Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

March 1, 2018

There is a fundamental mismatch between the speed of scientific discovery and technological innovation and existing governmental approaches to the oversight of emerging technologies. This presentation will discuss more agile and comprehensive frameworks for the national and international governance of artificial intelligence and synthetic biology.

Wendell Wallach is a consultant, ethicist, and scholar at Yale University’s Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics, and a senior advisor to The Hastings Center. He is also a fellow at the Center for Law, Science & Innovation at the Sandra Day O’Connor School of Law (Arizona State University) and a fellow at the Institute for Ethics & Emerging Technology. At Yale, Mr. Wallach has chaired the Center’s working research group on Technology and Ethics for the past twelve years and is a member of other research groups on Animal Ethics and End of Life Issues. Mr. Wallach has an international reputation as an expert on the ethical and governance concerns posed by emerging technologies, particularly artificial intelligence and neuroscience.

Agile and Comprehensive Governance of AI and Synthetic Biology

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's Center for Global Security Research (CGSR) sponsored this talk entitled “Agile and Comprehensive Governance of AI and Synthetic Biology” by Wendell Wallach on Mar. 1, 2018.