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APPENDIX A
The Future of the Nuclear Security Environment in 2015

An International Workshop Sponsored by the U.S. National Academies (NAS) and the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS)


November 12–13, 2007

Hall L/M

Austria Center


Vienna, Austria

AGENDA

November 12, 2007

9:00 – 9:30

Opening Remarks

 

Welcome and Introductory Remarks from the U.S. National Academies’ -the Russian Academy of Sciences’ Joint Committee on the Future of the Nuclear Security Environment in 2015

 

Rose Gottemoeller, NAS Committee Co-Chair, Director, Carnegie Moscow Center

 

Ashot A. Sarkisov, RAS Committee Co-Chair, Advisor, Russian Academy of Sciences

9:30 – 10:45

Session I: Overview of U.S.-Russian Partnership and Perceptions of the Threat Environment

 

“Leadership Through Partnership: A Vision for the 2015 Nuclear Security Relationship between the U.S. and Russia,” Ambassador Linton Brooks, Former Administrator of the U.S. National Nuclear Security Administration

 

“Fundamental Principles of Russian-U.S. Cooperation in the Nuclear Arena,” Lev D. Ryabev, Advisor, Rosatom

 

Discussion



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APPENDIX A The Future of the Nuclear Security Environment in 2015 An International Workshop Sponsored by the U.S. National Academies (NAS) and the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) November 12–13, 2007 Hall L/M Austria Center Vienna, Austria AGENDA November 12, 2007 9:00 – 9:30 Opening Remarks Welcome and Introductory Remarks from the U.S. National Academies’ - the Russian Academy of Sciences’ Joint Committee on the Future of the Nuclear Security Environment in 2015 Rose Gottemoeller, NAS Committee Co-Chair, Director, Carnegie Moscow Center Ashot A. Sarkisov, RAS Committee Co-Chair, Advisor, Russian Academy of Sciences 9:30 – 10:45 Session I: Overview of U.S.-Russian Partnership and Perceptions of the Threat Environment “Leadership Through Partnership: A Vision for the 2015 Nuclear Security Relationship between the U.S. and Russia,” Ambassador Linton Brooks, Former Administrator of the U.S. National Nuclear Security Administration “Fundamental Principles of Russian-U.S. Cooperation in the Nuclear Arena,” Lev D. Ryabev, Advisor, Rosatom Discussion 261

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10:45 – 11:15 Break 11:15 – 12:30 Session II: Accumulated Experience through Long-Term Cooperation, Applying Lessons Learned from U.S.-Russian MPC&A Programs “The Experience of MPC&A Partnership between Russia and the United States,” Sergei V. Antipov, Kurchatov Institute “Material Protection, Control, and Accounting: Lessons Learned Applied to the United States and Russian Nuclear Security Cooperation in 2015,” Dori Ellis, Director, Global Security Programs, Sandia National Laboratories “Kola Technical and Training Center of the Russian Naval Fleet,” Sergei V. Antipov, Kurchatov Institute Discussion 12:30 – 14:00 Lunch Buffet for All Workshop Participants, Lounge 5/6 14:00 – 14:15 Welcome from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Tariq Rauf, Head of the Verification and Security Policy Coordination Section, Office of External Relations and Policy Co–ordination, Office of the Director General, IAEA 14:15 – 15:30 Session III: Full Partnership – Sharing Strategic, Management, and Financial Responsibilities “Strategic Master Plan Development as an Example of Efficient International Cooperation in Addressing Large Problems in the Nuclear Arena,” Ashot A. Sarkisov, RAS Committee Co-Chair, Advisor, Russian Academy of Sciences “Minimizing Civil Highly Enriched Uranium Stocks by 2015: A Forward- Looking Assessment of U.S.-Russian Cooperation,” Philipp Bleek, Visiting Fellow, Center for Strategic and International Studies “Cost-Sharing Arrangements in International Science and Technology Cooperation: The CRDF Experience,” Eric Novotny, Senior Vice President, Civilian Research and Development Foundation Discussion 15:30 – 16:00 Break 16:00 – 17:15 Session IV: A Nuclear Renaissance – Expanding Nuclear Energy and Associated Security Challenges “International Uranium Enrichment Centre in Angarsk: A Way to Ensure the Security of Supply and Non-Proliferation,” Sergei V. Ruchkin, Russian Representative, World Nuclear Association 262

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“Nuclear Power of Fast Reactors: A New Start,” Viktor V. Orlov, Professor, Research and Development Institute of Power Engineering “Legal Aspects of Implementation and Fulfillment of U.S.-Russian Cooperative Agreements on the Peaceful Use of Nuclear Energy,” Alexander A. Pikaev, Head of the Department, International and Inter-regional Conflicts Center for International Security “Prospects of U.S.-Russian Cooperation in the Area of Nuclear Non-proliferation in the Context of Problems Arising from Nuclear Power Renaissance,” Evgeny N. Avrorin, Scientific Director Emeritus, All-Russian Scientific Research Institute of Technical Physics Discussion 17:15 – 17:30 Review of the Day’s Discussion 17:30 Adjourn 17:45 Reception, Vienna Austria Centre, Lounge 5/6, All Welcome November 13, 2007 9:00 – 9:30 Reflections of the Co-Chairs Ashot A. Sarkisov, RAS Committee Co-Chair, Advisor, Russian Academy of Sciences Rose Gottemoeller, NAS Committee Co-Chair, Director, Carnegie Moscow Center 9:30 – 10:45 Session V: Creative Solutions to Tomorrow’s Challenges – Opportunities for Bi-lateral and Multi-lateral Cooperation “Nuclear Terrorism Threats and Responses,” Cristina Hansell, Director, Newly- Independent States Non-proliferation Program, Monterey Institute “Partnership Arrangements between the State and the Private Sector,” Vyacheslav M. Apanasenko, Associate Member of the Russian Academy of Rocket and Artillery Sciences “U.S. and Russian Collaboration in the Area of Nuclear Forensics,” Michael Kristo, Nuclear Forensics Task Manager, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Discussion 10:45 – 11:15 Break 263

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11:15 – 12:30 Session VI: Nuclear Security and Non-Proliferation for the Coming Decades – Cooperation in a Global Context “Problems of Non-Proliferation and the Control of Nuclear Weapons,” Viktor S. Koltunov, Senior Professor, Institute of Strategic Stability, Rosatom “Approaches to the Reduction of Risk Associated with Nuclear Multi-polarity,” Pavel S. Zolotarev, Deputy Director, Institute of USA and Canada, RAS “Nuclear Security and North Korea: Is Threat Reduction Possible?” Joel Wit, Senior Research Fellow, Weatherhead Institute for East Asian Studies, Columbia University “Russian–U.S. Cooperation in the Area of Non-Proliferation: United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540,” Viktor S. Slipchenko, United Nations Security Council Committee 1540, Expert, United Nations Discussion 12:30 – 14:00 Lunch Buffet for All Workshop Participants, Lounge 5/6 14:00 – 15:30 A Path Forward: Suggestions and Proposals for the Next Decades of Cooperation, Open Discussion 15:30 – 16:00 Break 16:00 – 17:00 Summary of Discussion 17:00 – 17:30 Closing Remarks and Thanks 17:30 Adjourn 264