Advances in Nuclear-Test Monitoring and Verification (2012)

24-25 September 2012
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Hart Senate Office Building
Room SH-902

The Center for Science, Technology and Security Policy (CSTSP) at the American Association for the Advancement of Science held a luncheon discussion on Advances in Nuclear-Test Monitoring and Verification on Capitol Hill. Discussion topics included developments reported at the Science and Technology 2011 conference, June, 2011 in Vienna, Austria, and by the National Research Council in its report “The Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty: Technical Issues for the United States,” released March 30, 2012.

Host and Moderator: Dr. Alan I. Leshner, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Publisher, Science, American Association for the Advancement of Science

Panelists:

Dr. Lassina Zerbo, Director, International Data Center Division, Provisional Technical Secretariat, Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Organization.

Dr. Paul Richards, Mellon Professor of the Natural Sciences Emeritus, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University and Member, Subcommittee on Seismology in Support of the Committee on Reviewing and Updating Technical Issues Related to the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT), National Research Council.

Dr. Ray Willemann, Director of Planning, Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology.

Dr. Robert Werzi, Senior Expert on Radionuclide, Incorporated Research Technologies, International Monitoring System Division, Provisional Technical Secretariat, Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Organization.

Dr. Richard Garwin, IBM Fellow Emeritus at the Thomas J. Watson Research Center and Member, Committee on Reviewing and Updating Technical Issues Related to the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, National Research Council.

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