjorie Buchser
H.E. Ms. Izumi Nakamitsu
Dr. Stuart J. Russell, OBE
Yasmin Afina
Arthur Holland Michel
Morning
Breakout session
World Forum
War Against the Machine?

In collaboration with research agency Kantar, the Netherlands Atlantic Association holds a public survey under the Dutch public in the lead-up to REAIM.

Prof. dr. Mr. Lokke Moerel (moderator)
Prof. Lonneke Peperkamp
David van Weel
Prof. dr. Haroon Sheikh
Joost de Wolf MSc
Anouk Vos MA MSc
Prof. dr. Mr. Lokke Moerel (moderator)
Prof. Lonneke Peperkamp
David van Weel
Prof. dr. Haroon Sheikh
Joost de Wolf MSc
Anouk Vos MA MSc
Afternoon
Breakout session
World Forum
Addressing the ethical and technical challenges of AWS

Panelists will discuss how they’re addressing the ethical and technical challenges of AWS, identify what could go right or wrong and how human decision-making impacts the outcome.

Ariel Conn
Lt. Gen. John N.T. (Jack) Shanahan (USAF, Ret.)
Prof. Denise Garcia
Ariel Conn
Lt. Gen. John N.T. (Jack) Shanahan (USAF, Ret.)
Prof. Denise Garcia
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm (CET)
Drinks and bites
World Forum
Drinks and bites for all participants

Drinks and bites for all participants.

Day 2 - Thursday 16 February 2023
All day
Online talk show
World Forum TV Studio
Online talk shows

Online talk shows (livestreamed)

Redi Tlhabi
Redi Tlhabi
9:00 am - 9:45 am (CET)
Plenary session
Plenary room
REAIM Plenary Opening day 2

The REAIM scenario continues. A panel of distinguished speakers will dig deeper into dilemmas around responsible AI in the military domain.

Prof. Stuart Russell
Marietje Schaake
Prof. Mary Ellen O'Connell
Petter Bedoire
Prof. Stuart Russell
Marietje Schaake
Prof. Mary Ellen O'Connell
Petter Bedoire
All day
Responsible Innovation Talk
Onyx
All day - REAIM Responsible Innovation Talks

Multiple international industry partners will hold talks regarding responsible AI. The talks will be held in the Onyx room in a dynamic, open and inviting setting.

All day
Responsible Innovation Demonstration
World Forum
All day - REAIM Responsible Innovation Demonstrations

Multiple international industry partners will hold demonstrations, regarding responsible AI, all across the lobby of our venue.

All day
REAIM Academic Forum
World Forum
Academic Forum - various breakouts and keynotes (all day)

Throughout the day, there will be various breakouts and keynotes in the Academic Forum: coordinated by TU Delft Digital Ethics Centre and other organisers.

Prof. dr. Jeroen van den Hoven
Marietje Schaake
Prof. Mary Ellen O'Connell
Dr Haileleol Tibebu
Prof. Yakov Ben-Haim
Brendan Walker-Munro
Prof. dr. Jeroen van den Hoven
Marietje Schaake
Prof. Mary Ellen O'Connell
Dr Haileleol Tibebu
Prof. Yakov Ben-Haim
Brendan Walker-Munro
All day
Student Track
World Forum
All day - Serious AI Game & Student Lounge

Students will be given the opportunity to explore all different aspects the REAIM Summit has to offer. They can participate in a serious AI game, specifically developed for REAIM.

11.30 am - 12.30 pm
Academic Forum Session
World Forum
Meaningful Human Control beyond LAWS

Meaningful Human Control beyond LAWS

Daniele Amoroso
Dr. Andreas Theodorou
Dr. Filippo Santoni de Sio
Elke Schwarz
Luciano Cavalcante Siebert
Dr. Giulio Mecacci
Dr. Tanya Krupiy
Daniele Amoroso
Dr. Andreas Theodorou
Dr. Filippo Santoni de Sio
Elke Schwarz
Luciano Cavalcante Siebert
Dr. Giulio Mecacci
Dr. Tanya Krupiy
To be decided
Academic Forum Session
World Forum
Ethics and Beyond: Challenges and Opportunities for Military AI

This session highlights the diversity of ethical foci and analytical tools, and the challenge of applying those tools when facing deep uncertainty.

Lt Col Joseph O. Chapa
Lt Col Ilse Verdiesen
Prof. David Leslie
Prof. Yakov Ben-Haim
Dr. Jorrit Kamminga
Lt Col Joseph O. Chapa
Lt Col Ilse Verdiesen
Prof. David Leslie
Prof. Yakov Ben-Haim
Dr. Jorrit Kamminga
Morning
Breakout session
World Forum
Technical Dimensions of REAIM: FCAS as a Use Case

With a focus on the European Future Combat Air System, we demonstrate technical design principles for responsibly using military AI.

Morning
Breakout session
World Forum
How to regulate irresponsible AI in cyber operations

Determining what responsible AI in the military domain by default also determines what ‘irresponsible AI’ might be.

Kerstin Vignard
Marietje Schaake
Dennis Broeders
Tal Mimran
Kerstin Vignard
Marietje Schaake
Dennis Broeders
Tal Mimran
Afternoon
Breakout session
World Forum
Operationalizing meaningful human control: Experiences of the Dutch Robotics and Autonomous Systems unit

Presentation and discussion on operationalizing meaningful human control in autonomous systems.

Afternoon
Breakout session
World Forum
A treaty on autonomous weapons is necessary and possible

A seasoned expert panel will give concrete suggestions and show building blocks for such a treaty.

