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TIC Consortium Panel: Emerging Tech for Hybrid Warfare

  • The Chop House, 2nd floor at Columbia Firehouse, in Old Town Alexandria 109 South Saint Asaph Street Alexandria, VA, 22314 United States (map)

Come and join TIC Consortium in its second event in Old Town Alexandria on May 23rd at 2pm for a panel discussion about emerging technologies and considerations for hybrid warfare.

Wars of the future will only be more complex. Consider the following scenario: China pressures US firms to censor Chinese individuals. Meanwhile, the EU also wants hate speech removed in 24 hours. This is all while a California lawmaker argues that strong encryption online aids human trafficking.

What will all of these political and cultural pressures mean for the future of cyber defense and attack? What are the emerging technologies, ethical considerations and policy initiatives that should be pursued? How should companies be positioning and teaming in order to provide the best products and services for the next conflict?


Dr. Lydia Kostopoulos PhD - Senior Advisor to the Future Society - AI Initiative, Harvard Kennedy School - Working closely with the AI Initiative ( executive team to develop and write AI safety minded thought leadership on the use of Artificial Intelligence. Recent work includes: (BRIEF) Artificial Intelligence and the Law of Armed Conflict.

Camille Tuutti - editor-in-chief of GovernmentCIO Magazine - Oversees a team of distinguished journalists covering government IT and the industry that supports it. Before joining the publication in June 2017, Tuutti was executive editor at Nextgov, a division of Atlantic Media, where she was charged with the editorial vision and strategy. She came to Nextgov from Fedscoop, where she served as editorial director. Prior to that, Tuutti was a reporter at FCW for nearly three years, covering topics such as workforce, government oversight and federal IT. Tuutti’s current tech obsessions include artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and emerging technology, and she frequently speaks on these topics. Originally from Stockholm, Sweden, Tuutti has lived in London and New York City and has called Washington, D.C. her home for the past 15 years. When she's not covering federal IT, Tuutti teaches Pilates reformer classes at two studios in D.C. and collects shoes. She also mentors college seniors looking to launch a career in D.C. Tuutti is currently at work on her first novel, which she hopes to complete in 2018.

Dr. David Bray - Executive Director for the People Centered Internet - In 2016, Dr. David A. Bray was named one of the top "24 Americans Who Are Changing the World" under 40 by Business Insider. He was also named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum for 2016-2021. He has been serving as a Visiting Executive In-Residence at Harvard University since 2015 and was selected as an Eisenhower Fellow to Australia and Taiwan that same year. He received multiple leadership awards in different leadership roles including IT Chief for the Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Program at the CDC, Executive Director for a bipartisan National Commission reviewing the R&D Efforts of the U.S. IC, and leading a team of positive #ChangeAgents as FCC CIO. He also is a Marshall Memorial Fellow to Europe for 2018.

Chuck Brooks - Helped "stand up" Office of Legislative Affairs at the US Department of Homeland Security. Served as first Director of Legislative Affairs at the DHS Science & Technology Directorate. Served as Senior Legislative Staff (foreign affairs, security, tech, business) to Senator Arlen Specter, U.S. Senate. Adjunct Faculty at Georgetown University and former Adjunct Faculty Johns Hopkins University. Published over 140 articles on technology and cybersecurity topics. Chairman New & Emerging Tech Committee of CompTIA. SME to The Homeland Defense and Security Information Analysis Center (HDIAC), ADVISOR Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Technology Partner Network), AFCEA CyberSecurity Committee, Center for Advancing Innovation


Graham Plaster, Founder, TIC Consortium

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