On July 8, 2018 NTI CEO and Co-Chair Ernest J. Moniz participated
in a panel discussion about the future of nuclear weapons hosted by the Santa
Fe Opera and Creative Santa Fe in New Mexico. Moniz was joined by
internationally acclaimed stage director and librettist of the new production of Doctor Atomic at the Santa Fe Opera Peter Sellars and the show’s choreographer Emily
discussion, moderated by former television journalist Sam Donaldson, covered
the complex history of nuclear weapons in New Mexico and current proliferation
challenges. Panelists also discussed creative process of the opera and explored
how the arts can catalyze positive impact and change on social issues.
Watch the full event below.
This event was part of ongoing “Disruptive
Futures” programming by Creative Santa Fe. In 2016, as part of this thematic
work, NTI collaborated with Creative Santa Fe and partners NSquare and PopTech
to host a cross-sector four-day
convening of more than 40 next-generation leaders with backgrounds
in the military, the sciences, technology, policy, business and the arts.