Occasional Events

Emerging Military Technologies Applied to Urban Warfare
Multidisciplinary Roundtable (in collaboration with the International Committee of the Red Cross and the Asia Pacific Centre for Military Law)

21–22 March 2018

Future Wars and Public Conscience
Symposium on the Ethical, Legal and Social Implications of Emerging Military Technologies
29–30 May 2017

Negotiating a Treaty to Ban Nuclear Weapons
Conversation with Treasa Dunworth and Tilman Ruff
23 May 2017

Technology and Society: Exploring Opportunities for Stronger Collaboration with Australia’s Department of Defence and the US National Defense University
Seminar (in collaboration with the Defence Science Institute)
20 July 2015

Soldier Enhancement: New Technologies and the Future Battlefield
Panel discussion (in collaboration with the Asia Pacific Centre for Military Law, the Australian Red Cross and the International Committee of the Red Cross)
27 May 2014

Seminar Series

PREMT runs a seminar series with guest speakers whose work touches upon, but does not necessarily overlap with, the work of the research group. These seminars take place under the Chatham House rule and are not recorded. Except where otherwise indicated, participation is by invitation only. To inquire, please contact PREMT.

Seminar #15 – 16 August 2017
Prof Michael N Schmitt (US Naval War College/University of Exeter)
Grey Zones in the International Law of Cyberspace

Seminar #14 – 31 May 2017
Dr Neil Davison (International Committee of the Red Cross)
New Technologies and the Modern Battlefield: A Humanitarian Perspective

Seminar #13 – 27 February 2017
Ms Liis Vihul (NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence)
Tallinn 2.0: The New Manual on the Law of Cyber Operations

Seminar #12 – 16 December 2016
Prof Michael Selgelid (Monash Centre for Human Bioethics)
Gain-of-Function Research Ethics

Seminar #11 – 15 November 2016
Dr William Boothby
Drones, Automation and Autonomy

Seminar #10 – 19 July 2016
A/Prof Diana Bowman (Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University)
A Conversation about Regulatory Regimes and Emerging Technologies

Seminar #9 – 20 July 2015
Asst/Prof Chris Jenks (SMU Dedman School of Law)
Increasingly Autonomous Weapon Systems

Seminar #8 – 11 June 2015
A/Prof Rob McLaughlin (ANU College of Law)
Maritime Operations, Autonomous Weapons, and Law

Seminar #7 – 29 May 2015
Prof Richard W Ziolkowski (University of Arizona)

Seminar #6 – 14 May 2015
Prof Chris Leckie (University of Melbourne)
Detecting and Defending against Network Attacks

Seminar #5 – 28 April 2015
Prof David Forbes (Phoenix Australia: Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health)
Emerging Technologies and Military Mental Health

Seminar #4 – 9 April 2015
Dr Tom Oxley (Royal Melbourne Hospital/University of Melbourne)
Dual-Use Defence Research

Seminar #3 – 12 February 2015
A/Prof Rob Sparrow (Monash University)
Autonomous Weapon Systems

Seminar #2 – 9 October 2014
Dr James Parker (Melbourne Law School)
Regulating Sonic Warfare

Seminar #1 – 18 September 2014
Prof Julian Savulescu (University of Oxford)
Ethical Discourse on Human Enhancement