Artificial intelligence (AI) has had a profound impact on how the U.S. military approaches warfare. Through machine learning (ML), AI has been leveraged to train machines, working to reduce the number of fatigue-susceptible physical bodies needed to maintain defenses. But what does the DoD need, in terms of hardware, software and people, to ensure effective implementation and execution of key AI/ML strategies — and how does it ensure it has these necessary resources as adversaries rush to develop their own AI/ML capabilities?
This session will explore these questions as well as how the DoD’s existing and future approach to AI/ML strategies is shaping its role on the battlefield. Topics will include the role of the Chief Digital and Artificial Intelligence Office (CDAO), as well as Project Maven, the Pentagon’s signature AI program — where does it go next, and how does it become a warfighting tool?