Appendix A

Workshop Agenda

India-U.S. Cooperation on Global Security: A Workshop on Technical Aspects of Civilian Nuclear Materials Security

U.S. National Academies of Science and The National Institute of Advanced Studies

October 29-31, 2012 Indian Institute of Science Campus Bangalore, India

GOALS AND OBJECTIVES OF THE WORKSHOP

This Indian-U.S. workshop on the technical aspects of civilian nuclear materials security has been convened jointly by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences (NAS) and the National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS) in Bangalore. The goals and objectives of this joint workshop are:

•   To build mutual understanding of how experts in India and the United States approach issues of civilian nuclear materials management and security;

•   To establish contacts among Indian and U.S. scientists and experts on nuclear materials security and to build confidence in cooperation on nuclear security issues, and;

•   To identify concrete, technically-based areas for potential future collaboration between the technical experts of India and the United States, including through the Global Centre for Nuclear Energy Partnership.

Given these goals and objectives, NIAS and NAS encourage open and frank discussion during the workshop, and urge all participants to be actively engaged and seek specific opportunities for further collaborative scientific efforts.



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Appendix A Workshop Agenda India-U.S. Cooperation on Global Security: A Workshop on Technical Aspects of Civilian Nuclear Materials Security U.S. National Academies of Science and The National Institute of Advanced Studies October 29-31, 2012 Indian Institute of Science Campus Bangalore, India GOALS AND OBJECTIVES OF THE WORKSHOP This Indian-U.S. workshop on the technical aspects of civilian nuclear materials security has been convened jointly by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences (NAS) and the National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS) in Bangalore. The goals and objectives of this joint workshop are:  To build mutual understanding of how experts in India and the United States approach issues of civilian nuclear materials management and security;  To establish contacts among Indian and U.S. scientists and experts on nuclear materials security and to build confidence in cooperation on nuclear security issues, and;  To identify concrete, technically-based areas for potential future col- laboration between the technical experts of India and the United States, including through the Global Centre for Nuclear Energy Partnership. Given these goals and objectives, NIAS and NAS encourage open and frank discussion during the workshop, and urge all participants to be actively engaged and seek specific opportunities for further collaborative scientific efforts. 147

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148 India-U.S. Cooperation on Technical Aspects of Civilian Nuclear Materials Security DAY ONE – October 29, 2012 9:30 – 10:00 Introductory Remarks V. S. Ramamurthy, Director, NIAS Raymond Jeanloz, Professor, University of California Berkeley Session I: Overview of Civilian Nuclear Materials Security: A Systems Approach Session Chair: V. S. Ramamurthy Rapporteur: Arun Vishwanathan 10:05 – 10:25 M. R. Srinivasan, Former Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission 10:25 – 10:45 Robert Kuckuck, Former Director, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) 10:45 – 11:30 Discussion 11:30 – 11:50 Coffee Break Session II: Securing Nuclear Materials Session Chair: Raymond Jeanloz Rapporteur: Nabeel Mancheri Overview of Nuclear Materials 11:50 – 12:10 R. Rajaraman, Emeritus Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru University 12:10 – 12:30 Ravi Grover, Director, Strategic Planning Group, Bhaba Atomic Research Centre (BARC) 12:30 – 12:50 Peter Santi, Scientist, Safeguards Science and Technology Group, LANL 12:50 – 13:30 Discussion 13:30 – 14:30 Lunch

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Appendix A 149 Session III: Nuclear Forensics Session Chair: Ravi Grover Rapporteur: Sonika Gupta 14:30 – 14:50 V. Venugopal, Dr. Raja Ramanna Fellow, Radio Chemistry and Isotope Group, BARC 14:50 – 15:10 Ian Hutcheon, Deputy Director, Glenn Seaborg Institute, LLNL 15:10 – 15:55 Discussion 15:55 – 16:15 Coffee Break Session IV: Cybersecurity for Civilian Nuclear Materials Security Session Chair: Paul Singh, Oak Ridge National Laboratory 16:15 – 16:35 Suresh Babu, Computer Division, BARC 16:35 – 16:55 Clifford Glantz, Senior Scientist, Pacific Northwest National Lab 16:55 – 17:40 Discussion 17:40 Adjourn 19:00 Dinner DAY TWO – October 30, 2012 Session V: Technologies and Physical Security of Nuclear Materials Session Chair: Robert Kuckuck Rapporteur: Arvind Kumar 9:30 – 9:50 Ranajit Kumar, BARC 9:50 – 10:10 M. Jordan Parks, Sandia National Laboratories 10:10 – 11:00 Discussion 11:00 – 11:20 Coffee Break

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150 India-U.S. Cooperation on Technical Aspects of Civilian Nuclear Materials Security Session VI: Nuclear Security at Civilian Facilities Session Chair: V.S. Ramamurthy Rapporteur: Arun Vishwanathan Reactor Facilities 11:25 – 11:45 Ranajit Kumar, BARC 11:45 – 12:05 Michael Browne, LANL 12:05 – 12:50 Discussion 12:50 – 13:50 Lunch Non-Reactor Facilities 13:50 – 14:10 A. R. Sundararajan, Former Head, Radiological Safety Division, Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) 14:10 – 14:30 Michael O’Brien, Associate Program Leader, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) Safety, Security, Safeguards 14:30 – 14:50 Paul Nelson, Professor Emeritus, Texas A&M University 14:50 – 15:40 Discussion 15:40 – 16:00 Coffee Break Training on Nuclear Materials Security 16:00 – 16:20 Ranajit Kumar, BARC 16:20 – 16:40 Michael O’Brien, LLNL 16:40 – 17:20 Discussion

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Appendix A 151 Special Lecture: Lowering Threats in Sustainable Development Using Nuclear Energy Chair: Arcot Ramachandran Rapporteur: K. P. Vijayalakshmi 17:45-19:15 Anil Kakodkar, Former Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission 19:30 Dinner DAY THREE – October 31, 2012 Session VII: The Human Factor in Nuclear Materials Security Session Chair: Stephen Cohen, Brookings Institution Rapporteur: Dr. M Mayilvaganan Insider Threats 09:30 – 09:50 Hormis Tharakan, Former Director, Research and Analysis Wing 09:50 – 10:10 Philip Gibbs, Safeguards R&D Manager, Brookhaven National Laboratory 10:10 – 10:50 Discussion 10:50 – 11:10 Coffee Break Session VIII: A Systems Approach to Civilian Nuclear Security: A Summary Session Chair: Raymond Jeanloz Rapporteur: M. Mayilvaganan 11:10 – 11:30 Baldev Raj, Former Director, Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research 11:30 – 11:50 D. V. Rao, Executive Advisor, LANL 11:50 – 12:30 Discussion

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152 India-U.S. Cooperation on Technical Aspects of Civilian Nuclear Materials Security Session IX: General Discussion and Suggested Future Actions 12:30 – 13:10 Session Chair Summaries 13:10 – 13:30 Closing Remarks Raymond Jeanloz B. V. Sreekantan, Visiting Professor, NIAS 13:30 Adjourn and Lunch