The Association of the United States Army- Fort Pitt Chapter hosted representatives from across the Army modernization enterprise for two days of collaborative discussions related to the ethical implementation of artificial intelligence, autonomous systems and robotics across the modernization priorities. The event brought together senior leaders from various fields of AI and autonomous systems.
The symposium was kicked off with remarks by Dr. Rory Cooper, the Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army, Distinguished Professor and founder of the Human Engineering Research Lab at the University of Pittsburgh. A bioengineer and inventor, Dr. Cooper emphasized the longstanding contributions of local innovators and the pivotal role Pittsburgh has played in national defense.
Lt. Gen. James Richardson, Acting Commanding General of U.S. Army Futures Command, was the symposium’s keynote speaker focusing on the the Army modernization enterprise.