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2018

June

Jun. 11-13 (Geneva) Campaign outreach at the Convention on Conventional Weapons (CCW)

Jun. 12 (Helsinki): Parliamentary seminar on autonomous weapons systems with Professor Noel Sharkey

Jun. 21 (Seoul): Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) event on AI ethics with remarks by Professor Toby Walsh

Jun. 29–30 (Belfast, Northern Ireland) Queen’s University Belfast Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice conference on Security and Justice in the Age of Killer Robots with Noel Sharkey

July

Jul. 3 (Zagreb): Annual Arms Control Symposium with discussion on fully autonomous weapons

Jul. 5 (Rome): Rete Disarmo seminar on killer robots

Jul. 13-19 (Stockholm): International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2018)

Jul. 19 (Colombia): Network for Human Security in Latin America and the Caribbean (SEHLAC) meeting on killer robots

August

Aug. 20-24 (Beijing): International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR 2018).

Aug. 27-31 (Geneva): CCW meeting of the Group of Governmental Experts on lethal autonomous weapons systems chaired by Ambassador Amandeep Singh Gill of India

September

Sep. 25 (New York City): Opening of the high-level debate of the UN General Assembly

October

Oct. 1-5 (Madrid): IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2018)

Oct. 3-4 (Tokyo): AAR-Japan seminar on killer robots

Oct. (New York City): UNGA First Committee on Disarmament and International Security (all month-long), 2018 Humanitarian Disarmament Forum (13-14 October)

November

Nov. 21-23 (Geneva): Annual meeting of the Convention on Conventional Weapons chaired by Ambassador Jānis Kārkliņš of Latvia

December

Nothing scheduled yet

2019

February

Feb. Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2018)

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Please help overcome the all-male panels or “manpanels” that have dominated the international debate on fully autonomous weapons to date by suggesting female experts to speak at events.