Miriam Struyk (moderator)
Neil Davison
Verity Coyle
Miriam Struyk (moderator)
Neil Davison
Verity Coyle
Morning
Workshop
World Forum
Pursuing Trustworthy AI Governance in Defence Innovation

This workshop will facilitate policy-oriented small-group discussion sessions, in which participants will be able to share their viewpoints.

Wichuta Teeratanabodee
Dr Michael Raska
Dr Simona R. Soare
Samuel Bendett
Dr Jean-Marc Rickli
Wichuta Teeratanabodee
Dr Michael Raska
Dr Simona R. Soare
Samuel Bendett
Dr Jean-Marc Rickli
Morning
Breakout session
World Forum
The impact of Artificial Intelligence in Defence in Space Domain

The objective of this session is to identify the opportunities and challenges of introducing AI enabled assets and defence applications in space.

Afternoon
Breakout session
World Forum
Managing Risks to Develop & Field Safer Military AI Systems

Learn why Responsible AI matters, how to mitigate risk, and see what can go wrong in military AI development and use.

Dr. Barry O'Sullivan
Eric Richardson
Dr. Iben Yde
Lt. Gen. John N.T. (Jack) Shanahan (USAF, Ret.)
Lt. Gen, ret. Dr. Ravi S. Panwar
Dr. Barry O'Sullivan
Eric Richardson
Dr. Iben Yde
Lt. Gen. John N.T. (Jack) Shanahan (USAF, Ret.)
Lt. Gen, ret. Dr. Ravi S. Panwar
Afternoon
Breakout session
World Forum
ELSA labs - applying participatory methods to design complex military technologies

This workshop focusses on Ethical, Legal and Societal Aspects (ELSA) of military AI. We will explore the ELSA lab way of working to address responsible use of AI in defense.

Dr. Jurriaan van Diggelen
Dr. Marc Steen
Dr. Kate Devitt
Dr. Jurriaan van Diggelen
Dr. Marc Steen
Dr. Kate Devitt
Afternoon
Workshop
World Forum
Military leadership and AI: a new trustworthy relation

During this panel discussion we will untangle what the required leadership of today and the future looks like and how it will affect working structures within the military domain.

Jeannette Homan
Adam Routh
Kim Vrielink
Tony Reeves
Theodorus Niemeijer
Jeannette Homan
Adam Routh
Kim Vrielink
Tony Reeves
Theodorus Niemeijer
Afternoon
Breakout session
World Forum
The leading-edge of AI: from research to operational deployment

This panel will tackle some of these questions and offer practical solutions with an aim to showcase and discuss some of the leading-edge scenarios.

Dr Najwa Aaraj
Leonardo von Prellwitz
Cdre. Michael Brasseur
Col. Mietta Groeneveld
Dr Najwa Aaraj
Leonardo von Prellwitz
Cdre. Michael Brasseur
Col. Mietta Groeneveld
Afternoon
Breakout session
World Forum
Autonomous Weapon Systems and Compliance with International Humanitarian Law

This session aims to provide greater clarity on what IHL permits, prohibits, and requires concerning the development and use of military applications of AI.

Netta Goussac (moderator)
Sigrid Redse Johansen
Karl Chang
Georgia Hinds
Dr. Jeroen van den Boogaard
Netta Goussac (moderator)
Sigrid Redse Johansen
Karl Chang
Georgia Hinds
Dr. Jeroen van den Boogaard
Afternoon
Roundtable discussion
World Forum
How to Operationalize Responsible AI in the Military Domain

This roundtable discussion will examine what kind of responsible AI tools are needed for the military domain, and how they can be effectively and sustainably operationalized.

Alisha Anand (moderator)
Dr. S. Kate Devitt
Jibu Elias
Diane Staheli
Alisha Anand (moderator)
Dr. S. Kate Devitt
Jibu Elias
Diane Staheli
Afternoon
Ministerial segment
Plenary room
Ministerial Segment

Ministerial representatives from partners around the globe will share their country’s perspective on opportunities, dilemmas and concrete actions to be taken.

Wopke Hoekstra
Wopke Hoekstra
Afternoon
Breakout session
World Forum
Known Unknowns and Military AI

The predictable failures of artificial intelligence (AI) as well as related technology and the unforeseeable impacts of these failures pose new challenges for militaries...

Afternoon
Breakout session
World Forum
EU’s work on responsible AI Description

In this session the European Commission, DG CNECT, will present the AI Act, the proposed European law on artificial intelligence.

Ronja Ronnback
Marjolijn van Deelen
Kilian Gross
Ronja Ronnback
Marjolijn van Deelen
Kilian Gross
Afternoon
Breakout session
World Forum
Responsible adoption of AI in the nuclear domain

Responsible adoption of AI in the nuclear domain

Vincent Boulanin (moderator)
Lora Saalman
Alexa Wehsener
Marina Favaro
Vincent Boulanin (moderator)
Lora Saalman
Alexa Wehsener
Marina Favaro
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm (CET)
Plenary session
Plenary room
High Level Closing Ceremony REAIM 2023

Minister of Foreign Affairs Wopke Hoekstra will present the political results of the REAIM Summit, in a high level plenary session, accompanied by high level participants.

Wopke Hoekstra
H.E. Ms. Izumi Nakamitsu
Bruno Fichefeux
Park Jin
Wopke Hoekstra
H.E. Ms. Izumi Nakamitsu
Bruno Fichefeux
Park Jin

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