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Forum 2009 FULL PROGRAM and RECORDINGS

 

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10, 2009


YOUNG PROFESSIONALS WORKSHOP: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES ON NONPROLIFERATION AND NUCLEAR FUEL CYCLE

09:00 AM - 04:00 PM The Workshop will be held at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
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RECEPTION for the Participants of the 3rd UC Forum and Young Professional Workshop

05:30 PM - 06:30 PM Reception (UCB Faculty Club, Heyns Room)

06:30 PM - 07:30 PM New Nuclear Research Center at Berkeley (Jasmina Vujic and David McCallen)

THURSDAY, JUNE 11, 2009 (MORNING)
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)

THURSDAY, JUNE 11, 2009 (AFTERNOON)
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)
[presentation]
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)
[presentation]
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]



FRIDAY, JUNE 12, 2009 (MORNING)
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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