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Nov 06

Future Computing: Shaping National Security Policy

Location: The Heritage Foundation's Lehrman Auditorium

The mention of "data-mining" and "cognitive computing" often causes the ringing of alarm bells in the realm of national security policymakers. What is the technology behind these buzzwords, and what applications does it have for national security policy? Are such technologies being used strategically and under what legal constraints? Join us as leading future computing technology and policy experts, Jesús Mena, Marcus H. Sachs, and David Strand discuss the possibilities and challenges of the next generation of tools for keeping America secure.

More About the Speakers

Jesús Mena
Chief Strategy Officer,
InferX Corporation

Marcus H. Sachs, P.E.
Deputy Director,
Computer Science Laboratory,
SRI International

David Strand
Vice President,
Information Technology,
ECD Ovonics


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James Jay Carafano, Ph.D. James Jay Carafano, Ph.D.

Vice President for the Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy, and the E. W. Richardson Fellow Read More