Security 2040: The Promise and Perils of AI, 3D Printing, and Speed

In coming decades, emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and 3D printing will pose new risks to people, nations, and global security. At the same time, accelerating change will challenge policymakers' capacity to adapt. As part of RAND's Security 2040 initiative, multidisciplinary teams of experts are building on RAND's legacy of helping decisionmakers anticipate and respond to trends that will impact our security and well-being.

In this Events @ RAND podcast, these experts discuss some of the most crucial trends and how to harness their potential.

Security 2040 Overview

Andrew Parasiliti

Director, RAND Center for Global Risk and Security

How Might Artificial Intelligence Affect the Risk of Nuclear War?

Edward Geist

Associate Policy Researcher

Andrew Lohn


Additive Manufacturing in 2040: Powerful Enabler/Disruptive Threat

J. Luke Irwin

Assistant Policy Researcher

Trevor Johnston

Associate Political Scientist

Troy Smith

Associate Economist

Speed and Security: Promises, Perils, and Paradoxes of Accelerating Everything

Kathryn "Casey" Bouskill

Associate Social Scientist

Seifu Chonde

Associate Operations Researcher