CISS Policy Speaker Series Presents: Rep. Will Hurd on AI & National Security

Oct 21, 2020, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
Open to the Public



Event Description

Join the Center for International Security Studies' Policy Speaker Series for

AI & National Security: A Conversation with Rep. Will Hurd (R-TX)

Artificial intelligence is rapidly changing the national and international security landscape - changing the nature of warfare, empowering asymmetric actors, and offering the potential for transformative change in intelligence analysis and foreign policy making. Rep. Will Hurd (R-TX) has been one of Congress's leaders on artificial intelligence and national security, authoring a bipartisan report on how the US government should update its approach to emerging technologies in security and warfare. We hope you will join our discussion with Rep. Hurd on how frontier technologies and artificial intelligence are reshaping the future of global security. 

Will Hurd, a San Antonio native and Texas A&M Computer Science Graduate, never planned on being a member of Congress. Congressman Hurd was excited to spend his entire career serving his country by stopping terrorists, preventing Russian spies from stealing our secrets and putting nuclear weapons proliferators out of business as an undercover officer in the CIA, until he realized that his expertise in cybersecurity and intelligence was sorely needed in Congress – the people charged with making informed decisions about how to serve and protect our country. Since being elected in 2014, Will has continued to blaze his own trail to deliver bipartisan results for the 800,000 Texans he calls his “bosses” by working with anyone – regardless of politics and party to help make sure our kids are ready for the future, that our country is safe and that the United States will always be the leader of the free world. Texas Monthly and Politico Magazine have called him “the Future of the GOP.” His efforts to put good policy over good politics have clearly struck a chord in a country that is often consumed with what divides us instead of what unites us.

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