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.
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Speaker presentation slides are available here.
Thursday, June 6, 2013
4:45 PM: Registration
5:00 PM: Program
7:00-8:00 PM: Reception
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
Dr. Pierce Corden, American Association for the Advancement of Science
Dr. Charles Ferguson, Federation of American Scientists
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
Please RSVP by June 5, 2013 here.
Please contact Katie Colten via e-mail at [email protected] or phone at 202-454-4694.