Tuesday 16 July 2013

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Nuclear Weapons Technology, Why States Test Nuclear Weapons, Q&A Session on Nuclear Weapons and Testing

  • Tariq RAUF, Former Head of Verification and Security Policy Coordination, IAEA (Moderator)
  • Dr Bruce GOODWIN, Associate Director-at-Large, National Security Policy & Research Director, Center for Global Security Research, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • Dr James ACTON, Senior Associate, Nuclear Policy Program, Carnegie Endowment

Technical and Political Considerations of a Test Ban (Panel Discussion)

  • Dr Pierce CORDEN, Visiting Scholar, AAAS (Moderator)
  • Ambassador SHA Zukang, Head of the Chinese Delegation during CTBT negotiations, Former United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs
  • Dr Bruce GOODWIN, Associate Director-at-Large, National Security Policy & Research and Director, Center for Global Security Research, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • Dr Nikolai SOKOV, Senior Fellow, VCDNP

The Role of the CTBT in the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Regime (Panel Discussion)

  • Dr William POTTER, Director, James Martin Center for Non-Proliferation Studies (Moderator)
  • Ambassador Jayantha DHANAPALA, President, Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs; Former Under Secretary General for Disarmament Affairs; President of the 1995 NPT Review and Extension Conference
  • Dr Rebecca JOHNSON, Executive Director, Acronym Institute
  • Tariq RAUF, Former Head of Verification and Security Policy Coordination, IAEA

The CTBT as a Regional Confidence Building Measure: Lessons from the Past and Considerations for the Future (Panel Discussion)

  • Dr Rebecca JOHNSON, Executive Director, Acronym Institute (Moderator)
  • Ambassador Jayantha DHANAPALA, President, Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs, Former Under Secretary General for Disarmament Affairs; President of the 1995 NPT Review and Extension Conference
  • Mark FITZPATRICK, Director, Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Programme, International Institute for Strategic Studies
  • Dr Maria SULTAN, Director General, South Asian Strategic Stability Institute