Soldier enhancement: New technologies and the future battlefield
As part of the Humanitarium Research and Debate Cycle on New Technologies and the Modern Battlespace, the ICRC Australia Mission hosted a panel discussion on 'New technologies and the future battlefield', focusing on soldier enhancement. Watch the webcast here.
Where: Lecture Theatre G08, Melbourne Law School, 185 Pelham Street, Carlton, Australia
When: 27.05.2014, 17:30 - 19:30
Dr Helen Durham (incoming Director of International Law and Policy for the ICRC) moderated a discussion on the challenging legal and ethical questions involved, with:
- Dr Rain Liivoja, Project Director, Asia Pacific Centre for Military Law
- Group Captain Ian Henderson, Royal Australian Air Force and Deputy Director, Asia Pacific Centre for Military Law, and
- Dr Ned Dobos, Lecturer, UNSW Canberra.
The event was supported by Australian Red Cross and the Asia Pacific Centre for Military Law.
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The panel was broadcast live. The video recording remains available here.