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2009 Forum Friday, June 12, DAY 2

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FRIDAY, JUNE 12, 2009


FACULTY CLUB, SEABORG ROOM, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT BERKELEY
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Continental Breakfast (Faculty Club, Seaborg Room)

SESSION III: DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL GOVERNANCE & REGULATIONS

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Organizers/ Co-Chairs: Robert Budnitz (LBNL) and Jor-Shan Choi (University of Tokyo, Japan)

09:00 AM - 09:20 AM How will the implementation of multi-national fuel cycle models impact nonproliferation policy and the verification of compliance with safeguards commitments? [abstract] (John Ahearne, Sigma Xi) [presentation]
09:20 AM - 09:40 AM Fuel take-back/assurances (Micah Lowenthal, National Academy of Sciences)
[presentation]
9:40 AM  - 10:00 AM DISCUSSION and Q&A

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM Are international formal mechanisms required or can like-minded nations leading the way be sufficient? (Yong-Soo Hwang, KAERI) [presentation]
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM International Waste repositories (Tom Isaacs, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory) [presentation]
10:30 AM - 10: 45 AM How are safeguard norms to be enforced? [abstract] (Yusuke Kuno, JAEA) [presentation]

10:45 AM - 11:10 AM The GeoPolitics of Energy - achieving a Just and Sustainable Energy Distribution by 2040 (James Conca, New Mexico State University) [paper] [presentation part1] [presentation part2]

11:10 AM - 12:00 PM PANEL DISCUSSION and Q&A

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


SESSION IV: MEETING THE CHALLENGES IN NONPROLIFERATION AND PHYSICAL SECURITY

1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Organizer Co-Chairs: Mona Dreicer (LLNL) and Nancy Jo Nicholas (LANL)

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM PLENARY AND PANEL DISCUSSIONS

Industry Solutions [abstract] (Caroline Jorant, Areva) [presentation]
University Perspectives [abstract] (Raymond Juzaitis, TAMU) [presentation]
Sharing Best Practices  (Nancy Jo Nicholas, WINS) [presentation]
Next Generation Safeguards Initiation (NA_24 Representative, NNSA)

PANEL DISCUSSION and Q&A

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
R&D Programs to address nonproliferation and physical security challenges [abstract] (Paul Lisowski, DOE) [presentation]

4:00 PM - 4:15 PM Closing remarks (Per Peterson, UCB)


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