An ad hoc organizing committee under the auspices of the National Academy of Sciences standing Committee on International Security and Arms Control will work with partner organizations in India to convene an Indian-U.S. workshop on science and technology for countering terrorism. The organizing committee and its counterpart in India will develop the workshop agenda, select and invite speakers and discussants, and moderate the discussions. The agenda will include topics to address biological threats (health and agriculture); protection of nuclear facilities; security (physical and cyber) for chemicals, chemical facilities, and other critical infrastructure; and monitoring, surveillance, and emergency response. It will also include topics to identify and examine promising areas for further Indian-U.S. cooperation on science and technology for countering terrorism.
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