NTI Experts Present on Verification, Radiological and Nuclear Security at Institute of Nuclear Material Management Annual Meeting

Experts from the Nuclear Threat Initiative will make presentations at the 58th annual Institute of Nuclear Materials Management (INMM) meeting on topics including radiological security, U.S.-Russia cooperation, and nuclear disarmament verification. The INMM meeting, held in Indian Wells, CA, from July 16-20, provides a forum for international specialists to exchange the latest technical information related to nuclear materials management, including safeguards and security. NTI experts submitted the following papers to the meeting: 

Re-Examining the State of Radiological Source Security in Russia 
Paper Authors: Alex Bednarek and Ioanna Iliopulos
Presentation by Alex Bednarek (Monday, July 17, 3:40 pm, Session -
Nuclear Security and Physical Protection: System Effectiveness and Policy Issue)

Progress Under the International Partnership for Nuclear Disarmament Verification 
Paper Authors: Martin Rioux-Lefebvre, Andrew Bieniawski and Andrew Newman
Presentation by Martin Rioux-Lefebvre (
Tuesday, July 18, 10:40 am, Session -Nonproliferation and Arms Control: Arms Control Verification Concepts)

Pathways to Cooperation: A Menu of Potential U.S.-Russian Cooperative Projects in the Nuclear Sphere
Presentation by
Leon Ratz (Tuesday, July 18, 3:40 pm, Session - Nonproliferation and Arms Control: U.S.-Russia Cooperation)

Case Study: An Analysis of Several National Approaches to Alternative Technologies for Radioactive Sources 
Paper Authors: Andrew Bieniawski, Ioanna Iliopulos and Michelle Nalabandian
Presentation by
Michelle Nalabandian (Wednesday, July 19, 2:20 pm, Session - Nonproliferation and Arms Control: Innovative Ideas in Nonproliferation)

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July 12, 2017
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Experts from the Nuclear Threat Initiative will make presentations at the 58th annual Institute of Nuclear Materials Management (INMM) meeting on topics including radiological security, U.S.-Russia cooperation, and nuclear disarmament verification.