Ash Carter at 2018 World Economic Forum

| January 2018

Future Shocks: Cyberwar without Rules

In the wake of states investing in offensive and defensive cyber capabilities, the risk of miscalculation is surging. What if a cyberattack escalates unpredictably into a major confrontation because there are no rules for cyberwarfare? This panel explores the possible, plausible and probable impacts of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Speakers include Ashton B. Carter, Director, Belfer Center; Jean Yang, Assistant Professor, Carnegie Mellon University; Edward Felsenthal, Editor-in-Chief, TIME Magazine; Bradford L. Smith, President and Chief Legal Officer, Microsoft Corp.

This session was developed in partnership with TIME.

Strategic Geography: The Korean Peninsula

North Korea's policy on nuclear weapons development and testing has pushed North-East Asia to the brink of war. What are the avenues for regional and international leaders to address the challenges feeding this crisis? Interactive maps and data are used to examine geopolitical hotspots in their strategic context.

Speakers include Ashton B. Carter, Director, Belfer Center; Su Ge, Chairman, China National Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation; Kishore Mahbubani, Senior Advisor and Professor in the Practice of Public Policy, National University of Singapore; Kang Kyung-Wha, Minister of Foreign Affairs, South Korea

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