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CIC Saskatoon: Cold War 2.0: How technological innovation – particularly AI – is exploding global tensions

June 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm CST


The Saskatoon branch of the Canadian International Council invites you an event on the following important international issue:

TOPIC: Cold War 2.0: How technological innovation – particularly AI – is exploding global tensions

SPEAKER: George Takach

DATE: Tuesday, June 11, 2024

PLACE: Saskatoon Club, 417 21st Street East, Saskatoon

TIME: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

~~~ This is the ninth event of our 2023-24 program ~~~

[Come for the event, starts at 6:00 p.m.

For a fuller experience, come also to the 8:00 pm dinner. Read further below about joining the speaker for dinner.]

Join CIC Saskatoon as we welcome renowned author and expert George S. Takach, who will be speaking about his latest book, ‘Cold War 2.0’ which contains meticulously researched insights that shed light on the geopolitical challenges of our time.

Don’t miss this opportunity to explore the complex dynamics of contemporary global politics with the author. Presentation followed by Q&A discussion.


About the book:

Cold War 2.0 – Artificial Intelligence in the New Battle between China, Russia, and America scrutinizes the role of artificial intelligence, military coordination, missile defense systems, advanced semiconductor chips, quantum computers, and bio-engineering in shaping the conflict between democracy and autocracy, and explores how Western democracies can navigate these challenges to ultimately triumph.




5:30 p.m. Doors open

6:00 p.m. Public presentation – free and open to the public

7:30 p.m. Event concludes

8:00 p.m. Dinner with the speaker (register online at the Eventbrite site, deadline June 7)

9:30 p.m. Dinner concludes



Want to find out even more about the issues, and discuss them with the speaker and other internationalists? Consider buying a dinner ticket and joining us at 8:00 p.m., also at the Saskatoon Club, for dinner with the speaker.

Prices for dinner with the speaker, followed by presentation

$20 – Students

$40 – Non-student CIC members

$50 – Nonmembers


Register for dinner with the speaker before June 7, 11:30 a.m. Dinner registrants will be expected to pay even if they cannot or do not attend. Persons with dinner reservations who cannot attend are encouraged to find someone else to take their place.

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June 11
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm CST


Saskatoon Club
417 21st Street East
Saskatoon, SK S7K 0C5 Canada
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CIC Saskatoon Branch