Appendix B
Workshop Agenda

Workshop on MPC&A Best Practices

September 24-25, 2003

A Joint Program of the U.S. National Academies and the Russian Academy of Sciences

With Support from the International Atomic Energy Agency

International Atomic Energy Agency Headquarters Vienna, Austria (Conference Room C07 IV)2

AGENDA

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

Session I : Overarching Issues

0900-0930

Welcome, Opening Remarks, Introductions, Review of Agenda

 

Tomihiro Taniguchi, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

 

William C. Potter, Monterey Institute for International Studies, Workshop Co-chair

 

Ashot A. Sarkisov, Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), Workshop Co-chair

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Vienna International Centre: “C” Building, 7th Floor, Room IV.



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Protection, Control, and Accounting of Nuclear Materials: International Challenges and National Programs - Workshop Summary Appendix B Workshop Agenda Workshop on MPC&A Best Practices September 24-25, 2003 A Joint Program of the U.S. National Academies and the Russian Academy of Sciences With Support from the International Atomic Energy Agency International Atomic Energy Agency Headquarters Vienna, Austria (Conference Room C07 IV)2 AGENDA WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 Session I : Overarching Issues 0900-0930 Welcome, Opening Remarks, Introductions, Review of Agenda   • Tomihiro Taniguchi, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)   • William C. Potter, Monterey Institute for International Studies, Workshop Co-chair   • Ashot A. Sarkisov, Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), Workshop Co-chair 2   Vienna International Centre: “C” Building, 7th Floor, Room IV.

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Protection, Control, and Accounting of Nuclear Materials: International Challenges and National Programs - Workshop Summary 0930-1115 Presentations   Session Chair: William C. Potter   Topic: Issues Facing the Global Nonproliferation Regime   Presenter: Charles Curtis, Nuclear Threat Initiative   Topic: Current Nonproliferation Problems   Presenter: Alexander N. Rumyantsev, Kurchatov Institute   Topic: The Relevance of U.S. and Russian MPC&A Experience to the Promotion of Best Practices Globally   Presenter: Rose Gottemoeller, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace   Topic: IAEA Lessons with Regard to MPC&A Best Practices   Presenter: Kenji Murakami, IAEA   Comment   • Evgeny Avrorin, All-Russian Scientific Research Institute of Technical Physics (VNIITF)   • Mark Mullen, Los Alamos National Laboratory 1115-1130 Break Session II : Domestic Safeguards 1130-1215 Presentation   Session Chair: Mark Mullen   Topic: Major Domestic Safeguards Challenges Globally   Presenter: Leonard Spector, Monterey Institute of International Studies 1215-1315 Panel Discussion   Moderator: Mark Mullen   Topic: MPC&A Best Practices in Selected Countries   • Keisuke Kaieda, Nuclear Material Control Center, Japan   • Donald Solich, U.S. Department of Energy   • Vladimir Sukhoruchkin, Kurchatov Institute 1315-1445 Lunch

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Protection, Control, and Accounting of Nuclear Materials: International Challenges and National Programs - Workshop Summary 1445-1615 Panel Discussion   Moderator: Mark Mullen   Topic: MPC&A Best Practices in Selected Countries (continued)   • Yang Dazhu, Permanent Mission of the People’s Republic of China to International Organizations in Vienna   • K. Raghuraman, International Studies Division, Department of Atomic Energy (India)   • Timur Zhantikin, Committee on Atomic Energy (Kazakhstan) 1615-1645 Break 1645-1800 Roundtable Discussions: Domestic Safeguards: The Human Factor   Moderator: William C. Potter   Topic: Education and Training   Presenter: Lars van Dassen, Swedish Nuclear Power Inspectorate   Topic: Safeguards Culture   Presenter: Irene Kouprianova, Institute of Physics and Power Engineering   Topic: Independent Regulatory Bodies   Presenter: Yuri Volodin, Gosatomnadzor   Presenter: Carlton Stoiber (Private Consultant, U.S.) 1830-2000 Cocktail Reception, VIC Restaurant THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 Session III : International Safeguards 0900-1000 Presentation   Session Chair: Evgeny Avrorin   Topic: Major International Challenges   Presenter: Pierre Goldschmidt, IAEA 1000-1100 Panel Discussion   Moderator: Evgeny Avrorin   Topic: Technological Advances   • Nikolai Khlebnikov, IAEA   • Alexander Grigoriev, Kurchatov Institute 1100-1130 Break

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Protection, Control, and Accounting of Nuclear Materials: International Challenges and National Programs - Workshop Summary 1130-1300 Panel Discussion   Moderator: Tariq Rauf, IAEA   Topic: Political Initiatives   • Grigoriy Berdennikov, Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to International Organizations in Vienna   • Kenneth Brill, Permanent Mission of the United States of America to International Organizations in Vienna   • Yukio Takasu, Permanent Mission of Japan to International Organizations in Vienna 1300-1500 Lunch 1500-1700 Roundtable Discussion   Moderator: William C. Potter   Topic: Next Steps   • Igor Khripunov, University of Georgia (U.S.)   • Mark Mullen   • Anita Nilsson, IAEA   • Vladimir Shmelev, Kurchatov Institute