Monday, February 9, 2015

Promoting Multilateral Approaches to Technology Risks & Opportunities Lecture Thursday

CISSM Forum/Development Circle February 12, 2015 | 12:00-1:15 pm in 1203 
Van Munching Hall College Park, MD 20742.  It is open to the public (no RSVPs 
"Promoting Multilateral Approaches to Technology Risks and Opportunities"
By Theresa Hitchens, Senior Research Scholar, CISSM
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Theresa Hitchens is a Senior Research Scholar at CISSM, where 
she focuses on space security, cyber security, and governance 
issues surrounding disruptive technologies. Prior to joining 
CISSM, Hitchens was the director of the United Nations 
Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) in Geneva from 
2009 through 2014. Among her activities and accomplishments 
at UNIDIR, Hitchens served as a consultant to the U.N. Group 
of Governmental Experts on Transparency and Confidence 
Building Measures in Outer Space Activities and provided 
 expert advice to the Conference on Disarmament regarding the prevention of an arms race in outer space (PAROS)