Occasional Events

Seminar on New Weapons Technologies

Brisbane,  28–30 November 2018
Organised in collaboration with the International Committee of the Red Cross and the University of Queensland

Emerging Military Technologies Applied to Urban Warfare

Multidisciplinary Roundtable
Melbourne, 21–22 March 2018
Organised in collaboration with the International Committee of the Red Cross and the Asia Pacific Centre for Military Law

Future Wars and Public Conscience

Symposium on the Ethical, Legal and Social Implications of Emerging Military Technologies
Melbourne, 29–30 May 2017

Negotiating a Treaty to Ban Nuclear Weapons

Conversation with Treasa Dunworth and Tilman Ruff
Melbourne, 23 May 2017

Technology and Society

Seminar on Opportunities for Stronger Collaboration with Australia’s Department of Defence and the US National Defense University
Melbourne, 20 July 2015
Organised in collaboration with the Defence Science Institute

Soldier Enhancement: New Technologies and the Future Battlefield

Panel Discussion
Melbourne, 27 May 2014
Organised in collaboration with the Asia Pacific Centre for Military Law, the Australian Red Cross and the International Committee of the Red Cross

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.

#15 Grey Zones in the International Law of Cyberspace

Melbourne, 16 August 2017
Prof Michael N Schmitt
US Naval War College/University of Exeter

#14 New Technologies and the Modern Battlefield: A Humanitarian Perspective

31 May 2017
Dr Neil Davison
International Committee of the Red Cros

#13 The New Manual on the Law of Cyber Operations

Melbourne, 27 February 2017
Ms Liis Vihul
NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence

#12 Gain-of-Function Research Ethics

Melbourne, 16 December 2016
Prof Michael Selgelid
Monash Centre for Human Bioethics

#11 Drones, Automation and Autonomy

Melbourne, 15 November 2016
Dr William Boothby

#10 A Conversation about Regulatory Regimes and Emerging Technologies

Melbourne, 19 July 2016
A/Prof Diana Bowman
Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University

#9 Increasingly Autonomous Weapon Systems

Melbourne, 20 July 2015
Asst/Prof Chris Jenks
SMU Dedman School of Law

#8 Maritime Operations, Autonomous Weapons, and Law

Melbourne, 11 June 2015
A/Prof Rob McLaughlin
ANU College of Law

#7 Metamaterials

Melbourne, 29 May 2015
Prof Richard W Ziolkowski
University of Arizona

#6 Detecting and Defending against Network Attacks

Melbourne, 14 May 2015
Prof Chris Leckie
University of Melbourne

#5 Emerging Technologies and Military Mental Health

Melbourne, 28 April 2015
Prof David Forbes
Phoenix Australia: Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health

#4 Dual-Use Defence Research

Melbourne, 9 April 2015
Dr Tom Oxley
Royal Melbourne Hospital/University of Melbourne

#3 Autonomous Weapon Systems

Melbourne, 12 February 2015
A/Prof Rob Sparrow
Monash University

#2 Regulating Sonic Warfare

Melbourne, 9 October 2014
Dr James Parker
Melbourne Law School

#1 Ethical Discourse on Human Enhancement

Melbourne, 18 September 2014
Prof Julian Savulescu
University of Oxford