Speaker


Giacomo Persi Paoli

Head of Programme Security and Technology, United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR)

Speaker


Giacomo Persi Paoli is the Head of the Security and Technology Programme at UNIDIR. His expertise spans the science and technology domain with emphasis on the implications of emerging technologies for security and defence. His recent work focused on arms control, technology horizon scanning, AI and cyber security. Before joining UNIDIR, Giacomo was Associate Director at RAND Europe where he led the defence and security science, technology and innovation portfolio as well as RAND’s Centre for Futures and Foresight Studies. He served for 14 years as warfare officer in the Italian Navy. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Rome, Italy and a master’s degree in Political Science from the University of Pisa, Italy. He speaks English, French and Italian.

10:45 11:30
Stage C
10/11/2023
Panel
AI Governance – what is needed? From public infrastructure to democratic governance
Ensuring trust and safety in the digital world
10:00 10:45
Stage C
11/11/2023
Panel
Secure digital transformation for sustainable development: challenges and opportunities
Ensuring trust and safety in the digital world