Civilian Casualties: The Law of Prevention and Response (Week 4)

Original Description

This is the fourth part of a six-week Symposium. The Symposium originated as a project of ASIL’s Signature Project Initiative on Atrocity Prevention. The topic for the Week 4 Panel is:

Beyond Killer Robots: Leveraging Emerging Technologies for Prevention and Investigation of Civilian Casualty Incidents

Registration is required to receive the Zoom link.


  • Introductory Remarks: Dr. Ulrike Franke, European Council on Foreign Relations
  • Moderator: Dr. Larry Lewis, Vice President and Director of the Center for Autonomy and Artificial Intelligence, CAN


  • Colonel Chris Korpela, Associate Professor and Director of the Robotics Research Center, U.S. Military Academy, West Point
  • Lieutenant Colonel Matthew Krause, Director, Future Concepts Directorate, The Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School
  • Shawn Steene, Senior Force Planner for Emerging Technologies, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Policy
  • Iben Yde, Assistant Professor of International and Operational Law, Royal Danish Defence College

The Symposium is co-sponsored by ASIL’s Lieber Society, the Stockton Center for International Law at the U.S. Naval War College, and the International Committee of the Red Cross.