Session B3: Ethical Systems and Policy


Date: Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Time: 1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Hibiscus B

Session Chair:
Dr. Robert Leishman
Air Force Institute of Technology

How do you regulate an autonomous vehicle such that it is safe for users, bystanders, and fellow travelers and simultaneously, allow the requisite flexibility to be able to mature the technology? This session will address some of the key societal, political and psychological challenges associated with the ethics and policy of autonomous systems, including their development, use and wide-scale deployment. A wide variety of authorities, policy-makers and legal experts will provide unique and essential insight to these unique problems pertaining to autonomous vehicles.

1:30 p.m. Dr. Joseph Nichols, Raytheon Missile Systems; A Framework for Test and Certification of Safety-Critical Autonomous and Intelligent Systems
2:00 p.m. Dr. Dorota Grejner-Brzezinska, The Ohio State University; Challenges Associated with the Deployment of Autonomous Vehicles
2:30 p.m. Dr. Yvonne R. Masakowski, US Naval War College; Ethical Implications of Advanced Autonomy and Artificial Intelligence Enabled Systems

3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., Break

3:30 p.m. Col. James Cook, US Air Force Academy; Military AI Ethics as New Wine in Old Wineskins
4:00 p.m. Q&A with all Speakers