Multiple members of CTE participated in the 8th Annual conference of the European division of the International Society for Military Ethics (ISME) in Toledo from 13 May to 16 May. They presented research on the ethical issues arising from novel technologies in military contexts. In particular, Dr. Adam Henschke shared his perspectives on emerging weapon technologies in two papers, “The Internet of Things: Cyber war will take place” and “Convergent weapons systems and the argument of emergence”. Dr. Michael Robillard gave a presentation on war in international space and Jonas Feltes shared his work on the issues with the concept of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) in terrorism. Prof. Mitt Regan (in collaboration with and presented by Prof. Kevin Mullaney) gave a paper on “Ethics, Neuroscience, and Asymmetric Warfare”. Finally,  Dr. Michael Skerker presented research entitled, “A contractualist objection to autonomous weapons systems”.

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