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Advances in Nuclear Nonproliferation Technology & Policy Conference: Bridging the Gaps in Nuclear Nonproliferation

WHEN:
Sep 25, 2016 8:00 AM - Sep 30, 2016 5:00 PM
WHERE:
La Fonda Hotel, Santa Fe, NM
CONTACT:
Bill Flor
(505) 665-8768
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Event Description

This conference seeks to build upon previous ANS topical conferences on nuclear fuel cycle technology, facility safeguards, and nonproliferation technology development.

The goal is to stimulate conversation among nuclear science researchers, facilities operators, and policy makers, with an agenda that includes sessions on current trends in nuclear material and fuel cycle technology developments as they relate to safeguards, treaty verification, and broader nonproliferation policy. These sessions, combined with six panel discussions and three workshops, will provide a venue for discussions on relevant policy and technical needs in nonproliferation.
 
Plenary speakers:
Charles McMillan, LANL Director
Hans Blix, former IAEA Director General and former Executive Chairman, United Nations Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission (UNMOVIC)
 
Special Panel Sessions include:
Iran Deal: 1 Year Later
2016 Nuclear Security Summit
Lessons from the First 50 Years of Safeguards for the Next Half Century
Uncertainty Quantification for Nondestructive Assay
Nonproliferation Challenges in Space Technology
Next Generation Challenges: University Consortia in Nonproliferation Education
 
Workshops:
Uncertainty Quantification for Non-Destructive Assay
Demonstrating MCNP® 6 Correlated Fission Capabilities and the MCNP Associated Packages
Social Media for Nuclear Nonproliferation
 
For more information:  http://nnp.ans.org/


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