MARCH 30, 2016

An international nuclear security experts summit hosted by the FMWG
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09:00 – 09:30

Opening remarks

09:30 – 10:30

Finishing the Race: Eliminating and Minimizing Fissile Materials and High-Risk Radioactive Sources

  • Moderator: Miles Pomper, Center for Nonproliferation Studies
  • Eliminating Civilian HEU
    Elena Sokova, Center for Nonproliferation Studies
  • Reducing Civilian Plutonium
    Frank von Hippel, Program on Science and Global Security
  • Controlling and Minimizing Radioactive Sources
    Charles Ferguson, Federation of American Scientists

10:30 – 10:45

Coffee Break

10:45- 11:35

Achieving Comprehensiveness: A Discussion on Military Nuclear Materials

  • Moderator: Matthew Bunn, Project on Managing the Atom
  • Seeking Greater International Responsibility and Transparency
    Andrew Bieniawski, Nuclear Threat Initiative
    John Carlson, Nuclear Threat Initiative
  • Alternative Approaches for Addressing Military Materials
    Naeem Salik, Center for International Strategic Studies
    Anton Khlopkov, Center for Energy and Security Studies

11:35 – 12:20

Ensuring Sustainable Nuclear Security Governance: Maintaining Continuous Progress

  • The Strengthening Nuclear Security Implementation Initiative
    Bart Dal, 2014 NSS Advisor to the Netherlands
  • The CPPNM’s Role in Sustainability
    Samantha Pitts-Kiefer, Nuclear Threat Initiative
  • Strengthening the IAEA’s Role
    Rafael Grossi, Ambassador of Argentina to Austria and International Organizations in Vienna
  • An International Convention on Nuclear Security
    Kenneth Brill, former US ambassador to the IAEA

12:30 – 1:30

Lunch with Keynote Address

1:40 – 3:30

Break-out sessions (guided discussion to identify recommendations):

3:30 – 4:00

Coffee Break

4:00 – 4:10

Innovative Content Break

4:15 – 5:45

Breakout Session Leaders Report Out to Plenary

5:45 – 6:00

Closing Remarks

6:00 – 8:00

Hors d’oeuvres

MARCH 31, 2016

Joint Session with the Nuclear Industry Summit
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Opening Remarks


Nuclear Security in Newly Nuclear Nations


Coffee Break


Nuclear Governance in a New Century


Concluding Remarks

  • Daniel Lipman, Chairman, Organizing Committee, Nuclear Industry Summit