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Feb. 2-7 (New Orleans, LA): Thirty-Second AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence

Feb. 12-14 (Geneva): Campaign to Stop Killer Robots outreach by campaign coordinator Mary Wareham

Feb. 15-18 (Munich, Germany): Munich Security Conference, starting with a Feb. 15 official pre-event on artificial intelligence and modern conflict with speakers including coordinator Mary Wareham

Feb. 16-18 (Tempe, Arizona): Origins Project at ASU, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists and the Stanley Foundation scientific workshop on artificial intelligence and autonomous weapons systems –  with ICRAC’s Peter Asaro and Frank Sauer as well as Richard Moyes from Article 36

Feb. 23 (Leiden, Netherlands): Foundation for Responsible Robotics event with Noel Sharkey, ICRAC


Mar. 5-8 (Chicago, Illinois): 13th Annual ACM/IEEE international conference on human robot interaction.

Mar. 9-10 (Princeton, New Jersey): Princeton University’s Center for Information Technology Policy conference on the ethics of artificial intelligence – panel on autonomous weapons with Peter Asaro of ICRAC

Mar. 14-15 (Berlin): The Aspen Institute conference on artificial intelligence and national security with ICRAC’s Frank Sauer and Professor Toby Walsh

Mar. 17 (Geneva): Film festival panel on concerns over killer robots – with Steve Goose of Human Rights Watch

Mar. 23-24 (Columbus, Ohio): Ohio State University Moritz College of Law conference on “national security, emerging technologies, and the law” – with ICRAC’s Peter Asaro


Apr. 9-13 (Geneva): Convention on Conventional Weapons (CCW) meeting of the Group of Governmental Experts on lethal autonomous weapons systems chaired by Ambassador Amandeep Singh Gill of India

Apr. 12-14 (Stanford, California): WeRobot conference at Stanford University with Peter Asaro from ICRAC


May 16-18 (New York City): Uehiro Foundation of Japan, Carnegie Council of New York and Oxford University’s Centre for Practical Ethics conference on “ethics and the future of artificial intelligence – session on “drones and killer robots” with ICRAC’s Peter Asaro


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


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


Aug. 27-31 (Geneva): CCW meeting of the Group of Governmental Experts on lethal autonomous weapons systems


Nothing scheduled yet


Oct. (New York City): Annual session of the UN General Assembly First Committee on Disarmament and International Security


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


Nothing scheduled yet


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.