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Digital Technologies and Conventional Arms Trade: Opportunities and Challenges

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Digital Technologies and Conventional Arms Trade: Opportunities and Challenges

UNIDIR is pleased to invite you to a workshop exploring the potential role of digital technologies in the context of conventional arms trade. Focusing specifically on blockchain and distributed ledger technologies (DLT), this event will offer a series of different expert perspectives covering the technical aspects of DLT as well as concrete examples of their application and, finally, an analysis of the opportunities that such technologies bring in the context of conventional arms trade.

From 13:15 – 14:30

12:45 - 13:15 - Sandwich lunch provided

Speakers:

Ambassador Pankaj Sharma,
Permanent Representative of India to the Conference on Disarmament

Alejandro Hernandez,
Head, Data Analytics, Verification Division, OPCW

Cindy Vestergaard,
Senior Fellow and Director, Stimson Centre

Philippe Thévoz,
Executive Vice-President eGovernment Systems, SICPA

Giacomo Persi Paoli,
Programme Lead, Security and Technology Programme, UNIDIR

AGENDA

When

23 October 2019

Where

Conference Room E, UNHQ New York