Event: Safe, Secure and Peaceful Use: Nuclear Energy and Safeguards

On April 10, FAS, the Global America Business Institute (GABI), and the UC Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation (IGCC), will host a workshop on nuclear energy and safeguards at the University of California Washington DC Center from 2pm to 4:15pm. The workshop agenda can be found below. Seating is limited, to register please contact Alan Ahn.

When: Wednesday, April 10th, 2013; 2:00 pm to 4:15 pm

Where: University of California, Washington Center, 1608 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20036


2:00 pm – 2:10 pm: Welcoming Remarks by Mr. Joseph McGhee, Washington Representative, IGCC and Ms. Florence Lowe-Lee, President, GABI

2:10 pm – 2:30 pm: Keynote Address

– Global and Korean Perspectives on Nuclear Energy by Dr. Soon-Heung Chang, Professor of Nuclear and Quantum Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and Former President of the Korean Nuclear Society (KNS)

2:30 pm – 2:45 pm: Questions & Answers

2:45 pm – 3:45 pm: Panel on Nuclear Safeguards

Moderator: Dr. Charles Ferguson, President, FAS

1. Designing and Operating for Safeguardability – Lessons Learned from Rokkasho by Ms. Shirley Johnson, Tucker Creek Consulting and Former Senior Official at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

2. IAEA Safeguards – Legal Considerations by Ms. Laura Rockwood, Section Head, Non-Proliferation and Policy Making, Office of Legal Affairs, IAEA

3. Update on the Next Generation Safeguards Initiative (NGSI) by Mr. James Conner, National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

3:45 pm – 4:15 pm: Questions & Answers

4:15 pm: Closing Remarks by Dr. Charles Ferguson, President, FAS and Ms. Florence Lowe-Lee, President, GABI

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