Beyond Aegis | Strategic Stability & Emerging Technologies

Prof Andrew Futter is on a panel at this event, taking place on 3rd February 2021. Invitation to attend SCRAP’s webinar: Beyond Aegis: Strategic Stability and Emerging Technologies, on the 3rd February 2021 between 17:00-18:30 GMT In November 2020, for the first time ever, an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICMB) was shot down by a U.S.Continue reading “Beyond Aegis | Strategic Stability & Emerging Technologies”

ONP Roundtable: The future of nuclear and conventional deterrence in Europe

In this Oslo Nuclear Project Roundtable, we discuss whether modern conventional military capabilities can supplant nuclear weapons for deterrent and warfighting purposes, and the future relationship between nuclear and conventional deterrence.   Time and place: Jan. 13, 2021 2:30 PM–4:00 PM, CEST, Zoom If you would like to participate in this online seminar, please register here. All participantsContinue reading “ONP Roundtable: The future of nuclear and conventional deterrence in Europe”

Final Programme Announced: A Nuclear Order in Flux? Surviving the Next 75 years…

On 15th-16th December the University of Leicester will be hosting the annual BISA Global Nuclear Order Conference, with six excellent panels and a keynote talk from former UN High Representative for Disarmament Angela Kane.  For more details see the conference programme attached. Hosted by the University of Leicester, 15th-16th December 2020 via Microsoft Teams.

Artificial Intelligence, Autonomy and Nuclear Stability: Towards a More Complex Nuclear Future

15.10.2020Andrew Futter There aren’t any easy answers to potential risks posed by the AI-Automation-Nuclear nexus, but a starting point has to be a greater understanding of the key concepts and an appreciation of how the deployment of such technologies could play out. In the nuclear realm, and especially now in the increasing digital global nuclear realm, perceptions and the potential for misunderstanding will be as important as reality, writes Andrew Futter, ProfessorContinue reading “Artificial Intelligence, Autonomy and Nuclear Stability: Towards a More Complex Nuclear Future”

BISA Global Nuclear Order Working Group: A Nuclear Order in Flux? Surviving the Next 75 years

Microsoft Teams15 – 16 December A joint event from our Global Nuclear Order Working Group and University of Leicester. The Global Nuclear Order Working Group are delighted to welcome you to the seventh annual conference, ‘A nuclear order in flux? Surviving the next 75 years’ hosted virtually by the University of Leicester on 15 and 16 December 2020. FurtherContinue reading “BISA Global Nuclear Order Working Group: A Nuclear Order in Flux? Surviving the Next 75 years”