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The ISS09 Conference was held on 10-12 June 2009 at the Hofburg Congress Center in Vienna, Austria. Links to the video streaming of the INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC STUDIES CONFERENCE are referenced below.

INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC STUDIES CONFERENCE WMV
OPENING Day: morning session  
Opening Ceremony - Choir

Message from the United Nations Secretary-General His Excellency Mr Ban Ki-moon

His Excellency Dr Michael Spindelegger
Federal Minister for European and International Affairs, Austria

Mr Tibor Tóth
Executive Secretary Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization

Dr Ola Dahlman
Chairperson International Scientific Studies
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OPENING Day: morning session cont.  
Atmospheric Nuclear Explosions
Dr Elisabeth Blanc
Commissariat à l'énergie atomique, France
Dr Lars Ceranna
Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources, Germany
Mr Peter Chen
World Meteorological Organization
Dr Thierry Heritier
Commissariat à l'énergie atomique, France
Dr Wolfgang Jans
Federal Armed Forces Research Institute for Underwater Acoustics and Marine Geophysics, Germany
Prof. Arno Siebes
University of Utrecht, Netherlands
Prof. Peter Suhadolc
Secretary GeneralInternational Association of Seismology and Physics of the Earth's Interior
Prof. Wolfgang Weiss
Bundesamt für Strahlenschutz, Germany

Moderators:
Prof. Raymond Jeanloz
Professor of Astronomy, Earth and Planetary Science, University of California, Berkeley, United States of America
Ms Susan Watts
Science Editor, Newsnight, British Broadcasting Corporation, United Kingdom
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OPENING Day: afternoon session  
Underwater Nuclear Explosions
Dr Elisabeth Blanc
Commissariat à l'énergie atomique, France
Prof. Hilmar Bungum
NORSAR, Norway
Dr Wolfgang Jans
Federal Armed Forces Research Institute for Underwater Acoustics and Marine Geophysics, Germany
Prof. Nicholas Kyriakopoulos
The George Washington University, United States of America
Dr Harry Miley
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, United States of America
Prof. Kiyoshi Suyehiro
Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Management International
Dr Sheila Vaidya
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, United States of America

Underground Nuclear Explosions
Dr Lars Ceranna
Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources, Germany
Mr Richard Hogue
Meteorological Service of Canada, Environment Canada
Prof. Nicholas Kyriakopoulos
The George Washington University, United States of America
Dr Anders Ringbom
Swedish Defence Research Agency
Prof. Kiyoshi Suyehiro
Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Management International
Prof. Lynn Sykes
Higgins Professor Emeritus Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, United States of America
Dr Sheila Vaidya
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, United States of America

Moderators:
Prof. Raymond Jeanloz
Ms Susan Watts
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OPENING Day: afternoon session cont.  
On-Site Inspection
Dr Massimo Chiappini
Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Italy
Mr Mohammad Hassan Daryaei
Allameh Tabatabai University, Islamic Republic of Iran
Dr Edward Ifft
Georgetown University, United States of America
Dr Zhenfu Li
Northwest Institute of Nuclear Technology, China
Dr Harry Miley
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, United States of America
Dr John Walker
Foreign and Commonwealth Office, United Kingdom
Dr Jay Zucca
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, United States of America

Moderators:
Mr Richard Starr
Former Ambassador of Australia for Arms Control and Disarmament
Mr Robert Frye
Managing Director, Whistling Communications LLC, United States of America
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OPENING Day: afternoon session cont.  
Readiness and Capability of the CTBT Verification Regime
Dr Yves Caristan
Director, Centre d'études nucléaires de Saclay, Commissariat à l'énergie atomique, France
Mr Gideon Frank
Vice Chair Israel Atomic Energy Commission
Mr Kinji Koyama
Adjunct Research Fellow Center for the Promotion of Disarmament and Non-Proliferation, Japan
Dr Zhenfu Li
Northwest Institute of Nuclear Technology, China
Mr Richard Starr
Former Ambassador of Australia for Arms Control and Disarmament
Dr Bryan Wells
Head of Strategic Technologies Ministry of Defence, United Kingdom

Moderators:
Dr Ola Dahlman
Chairperson International Scientific Studies
Ms Keiko Iizuka
Deputy Political Editor Yomiuri Shimbun, Japan
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The ISS09 Conference was held on 10-12 June 2009 at the Hofburg Congress Center in Vienna, Austria. Links to the video streaming of the INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC STUDIES CONFERENCE are referenced below.

INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC STUDIES CONFERENCE WMV
Day 2: morning session  
SEISMOLOGY
Key Lecture: CTBTO Contribution to the Global Earthquake Data
Collection – A View from the International Seismological Centre
Dr Dmitry A. Storchak
International Seismological Centre
Introduced by: Prof. Zhongliang Wu
China Earthquake Administration

Key Lecture: On Seismic Monitoring for Nuclear Explosions
Prof. Paul G. Richards
Mellon Professor of the Natural Sciences, Emeritus,Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, United States of America
Introduced by: Prof. Barbara Romanowicz
University of California, Berkeley, United States of America

HYDROACOUSTICS
Key Lecture: Long-Range Ocean Acoustic Propagation, T-Phases, Earthquakes and Hydroacoustic Networks
Dr Ralph A. Stephen
Senior Scientist, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, United States of America
Introduced by: Prof. Kiyoshi Suyehiro
Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Management International

DATA MINING AND DATA EXPLOITATION
Key Lecture: Detection, Classification, and Association, Not Necessarily in That Order
Prof. Stuart Russell
Chair of Computer Science University of California, Berkeley, United States of America
Introduced by: Dr Sheila Vaidya
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, United States of America

SYSTEM PERFORMANCE
Key Lecture: System Performance of the International Monitoring System – Use It or Lose It
Dr Ralph Alewine
President, Seimetrics International Corporation, United States of America
Introduced by: Prof. Nicholas Kyriakopoulos
The George Washington University, United States of America
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Day 2: afternoon session  
INFRASOUND
Key Lecture: Infrasound Technology for Verification and Beyond
Dr Alexis Le Pichon
Senior Scientist, Commissariat à l'énergie atomique, France
Introduced by: Dr Lars Ceranna
Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources, Germany

ON-SITE INSPECTION
Key Lecture: On-Site Inspections: Past Lessons – Future Challenges
Dr Demetrius Perricos,
Former Acting Executive Chairman, United Nations Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission
Introduced by: Dr Massimo Chiappini
Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Italy

RADIONUCLIDE
Key Lecture: The Future of Monitoring Radionuclides for the CTBT Verification Regime
Prof. David Hafemeister,
Center for International Security and Cooperation, Stanford University, United States of America
Introduced by: Dr Harry Miley
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, United States of America
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OPENING Day: afternoon session cont.  
ATMOSPHERIC TRANSPORT MODELLING
Key Lecture: Recent Developments in Atmospheric Transport Modelling and Source Identification
Dr Andreas Stohl
Senior Scientist, Norwegian Institute for Air Research
Introduced by: Mr Richard Hogue
Meteorological Service of Canada, Environment Canada

IMPLICATIONS OF SCIENTIFIC DEVELOPMENTS ON THE CTBT
Mr Federico Guendel
Director, International Monitoring System Division,
Provisional Technical Secretariat, CTBTO Preparatory Commission
Mr Boris Kvok
Director, On-Site Inspection Division,
Provisional Technical Secretariat, CTBTO Preparatory Commission
Mr Lassina Zerbo
Director, International Data Centre Division,
Provisional Technical Secretariat, CTBTO Preparatory Commission
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The ISS09 Conference was held on 10-12 June 2009 at the Hofburg Congress Center in Vienna, Austria. Links to the video streaming of the INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC STUDIES CONFERENCE are referenced below.

INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC STUDIES CONFERENCE WMV
Day 3: morning session  
THEME: DIALOGUE FOR THE FUTURE
Reflections on Poster Sessions
Dr Elisabeth Blanc
Commissariat à l'énergie atomique, France
Dr Massimo Chiappini
Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Italy
Dr Thierry Heritier
Commissariat à l'énergie atomique, France
Mr Richard Hogue
Meteorological Service of Canada, Environment Canada
Dr Wolfgang Jans
Federal Armed Forces Research Institute for Underwater Acoustics
and Marine Geophysics, Germany
Prof. Barbara Romanowicz
University of California, Berkeley, United States of America
Prof. Arno Siebes
University of Utrecht, Netherlands
Prof. Wolfgang Weiss
Bundesamt für Strahlenschutz, Germany

Moderator:
Mr Horst Rademaker
Science Correspondent, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Germany

Capacity Building
Dr Ana-María Cetto
Deputy Director General for Technical Cooperation, International Atomic Energy Agency
Dr Sergio Barrientos
Universidad de Chile, Chile
Dr Gerhard Graham
Executive Manager, Council for Geoscience, South Africa
Dr Mazlan Othman
Dr Hans J. Haubold
United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs
Dr Hugo Yepes
Director, Instituto Geofisico, Escuela Politecnica Nacional, Ecuador
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Day 3: morning session cont.  
Science for Security
Academician Evgeny N. Avrorin
Russian Academy of Sciences, Scientific Director Emeritus, Russian Federal Nuclear Center, All-Russian Scientific Research Institute of Technical Physics, Russian Federation
Prof. Raymond Jeanloz
US National Academy of Sciences, Department of Astronomy and Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of California, Berkeley, United States of America

Dialogue for the Future
Mr Tibor Tóth
Executive Secretary, Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization
Academician Evgeny N. Avrorin
Russian Academy of Sciences, Scientific Director Emeritus, Russian Federal Nuclear Center, All-Russian Scientific Research Institute of Technical Physics, Russian Federation
Prof. Raymond Jeanloz
U.S National Academy of Sciences, Department of Astronomy, Earth and Planetary Science, University of California, Berkeley, United States of America
Dr Harsh K Gupta
Vice-President, International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics
Dr Hein Haak
Director, Department of Climate and Seismology, Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute

Moderator:
Mr Robert Frye
Managing Director, Whistling Communications LLC, United States of America
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