FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 18, 2023
MEDIA ALERT: REAGAN INSTITUTE HOSTS PANEL ON THE ROLE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE SHOULD PLAY IN THE NATIONAL DEFENSE STRATEGY
Rep. Michael Waltz, Dr. Mara Karlin, and Mr. David Spirk from Reagan Institute Innovation Partner Palantir Technologies to Discuss How Policymakers Should Think About AI
WASHINGTON, DC – The Ronald Reagan Institute’s program on the National Security Innovation Base will host an event titled “Algorithms for Our Arsenal: Artificial Intelligence and the National Defense Strategy,” which will examine how the U.S. National Defense Strategy can prioritize the integration of AI into operational concepts, real-world exercises, operations, and defense systems.
The discussion will be moderated by Mr. Josh Rogin of The Washington Post and include Congressman Michael Waltz of the U.S. House of Representatives, Dr. Mara Karlin, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategies, Plans, and Capabilities also Performing the Duties of the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, and Mr. David Spirk, Senior Counselor at Palantir Technologies and former Chief Data Officer at the Department of Defense.
The event is the second public convening of the Reagan Institute’s National Security Innovation Base (NSIB) program, following the inaugural NSIB Summit this spring. The Reagan Institute is pleased to work with Palantir as its official innovation partner.
What: Algorithms for Our Arsenal: Artificial Intelligence and the National Defense Strategy
Who: Rep. Michael Waltz (R-FL); Dr. Mara Karlin, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategies, Plans, and Capabilities also Performing the Duties of the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy; Mr. David Spirk, Senior Counselor at Palantir Technologies and former Chief Data Officer at the Department of Defense; Mr. Josh Rogin, Columnist for the Global Opinions section of The Washington Post and Political Analyst with CNN
When: 4:30 PM ET, Wednesday, September 20
Where: Ronald Reagan Institute, 850 16th Street NW, Washington, DC 20006
For in-person attendance, media must RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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