ABOUT THE CONFERENCE
CTBT: Science and Technology 2013 Conference (SnT2013) was the fourth in a series of conferences that help establish interactions and partnerships between the scientific and technological community and the CTBTO. Scientists made over 80 oral presentations and over 250 poster presentations at the conference to more than 750 conference participants.
Read the highlight (26 June) on the conference.
This conference was made possible by the generous contribution of the Austrian Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs.
Additional Information & Contact
For specific inquiries or information on the conference not available on these webpages, please contact SnT@ctbto.org.
PROGRAMME & SPEAKERS
- Hans Blix, Former (FMR) Director General, IAEA
- Siegfried S. Hecker, FMR Director, Los Alamos National Laboratory
- Patricia Lewis, Research Director, Chatham House
- Michel Miraillet, Director, French Ministry of Defense
- Ellen Tauscher, FMR U.S. Under Secretary of State
The oral sessions featured invited presentations on topics ranging from radionuclide monitoring to advances in ICT.
The full conference programme (PDF) includes videos of each oral presentation.
In the news
- UN chief renews call for entry into force of treaty banning nuclear tests (UN News Centre)
- Waiting for the CTBTO along the banks of Austrian Danube, by Pramit Pal Chaudhuri (Hindustan Times)
- India shuns world's largest scientific network to catch nuclear bomb tests, by Pallava Bagla (NDTV)
- North Korea nuclear test still shrouded in mystery, by Fredrik Dahl (Reuters)
- Preventing a nuclear spiral in the Middle East, by Ahmed Eleiba (Ahram online)
- Stop nuclear tests, UN boss Ban urges, by Stella Cherono (Daily Nation)
- Video: “EEUU, principal obstáculo para la ratificación de CTBT”, by Raquel González (HispanTV)
- Austria acoge conferencia sobre pruebas nucleares (Hispan TV)
- 'India might have to eat its own words on CTBT', by George Chakko (OneIndia)
- Capitalize on scientific and technological innovations for verifying CTBT compliance
- Promote the wider scientific application of data that are used for test-ban verification
- Enhance the exchange of knowledge and ideas between the CTBTO and the broader scientific community
- Enlarge the scientific community engaged in test-ban monitoring