Dr Katie Woodward

Principal Psychologist, Defence Science and Technology Laboratory [Dstl] Human Behaviour Team

Great Britain

“Loss of Free Will”: Can Humans Stay in Charge?

Main Stage

Modern society was built on the idea that educated and empowered human beings are the source of progress and development. But what happens when computers are becoming increasingly intelligent and powerful? Power and knowledge seem to increasingly reside in networks beyond individual human understanding and control. Does this threaten the ability of individuals to shape society for the […]


Artificial Intelligence Beyond Bytes – Implications to Security and Society

Conference room A

Artificial intelligence and new technologies are bringing revolution not evolution. Security implications of AI go beyond 24/7 surveillance and autonomous robots fighting each other. These developments will change the provision of security in times of peace, war, and everything in-between. Societies are calling on their governments to act, so there is an urgent need for […]