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Workshop Agenda

Science and Technology to Counter Terrorism

An Indo-U.S. Workshop


Goa, India, January 12-14, 2004

Agenda

MONDAY, JANUARY 12, 2004


Opening Session

9:15 – 9:25

Welcome

Roddam Narasimha and Kumar Patel

9:25 – 9:35

Committee on International Security and Arms Control’s Role in Workshop

John P. Holdren

9:35 – 9:45

Background on the Workshop, Objectives

Roddam Narasimha

9:45 – 10:15

Workshop Program and Expectations

Kumar Patel

10:15 – 10:30

Indo-U.S. Science and Technology Cooperation

Y.P. Kumar



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Science and Technology to Counter Terrorism: Proceedings of an Indo-U.S. Workshop A Workshop Agenda Science and Technology to Counter Terrorism An Indo-U.S. Workshop Goa, India, January 12-14, 2004 Agenda MONDAY, JANUARY 12, 2004 Opening Session 9:15 – 9:25 Welcome Roddam Narasimha and Kumar Patel 9:25 – 9:35 Committee on International Security and Arms Control’s Role in Workshop John P. Holdren 9:35 – 9:45 Background on the Workshop, Objectives Roddam Narasimha 9:45 – 10:15 Workshop Program and Expectations Kumar Patel 10:15 – 10:30 Indo-U.S. Science and Technology Cooperation Y.P. Kumar

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Science and Technology to Counter Terrorism: Proceedings of an Indo-U.S. Workshop Session I: Survey of Terrorist Threats in the United States and India and Relevant Science and Technology Chair: M.K. Narayanan Discussion Moderators: B. Raman and Harry Barnes 10:30 – 11:15 Science, Technology, and Countering Terrorism: The Search for a Sustainable Strategy Lewis M. Branscomb 11:15 – 11:30 Tea Break 11:30 – 12:15 Terrorist Threats in India Major General (Retired) Afsir Karim 12:15 – 13:30 Discussion of Terrorist Threats in the United States and India and Relevant Science and Technology 13:30 – 14:30 Lunch Session II: Information Technology and Communications Security Chair: Roddam Narasimha Discussion Moderators: Raja Menon and Kumar Patel 14:30 – 15:15 Information Technology and Communications Security in India N. Balakrishnan 15:15 – 16:00 Cyberterrorism and Security Measures S.E. Goodman 16:00 – 16:15 Tea Break 16:15 – 17:30 Discussion of Information Technology and Communications Security Plenary Session 18:30 – 19:00 All Participants are Seated 19:00 – 19:05 Arrival of the President of India, National Anthem 19:05 – 19:15 Welcome and Opening Remarks   Roddam Narasimha, Director of the National Institute of Advanced Studies

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Science and Technology to Counter Terrorism: Proceedings of an Indo-U.S. Workshop   Kumar Patel, Committee on International Security and Arms Control, U.S. National Academy of Sciences 19:15 – 20:15 Official Addresses, Greetings, and Thanks   Bruce Alberts, President, U.S. National Academy of Sciences   V S. Ramamurthy, Secretary, Department of Science and Technology   John P. Holdren, Chairman, Committee on International Security and Arms Control, U.S. National Academy of Sciences   His Excellency Shri Kidarnath Sahani, Governor of Goa   Robert O. Blake, Charge d’Affaires, U.S. Embassy, India   Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, The President of India   S. Rajagopal, Homi Bhabha Visiting Professor, National Institute of Advanced Studies   National Anthem 20:15 Dinner TUESDAY, JANUARY 13, 2004 9:30 – 9:45 Recap of Deliberations of the Previous Day Roddam Narasimha, Director of the National Institute of Advanced Studies 9:45 – 9:50 Announcements Patricia Wrightson, Committee on International Security and Arms Control, U.S. National Academy of Sciences Session III: Protecting Nuclear-energy Facilities Chair: V.S. Ramamurthy Discussion Moderators: G.R. Srinivasan and Rose Gottemoeller 9:50 – 10:35 Threat to Civil Nuclear-energy Facilities John P. Holdren 10:35 – 11:20 Threats to Nuclear Facilities: Framing the Problem P. Rama Rao

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Science and Technology to Counter Terrorism: Proceedings of an Indo-U.S. Workshop 11:20 – 11:35 Tea Break 11:35 – 12:50 Discussion of Protecting Nuclear-energy Facilities 12:50 – 14:00 Luncheon Speaker Jonathan Pollack, Committee on International Security and Arms Control, U.S. National Academy of Sciences Session IV: Terrorist Threats to Infrastructure and Relevant Science and Technology Responses Chair: S.E. Goodman Discussion Moderators: M.K. Narayanan and Richard L. Garwin 14:00 – 14:45 Local Realities of Terrorist Threats Julio Ribeiro 14:45 – 15:30 Securing Against Infrastructure Terrorism Lawrence T. Papay 15:30 – 15:45 Tea Break 15:45 – 17:00 Discussion of Terrorist Threats to Infrastructure and Relevant Science and Technology Responses WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2006 9:30 – 9:45 Recap of Deliberations of the Previous Day Kumar Patel, Committee on International Security and Arms Control, U.S. National Academy of Sciences 9:45 – 9:50 Announcements Patricia Wrightson, Committee on International Security and Arms Control, U.S. National Academy of Sciences Session V: Biological and Agricultural Terrorism Threats Chair: John P. Holdren Discussion Moderators: S. Gopal and Jonathan Pollack 9:50 – 10:35 Twentieth-Century Legacy: The Biological Threats to Twenty-first Century Science and Society Christopher J. Davis 10:35 – 11:20 India and Agricultural Bioterrorism Kalyan Banerjee

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Science and Technology to Counter Terrorism: Proceedings of an Indo-U.S. Workshop 11:20 – 11:35 Tea Break 11:35 – 12:50 Discussion of Biological and Agricultural Terrorism Threats 12:50 – 14:00 Luncheon Speaker M.K. Rasgotra Session VI: Indo-U.S. Cooperation Chair: Lewis M. Branscomb Discussion Moderators: T.G.K. Murthy and John P. Holdren 14:00 – 14:45 Why Should India and the United States Cooperate? K. Santhanam 14:45 – 15:30 Can Science and Technology Help to Counter Terrorism? Richard L. Garwin 15:30 – 15:45 Tea Break 15:45 – 16:15 What Have We Learned? Kumar Patel and Roddam Narasimha 16:15 – 17:30 Discussion of Indo-U.S. Cooperation

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