Penn Lightbulb Café Presents Michael Horowitz Talk on Future of War

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460April 11, 2014

WHO:             Michael Horowitz

                        Associate Professor of Political Science

                        University of Pennsylvania

WHAT:          Penn Lightbulb Café, "Who's Afraid of Killer Robots? How Robotics, 3-D Printing and Other Innovations Will Affect the Future of War"

WHEN:           Tuesday, April 15, 6-7 p.m. 

WHERE:         World Cafe Live Upstairs, 3025 Walnut St., Philadelphia

Dr. Horowitz will draw on his extensive research on military innovation, as well as his experience working in the Department of Defense, to discuss key trends and technologies that will shape the future of warfare. From robots to lasers, the talk will focus on the challenges and opportunities for the United States and the world as the Information Age continues to shape the potential tools available for military.

The talk is part of the Penn Lightbulb Café, a free public-lecture series presented by the School of Arts & Sciences and the Office of University Communications that takes arts, humanities and social-sciences scholarship out of the classroom for a night on the town. Each hour-long talk begins at 6 p.m. and is followed by an audience Q&A. Café events are free and open to the public. Seating is limited. Menu items will be available for purchase.

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