Artificial Intelligence and Diplomacy
Thursday, December 8, 2022 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Horchow HallCost: Free
103 (GM Room)
55 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven CT 06511
Description:The Jackson School of Global Affairs will host the discussion, “Artificial Intelligence and Diplomacy.”
Speakers include Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Program Manager Tejas Patel, and Ambassador David Robinson, moderated by Jackson lecturer Casey King.
Patel is DARPA’s Program Manager for SHADE: an AI research initiative using diplomacy to better understand the nuance of communication intent behind actions.
Robinson is a retired U.S. diplomat whose previous roles include the Principal Deputy High Representative in Bosnia and Herzegovina, where he was responsible for implementing the Dayton Peace Agreement. Prior to that, he was the Assistant Chief of Mission at the United States Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan from 2013 to 2014, the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State and the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in the Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration from 2009 to 2013, and the Special Coordinator for Venezuela in the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs from 2008 to 2009.
The panel will be moderated by Casey King, a 2021 DARPA AI Exploration Award Recipient and a Jackson School faculty member who teaches stats and data science.
The event is open to the Yale campus community.