Emerging Technologies in Great Power Competition

Emerging Technologies in Great Power Competition

Conference | Free | English

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

15:00-19:00

Tel Aviv University - Beit Hatfutsot(Ze'evi Hall)

About

Great power competition has returned to the heart of U.S. national security strategy.

This time, cyber and artificial intelligence are bound to be crucial elements of power.

 

Radical technological innovations are having an unprecedented effect on international relations. To facilitate understanding of current realities and future trends, a select group of experts will gather to discuss the impact of emerging technologies on great power competition during Cyber Week.

 

 

Agenda

15:00-15:30

Gathering & Registration

15:30-15:40

Welcoming Remarks

Iddo Moed, Cyber Security Coordinator - Ministry of Foreign Affairs

15:40-15:55

Global Cyber Conflicts-What’s Next?

Dr. Jim Lewis, Senior Fellow - The Center for Strategic and International Studies

15:55-16:05

Chinese Defense Innovation: AI, Cyber, and Quantum Computing

Elsa Kania, Adjunct Fellow - Center for a New American Security’s Technology and National Security Program

16:05-16:20

China’s US Net: Tracking BGP hijacking for a new ‘Access Reciprocity’ Cyber Agreement

Dr. Chris C. Demchak, Professor - U.S. Naval War College

Prof. Yuval Shavitt, Professor of Electrical Engineering - Tel Aviv University

16:20-17:05

Panel: US-China - Renewed Great Power Competition

Moderator :Lior Tabansky, Head of Cyber Research Development - Blavatnik ICRC, Tel Aviv University

Dr. Adam Segal, Ira A. Lipman Chair - Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

Dr. Chris C. Demchak, Professor - U.S. Naval War College

Prof. Joseph S. Nye, University Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus and Former Dean - Kennedy School of Government, Harvard

17:05-17:50

Panel: The Multilateral Approach

Moderator :Iddo Moed, Cyber Security Coordinator - Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Alexander Klimburg, Program Director - The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies

Ambassador Kanwal Sibal, Former Indian Foreign Secretary, Head of CII Delegation -

Christopher Painter, Former Coordinator for Cyber Issues - US Department of State

Masato Ohtaka, Deputy Assistant Minister / Deputy Director-General, Foreign Policy Bureau, MOFA - Ambassador in charge of UN Affairs / Ambassador in charge of Cyber Policy

17:50-18:10

Coffee Break

18:10-18:50

Panel: Mind Gap

Moderator :Iddo Moed, Cyber Security Coordinator - Ministry of Foreign Affairs

David Shoresh, Strategic Planner - Israel National Cyber Directorate

Evan Wolff, Partner - Crowell & Moring LLP

Prof. Paul Cornish, Associate Director - Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre, Oxford University

18:50-19:00

Closing Remarks

Lior Tabansky, Head of Cyber Research Development - Blavatnik ICRC, Tel Aviv University

Emerging Technologies in Great Power Competition