After-work Panel Debate - The Cyber Era: How the rise of Artificial Intelligence is shaping the EU Foreign Policy?


Monday 09.12.19
16:30 to 20:00


Thon Hotel EU
Rue de la Loi/Wetstraat 75
1040 Brussels

The College of Europe Development Office organizes its annual after-work panel debate to discuss one of the hottest topics of the moment. This year’s panel debate will be centered around Cybersecurity & Artificial Intelligence, with a focus on the EU’s Public Diplomacy activities in the field.

The panel debate takes place in Brussels on 9 December 2019 at 17:00, and is followed by a networking cocktail. 

The registrations are now closed. 
Thank you very much for your interest! 





16:30   Registration

17:00   Welcome and introduction
Prof. Dr. Dr. Jörg MONAR, Rector, College of Europe


17:10   Panel Debate Presentation
Mr Jesús BALLESTEROS, Director, College of Europe Development Office

17:20   AI – The ultimate villain?
How the rise of AI requires an enhanced approach to cybersecurity
Mr Lorenzo PUPILLO, Associate Senior Research Fellow and Head of the Cybersecurity @CEPS Initiative, Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)

17:40   A whole set of new rules 
How the EU Foreign Policy approaches cybersecurity
Dr. Robert DEWAR, Head of Cyber Security, Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP)

18:00   Time to lead by example?
The role of the EU Foreign Policy in setting global standards
Ms Nathalie VAN RAEMDONCK, Associate Analyst on cybersecurity and information warfare, European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS)

18:20   Debate


19:00   Cocktail

20:30   End of the event

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