C3 AI (NYSE: AI), the leading Enterprise AI application software company, has revealed the launch of the second annual AI Defense Forum, scheduled for Wednesday, September 13th in Tysons, Virginia. This significant event will bring together eminent defense and intelligence thought leaders, governmental officials, and advanced users to delve into the pivotal role of AI in shaping robust defense strategies for the modern era.
The forum will spotlight the imperative integration of AI technology into U.S. defense and intelligence operations, while striking a balance between technological advancement, policy considerations, and security concerns. Ed Abbo, President and CTO of C3 AI, emphasized that this year’s discussions will be particularly focused on merging AI advancements into mission-ready solutions for the contemporary battlefield.
Keynote addresses and panels will spotlight critical themes, including enhancing equipment readiness, bolstering mission success, and amplifying capabilities in contested spaces through AI. Furthermore, generative AI’s potential for defense applications and the formulation of effective policy frameworks for AI technology will be explored.
Featured luminaries on the lineup include:
Ed Abbo, President and Chief Technology Officer, C3 AI
Dr. Nikhil Krishnan, Chief Technology Officer, Products, C3 AI
Michèle Flournoy, former Undersecretary of Defense, Co-Founder and CEO, New American Security
Lord Sarfraz of Kensington, Member of the House of Lords, United Kingdom Parliament, AI in Weapons Systems Select Committee Member
Graham Evans, Vice President, Booz Allen
This year’s AI Defense Forum is set to be an unparalleled platform for exchanging insights on cutting-edge defense applications and engaging with the driving forces behind the evolution of defense technology.