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2009 Forum Thursday, June 11, DAY 1

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THURSDAY, JUNE 11, 2009


MORNING SESSION

FACULTY CLUB, SEABORG ROOM, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT BERKELEY

7:30 AM - 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast (Faculty Club, Seaborg Room)
8:00 AM - 8:05 AM Welcoming Remarks (Jasmina Vujic, UCB NE)
8:05 AM - 8:20 AM Key Messages from the 2nd UCOP Asia-Pacific Forum on Integration
of Sustainability, Safety and Security of Nuclear Technology (David McCallen, LBNL) [presentation]
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SESSION I: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES ON THE PROLIFERATION RISK OF NUCLEAR ENERGY EXPANSION
Organizers /Co-Chairs: Mona Dreicer (LLNL) and Nancy Jo Nicholas (LANL)

8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Introduction

8:30 AM - 8:45 AM Link between nuclear disarmament and Nonproliferation in the context of nuclear energy expansion (Mona Dreicer, LLNL) [presentation]
08:45 AM - 09:15 AM
"Back-end" Proliferation Risks and Issues (Geoffrey Shaw, Australian Safeguards and Non-Proliferation Office) [presentation] movie_play
09:15 AM - 09:30 AM DISCUSSION and Q&A

09:30 AM - 12:00 PM PLENARY AND PANEL DISUSSIONS: Risks and Challenges Associated with Reprocessing and Waste Disposal

Chinese Perspective (Ning Li, China) [presentation]

Korean Perspective (Yongsoo Hwang, KAERI, Korea) [presentation]

Japanese Perspective [abstract] (Yusuke Kuno, JAEA) [presentation]movie_play

Australian Perspective [abstract] (Geoffrey Shaw, ASNO) [presentation]

10:50 AM - 11:00 AM Break

11:00 AM-12:00 PM PANEL DISCUSSION and Q&A

12:00 PM - 01:30 PM Luncheon (Faculty Club)


AFTERNOON SESSION
SESSION II: EMERGING PROLIFERATION RESISTANT AND PHYSICALLY SECURE TECHNOLOGIES

1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Organizer/ Co-Chairs: Per Peterson (UCB) and Keith Bradley (LLNL)
01:30 PM - 02:00 PM Overview of issues for proliferation resistance and physical protection [abstract] (Robert Bari, Brookhaven National Laboratory)
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02:00 PM - 02:30 PM DISCUSSION and Q&A

02:30 PM - 04:30 PM PLENARY AND PANEL DISUSSIONS: Emerging Technologies

2:30 PM - 2:50 PM Advanced Safeguards and Proliferation Resistance of the Future Nuclear Fuel Cycle Systems [abstract] (Yusuke Kuno, JAEA) [presentation]
2:50 PM - 3:10 PM Emerging trends for physical protection [abstract] (Mark Snell, Sandia National Laboratory)
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3:10 PM - 3:30 PM Emerging and innovative concepts for reactors [abstract] (Roald Wigeland, Idaho National Laboratory) [presentation]

03:30 PM - 4:30 PM PANEL DISCUSSION and Q&A

05:00 PM - 06:00 PM Reception (UCB Faculty Club, Heyns Room)
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM Dinner (UCB Faculty Club, Heyns Room)


After Dinner Lecture Introduction: Per Peterson
Dinner Keynote Speaker: William Tobey, Harvard Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University  [abstract] [talk]



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