Sophia the Robot and General Denis Mercier in a Human-Machine Interaction
Allied Command Transformation, NATO’s home in North America, hosted the North Atlantic Council and Military Committee in Brussels to discuss Alliance innovation on March 22nd.
The event featured senior military and civilian from Alliance nations as well as Sophia the Robot from Hanson robotics.
NATO’s Allied Command Transformation has released its Strategic Foresight Analysis 2017 Report, and all 29 NATO countries played a role in its creation.
The current period of transition is the result of some of the most rapid changes in human history. The future is moving at an exponential rate, and will be increasingly complex. It will present threats and opportunities in these broad areas: Political, Human, Technological, Economic and Environmental. Strategic awareness remains key to responding to the increasing level of instability in the world.
NATO’s Allied Command Transformation held a discussion about the Strategic Foresight Analysis in collaboration with the Atlantic Council at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. on November 16, 2017.
Visit our website to learn more about the mission of NATO’s Allied Command Transformation at: http://www.act.nato.int/futures-work
NATO constantly strives to innovate ensuring that NATO and national assets are interoperable to protect the citizens of Allied territory. At the Coalition Warrior Interoperability Exercise (CWIX), the interoperability of underwater glider information is tested to improve maritime awareness of NATO and national systems.
The Patrouille de France demonstration team performed a formation fly-over above NATO’s only home in North America on April 26th, 2017. The Patrouille de France will be part of this year’s NATO Fest festivities, celebrating the Trans-Atlantic bond.
2017 NATO Transformation Seminar (Plenary Session)
NATO Transformation Seminar / Young Professionals day 2017 will be conducted over three days, from Tuesday 21 March to Thursday 23 March 2017.
The Budapest Marriott Hotel in Budapest, Hungary serves as the venue for most of the events. It presents a unique opportunity for the Secretary General, Permanent Representatives, Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, Military Representatives and Strategic Commanders to discuss the strategic challenges that NATO will likely face over the near to long term.
The aim for the conference is to facilitate a robust discussion about the range of actions that might be taken now to safeguard the safety and security of Allies, while working with a broad range of partners to mitigate risk throughout the international system.
The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) is supporting Allied Command Transformation and NATO to make this an event to shape NATO's transformation.