Event: Ballistic Missile Defense- Technical, Strategic and Arms Control Challenges

The Federation of American Scientists and the Center for Science, Technology and Security Policy at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) are hosting an event on Thursday, June 6th at 5pm in Washington, DC on the technical, strategic and arms control challenges for ballistic missile defense.

Topics that will be discussed include: ballistic missile defense capabilities, realistic testing for reliability and effectiveness, countermeasures, and strategic considerations such as the relationship of current and proposed programs to arms control with Russia and China.

Follow the live twitter feed @AAAS_CSTSP and submit any questions using #CSTSP_BMD.

Speaker presentation slides are available here.

Date:

Thursday, June 6, 2013

4:45 PM: Registration

5:00 PM: Program

7:00-8:00 PM: Reception

Location:

American Association for the Advancement of Science

Center for Science, Technology and Security Policy

1200 New York Avenue NW (Enter at corner of 12th and H Street)

Washington, DC 20005

Moderators:

Dr. Pierce Corden, American Association for the Advancement of Science

Dr. Charles Ferguson, Federation of American Scientists

Speakers:

Mr. Philip Coyle, Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation

Dr. George Lewis, Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies, Cornell University

Mr. Bruce MacDonald, Federation of American Scientists and Johns Hopkins University/SAIS

RSVP:

Please RSVP by June 5, 2013 here.

Questions:

Please contact Katie Colten via e-mail at [email protected] or phone at 202-454-4694.

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