NTI Seminar Series

Challenge

Ongoing need for new and creative thinking and robust dialogue on global security challenges related to weapons of mass destruction and disruption.

Action

Convene leading experts for on-the-record discussions hosted by NTI Co-Chair and CEO Ernest J. Moniz on critical security issues.

Results

Thought leaders from across a variety of sectors contribute to new thinking and ideas on pressing global security issues.

NTI launched a seminar series in the Spring of 2018 to foster new and creative thinking on issues relating to weapons of mass destruction and disruption.  This series of on-the-record discussions in Washington, DC, hosted by NTI Co-Chair and CEO Ernest J. Moniz features leading global security experts, authors, and industry professionals sharing their perspectives and expertise.

The seminar series attracts hundreds of visitors from variety of backgrounds, sectors, and experience levels.  Each seminar event takes a deep dive into a pressing global topic and challenge related to NTI’s work, such as North Korea’s nuclear program, the Iran nuclear deal, biosecurity tech and innovation, the growing cyber security threat, and more. See the links below for detailed information on each of our seminars, including video of presentations when available. 

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NTI Seminar: Impressions and Implications of the Iran Nuclear Archive

The Israeli government invited a team from Harvard to review documents and media seized during a raid on Iran’s secret warehouse. Team leaders Matthew Bunn and Rolf Mowatt-Larssen published a paper on their findings in May 2019. They discussed their findings and implications for policy makers at an NTI Seminar.
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NTI Seminar: Iran Nuclear Archive - Impressions and Observations

Ted Turner Boardroom, NTI
As part of NTI's ongoing seminar series, Matthew Bunn and Rolf Mowatt-Larssen detailed key findings from their report on Israeli intelligence regarding the Iranian nuclear weapons program: the Iran Nuclear Archive.
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NTI Seminar: Promise or Peril? The Future of Artificial Intelligence

Ted Turner Boardroom, NTI
On May 8, 2019, as part of NTI's ongoing seminar series, Deputy Under Secretary for Artificial Intelligence and Technology at the U.S. Department of Energy, Dr. Dimitri Kusnezov, discussed the opportunities and challenges presented by AI.
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NTI Seminar: Safe, Secure, Reliable Nuclear Weapons with Former Sandia Lab Director Jill Hruby

Nuclear Threat Initiative, 1776 Eye Street NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20006
On January 31, 2019, Jill Hruby, former director of Sandia National Labs, gave a behind-the-scenes look how at the U.S. national labs conduct the annual assessment of the nuclear weapons stockpile and maintain the capabilities needed to ensure the nuclear deterrent into the future.
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NTI Seminar: Neuroscientist Moran Cerf on How the Brain Processes Risk

Nuclear Threat Initiative, 1776 Eye Street NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20006
The potential consequences of nuclear weapons use or climate change, to name two of the world’s leading threats, are undeniably terrifying – so why are these concerns not on the forefront of everyone’s minds? On December 12, 2018, Dr. Moran Cerf, professor of neuroscience and business at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, headlined the December installment of NTI’s Seminar Series to discuss how the brain processes risk, how risk is studied, and what influences risk perception – all of which have interesting implications for the field of catastrophic risk reduction.
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