Security And Defense Challenges Posed by Emerging Technologies in the Americas: Cybersecurity, Drones (Unmanned Systems), and Robotics

Hemispheric Forum Flyer Date & Time:
October 27, 2015
13:30 – 15:30
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Abraham Lincoln Hall
1st Floor, Room 1300
National Defense University, Fort Lesley J. McNair
Washington, DC 20319
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The Hemispheric Forum will feature a panel of subject matter experts addressing policy and strategic challenges posed by emerging technologies: Cybersecurity, Drones (Unmanned Systems), and Robotics. What are the future threats new technologies pose for the Americas?“We are in the midst of something important, perhaps a revolution in warfare and technology that will literally transform human history” according to P. W. Singer, author of Wired for War: The Robotics Revolution and Conflict in the 21st Century.
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Invited Panelists:

  • Maj Gen (ret.) Frederick F. Roggero, USAF, President & CEO, Resilient Solutions, Ltd.
  • Dr. Marty Trevino, Organizational Architect and Senior Strategist, National Security Agency
  • Dr. Boris Saavedra, Assistant Professor, William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies


  • Professor Celina Realuyo, Professor of Practice, William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies

Unable to attend in person but wish to view it live or after the fact?

The Hemispheric Forum will be broadcast live and recorded for people who didn’t have the chance to physically attend or view the live broadcast. Please follow the links below to view the Hemispheric Forum. The Perry Center provides simultaneous interpretation in Spanish for the event.

[English – Part 1]   [English – Part 2]
[Spanish – Complete Event]

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