Below you will find videos from our conference "Ahead Of The Curve: Anticipating Ethical, Legal, and Societal Issues Posed by Emerging Weapons Technologies," held from
April 22-23, 2014 at the University of Notre Dame.

The conference was sponsored and hosted by Notre Dame’s Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values, with co-sponsorship from the Notre Dame School of Law, the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, and the Notre Dame International Security Program.

We are still awaiting permission to post some of the conference videos, so please check back soon for the remainder.

Maj. Gen. Robert Latiff (USAF, Ret.), University of Notre Dame: Opening Keynote Lecture: “The DARPA Sponsored National Academy Study of ELSI and Emerging Technologies: An Opportunity for Historically Important Change”
(Chair: Don Howard, Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values, Notre Dame)

Herb Lin, National Academy of Science: “Where Technology Meets Policy and Ethics: The National Academies as Advisers to the Nation"
(Chair: Michael Desch, Notre Dame International Security Program and Department of Political Science)

Panel: Synthetic Biology
Michael Imperiale, University of Michigan Medical School: “Scientific and Ethical Considerations of Synthetic Biology”
Kenneth Oye, Political Science and Engineering Systems, MIT “Comments”
(Chair: Carolyn Nordstrom, Department of Anthropology, Notre Dame)

Panel: Cyberconflict
Randall Dipert, Philosophy, University at Buffalo: "The Moral Status of 'Hacking Into' a Website, Computer, or Network: Perfidy, Deception, Trespass or...?"
Scott Shackelford, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University: “Cyber Conflict and Cyber Security”
(Chair: Peter Campbell, Notre Dame)

Britt Holbrook, School of Public Policy, Georgia Tech: “Institutionalizing Reflection: Can We Design a Mechanism to Harness Ethics Expertise?”
(Chair: Justin Biddle, School of Public Policy, Georgia Tech, and Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study)

Shannon Vallor, Philosophy, Santa Clara University: “The Institution of Practical Wisdom: Cultivating Organizational ELSI Expertise”
(Chair: Edward Jurkowitz, Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values, Notre Dame)

Steven Walker, DARPA - Closing Keynote Address: “DARPA: Fifty-six Years of Creating and Preventing Technological Surprise and Why That Matters to Our Society”
(Chair: Don Howard, Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values, Notre Dame)