Events for Wednesday, May 8, 2019
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For more than 150 years, Americans have counted on the U.S. Coast Guard to proudly uphold American sovereignty, provide national security, and promote economic prosperity in the Arctic. Admiral Karl Schultz, Coast Guard Commandant, will discuss the Service’s new Arctic Strategic Outlook as well as the rising demand for Coast Guard services amidst great power competition.
Advances in robotics and big data are on the threshold of bringing AI into warfighting. What are the ethical, technological, and operational changes of AI that our military is facing to utilize new technologies to aid and equip our forces for challenges advancing our maritime superiority?
Over 71% of the world is covered in water. Our oceans hold the key to trade routes, economic prosperity, technological advancements and now the future of warfighting. Expeditionary forces will continue to move the battle lines further away from our front door, and out to sea as new vessels are being manufactured, unmanned submarines explore underwater regions, as our vast oceans hold the key to national security. How are our sea services planning to increase our maritime superiority while changing the way our military protects our borders?
Military training has evolved over the years and will continue to do so to keep up with the advancements of technology, innovation and equipment, as well as the ever-changing climate of national defense. Experts in military education will discuss how our training is keeping up with the changes we are facing as a nation to prepare the best fighting force the world will ever see.