Vice President, International Fuel Cycle Strategies
Vice President and other NTI leaders and staff are playing a key role
as the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management (INMM) hosts its 59th
annual meeting this week in Baltimore, MD.
who is concluding a one-year term as president of INMM, gave opening remarks at
the first plenary session on Monday and will facilitate several discussions
over the week. She also will chair the closing plenary interactive session.
Monday, NTI Program Assistant Alex
Bednarek will present on NTI’s work with the State of California to secure
radiological materials during a technical session focused on “Radioactive
Materials Protection.” Click here to read the paper submitted for this presentation.
Vice President Laura
Holgate will chair two panels: A nonproliferation and arms control panel
discussion on Tuesday, July 24 entitled, “Securing the Future of Advanced
Nuclear Reactors – Security and Safeguards by Design,” and an international
safeguards panel discussion on Wednesday, July 25, “Building on State
Thursday, July 26, NTI President Joan
Rohlfing will participate in a panel on the “NPT at 50 – What Next?”
Joining her will be Laura Rockwood of the Vienna Center for Nonproliferation
and Disarmament, Susan Koch of the National Institute for Public Policy, and Will Tobey
of the Belfer Center.
activities took place over the weekend before the conference officially kicked off.
Notably, Hinderstein and NTI Senior Director Richard
Johnson attended special workshop where they earned a professional
certificate on Policy and Technical Fundamentals of International Nuclear
NTI has a history of participation in the INMM meetings.
Read about the presentations submitted by NTI staff at last year’s event here.
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Co-Chair and CEO of NTI and CEO and President of the EFI Foundation Ernest J. Moniz, Executive Director of CATF Armond Cohen, and experts from NTI, EFI Foundation, and CATF briefed Managing Director and CEO of ENEC His Excellency Mohamed Al Hammadi and ENEC staff on their work promoting the responsible, sustainable, and effective expansion of nuclear energy.
“The bottom line is that the countries and areas with the greatest responsibility for protecting the world from a catastrophic act of nuclear terrorism are derelict in their duty,” the 2023 NTI Index reports.
NTI and ENEC signed a three-year agreement for a new collaborative nuclear security project, “Building a Cooperative Approach to the Future of Nuclear Energy Development and Nonproliferation.”