INMM Reducing the Risk Workshop

March 17-18, 2015
The George Washington University
Elliott School of International Affairs
Washington, DC  USA

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Opening Remarks & Welcome

  • Dr. David Huizenga, Principal Assistant Deputy Administrator for Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation, DOE

Perception of Nuclear Risk and Cyber Security

Session 1 – Perception of Nuclear Risk - Chair: Joe Rivers (USNRC)

Guest Speaker
Christiana Lui, Director, Division of Security Policy, USNRC

Session 2 - Global Nuclear Summit
The Changing Relations with Russia - Chair: Peter Rollberg (Director, Institute for European, Russian and
Eurasian Studies (IERES), Elliott School of International Affairs, GWU)

  • Matthew Bunn, Harvard University
  • Henry Hale, IERES
  • Cory Welt, IERES

Session 2 - Reappraising Nuclear Security Strategy

  • Renssalaer Lee, Foreign Policy Research Institute

Working Group Activity: Discussion on Perception of Risk & Nuclear Security Framework without Russia's Cooperation

Overview and Adjourn - Galya Balatsky, LANL

  • Collection of list of issues for presentation next day.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Opening Remarks: International Safeguards

  •  Karyn Durbin, NNSA

Tally on Issues from Preliminary Discussions

  • Galya Balatsky, LANL

Session 3: Insider Mitigation - Chair: J. Stainback (University of Tennessee)                                      

Session 4 – Cybersecurity - Chair: Joe Rivers (USNRC)
Rob Hoffman, INL- Mitch McCrory, Sandia

  • Phil Craig, PNNL
  • Russ Felts, USNRC- Bill Gross, Nuclear Energy Institute

Guest Speaker

  • Jeffrey Chamberlin, GTRI, DOE

Working Group Activity: Final Discussions

Presentation to General Audience
Each group had speaker give 10 minute presentation plus 5 minutes of Q&A.

Workshop Closeout

  •  Galya Balatsky, LANL